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 most optimistic price target was 20.49, which equates to a potential upside of 51.55 percent. The lowest 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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. VLRS has a PEG ratio of 8.29.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VLRS hit 20.03 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 11.33. Currently the stock is 19.33 percent higher than its low, and 32.5 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.