Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN – Get Free Report) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the six brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $271.33.
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on Vail Resorts from $272.00 to $276.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Vail Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $268.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Truist Financial raised shares of Vail Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $263.00 to $290.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of Vail Resorts in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Vail Resorts from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, October 9th.
Institutional Trading of Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts Trading Up 1.3 %
Shares of MTN opened at $225.44 on Friday. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $225.08 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $234.54. Vail Resorts has a twelve month low of $204.88 and a twelve month high of $269.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 34.21, a PEG ratio of 1.76 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.06.
Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN – Get Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, September 28th. The company reported ($3.35) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($3.28) by ($0.07). The business had revenue of $269.77 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $282.26 million. Vail Resorts had a return on equity of 17.12% and a net margin of 9.28%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($2.70) earnings per share. On average, research analysts anticipate that Vail Resorts will post 9.08 EPS for the current year.
Vail Resorts Dividend Announcement
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 10th were issued a $2.06 dividend. This represents a $8.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 6th. Vail Resorts’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 125.04%.
About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates mountain resorts and regional ski areas in the United States. It operates through three segments: Mountain, Lodging, and Real Estate. The Mountain segment operates 41 destination mountain resorts and regional ski areas. This segment is also involved in the ancillary activities, including ski school, dining, and retail/rental operations, as well as real estate brokerage activities.
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