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 highest 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. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VNTV to grow at a rate of 147.08 percent. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. 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 P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.