Media coverage about Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vail Resorts earned a news impact score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.5188844605655 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a $265.00 target price on shares of Vail Resorts in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Stifel Nicolaus increased their target price on Vail Resorts from $232.00 to $235.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 8th. MKM Partners decreased their target price on Vail Resorts to $252.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut Vail Resorts from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Bank of America increased their target price on Vail Resorts from $245.00 to $250.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Vail Resorts has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $250.67.

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) opened at $205.97 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 0.41 and a current ratio of 0.56. Vail Resorts has a one year low of $176.42 and a one year high of $237.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $8,322.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.97 and a beta of 0.49.

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 7th. The company reported ($2.00) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.90) by ($0.10). Vail Resorts had a net margin of 12.55% and a return on equity of 12.28%. The firm had revenue of $220.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $198.95 million. During the same period last year, the company earned ($1.70) EPS. The company’s revenue was up 23.9% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Vail Resorts will post 6.9 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Michele Romanow purchased 225 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $221.54 per share, with a total value of $49,846.50. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 1,663 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $368,421.02. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 3.30% of the company’s stock.

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About Vail Resorts

Vail Resorts, Inc is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Mountain, Lodging and Real Estate. Its Mountain segment operates over 10 mountain resort properties and approximately three urban ski areas, as well as ancillary services, primarily including, ski school, dining, and retail/rental operations.

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