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.

Several price targets were given for VGR by the analysts covering the stock. 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 potential capital losses of 27.24 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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. 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of VGR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 67.98 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of VGR is 0.82.

VGR has a 52-week high of 23.24 and a 52-week low of 19.79. Currently the stock is 7.23 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.69 percent. 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.