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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for VLRS. The maximum price target given was 20.49, implying potential capital gains of 51.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 13, which equates to a potential downside of -3.85 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -276.11 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -178.69 percent.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

VLRS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 38 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 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. Currently the stock is 19.33 percent higher than its low, and 32.5 percent below the high. VLRS has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.2 billion. VLRS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.