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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VNTV. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 76, implying potential capital gains 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of VNTV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 147.08 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. VNTV has a PEG ratio of 0.35.

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