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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for VIV. The most optimistic price target was 19.1, implying potential capital gains of 33.75 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15.4, implying a possible loss of 7.84 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -8.7 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

VIV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 37.16 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. VIV has a PEG ratio of 0.55.

In the last 52-weeks, VIV has achieved a high of 15.69 and a low of 11.95. Today's price is 19.5 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.99 percent lower than its 52-week high. VIV has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.