Analyst Ratings for Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion S.A.B. de C.V. ADR (VLRS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion S.A.B. de C.V. ADR (NYSE:VLRS) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. VLRS had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 15 analysts covering the stock, 10 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

VLRS was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 20.49, which equates to a potential upside of 51.55 percent. The lowest price target was 13, implying potential capital losses of -3.85 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -276.11 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -178.69 percent in FY estimates.

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 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VLRS to grow at a rate of 38 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of VLRS is 8.29.

VLRS has traded between a high of 20.03 and a low of 11.33 over the past year. Today's price is 19.33 percent above the 52-week low, and 32.5 percent lower than its 52-week high. VLRS has a P/E ratio of 314.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VLRS value stock report compares VLRS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VLRS is $1.2 billion. VLRS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.