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. 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.52 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 -3.45 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VIV to grow at a rate of 37.16 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of VIV is 0.55.

In the last 52-weeks, VIV has achieved a high of 15.69 and a 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 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 market cap of VIV is $23.08 billion. VIV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.