Analyst Ratings for Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, VGR received an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 0 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

VGR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 27, implying potential capital gains of 27.24 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 27, implying potential capital losses of 27.24 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -10 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.03 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

VGR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 67.98 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. VGR has a PEG ratio of 0.82.

VGR has traded between a high of 23.24 and a low of 19.79 over the past year. Today's price is 7.23 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.69 percent lower than its 52-week high. VGR has a P/E ratio of 55.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VGR value stock report compares VGR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VGR is $2.75 billion. VGR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.