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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VLRS. The most optimistic price target was 20.49, implying a possible profit of 51.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 13, which equates to a potential downside of -3.85 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of VLRS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 38 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.2 billion. VLRS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.