Analyst Ratings for Vantiv Inc. (VNTV)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Vantiv Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, VNTV was issued an average rating of Overweight.

16 analysts declared VNTV a buy, 3 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

VNTV was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 76, implying potential capital gains of 18.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 60, implying a possible loss of -6.28 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.

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 upwards by 0.32 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.15 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, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

VNTV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 147.08 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. VNTV has a PEG ratio of 0.35.

VNTV has a 52-week high of 66.24 and a 52-week low of 52.45. Currently the stock is 22.06 percent higher than its low, and 3.35 percent below the high. VNTV has a price/earnings ratio of 51.22. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VNTV value stock report compares VNTV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.69 billion. VNTV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.