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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VNTV. The most optimistic price target was 76, which equates to a potential upside of 18.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 60, which equates to a potential downside 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.32 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.15 percent in FY estimates.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

VNTV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 147.08 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, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of VNTV is 0.35.

In the last 52-weeks, VNTV has achieved a high of 66.24 and a low of 52.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.06 percent, and 3.35 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of VNTV is $12.69 billion. VNTV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.