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 highest price target was 19.1, implying a possible profit of 33.75 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15.4, which equates to a potential downside of 7.84 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 downwards for this quarter, by about -8.7 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.52 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 -3.45 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of VIV to grow at a rate of 37.16 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of VIV is 0.55.

VIV has a 52-week high of 15.69 and a 52-week low of 11.95. Currently the stock is 19.5 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of VIV is $23.08 billion. VIV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.