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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VGR. The highest price target was 27, implying a possible profit of 27.24 percent. The minimum price target given was 27, implying a possible loss of 27.24 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -10 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.03 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VGR to grow at a rate of 67.98 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of VGR is 0.82.

VGR has traded between a high of 23.24 and a low of 19.79 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.23 percent, 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.