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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VGR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 27, implying potential capital gains of 27.24 percent. The lowest price target was 27, implying a possible loss 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -10 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.03 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. VGR has a PEG ratio of 0.82.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VGR hit 23.24 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 19.79. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.75 billion. VGR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.