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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VIV. The highest price target was 19.1, which equates to a potential upside of 33.75 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 15.4, which equates to a potential downside of 7.84 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of VIV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 37.16 percent. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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.

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 lower than its 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.