Analyst Ratings for Telefonica Brasil S.A. ADR (VIV)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Telefonica Brasil S.A. ADR (NYSE:VIV) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. VIV had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 18 analysts covering the stock, 12 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

VIV was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 19.1, implying potential capital gains of 33.75 percent. The lowest price target was 15.4, which equates to a potential downside of 7.84 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -8.7 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.52 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.45 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VIV to grow at a rate of 37.16 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. VIV has a PEG ratio of 0.55.

VIV has a 52-week high of 15.69 and a 52-week low of 11.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 19.5 percent, and 8.99 percent below the high. VIV has a P/E ratio of 20.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VIV value stock report compares VIV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.08 billion. VIV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.