Vail Resorts, Inc. [NYSE:MTN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Pro stock traders frequently make sure to pay attention what expert market analysts are saying about a potential stock buy. Regarding Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] right now, the most recent ratings from Wall St. analysts that we can see right now is regarding the quarter that’s slated to end in July. On average, stock market experts give MTN an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 11.80 to 35.00. This is compared to its latest closing price of $198.55.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] is sitting at 1.78. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.56.

For the quarter ending in Oct-18 Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] generated $0.22 billion in sales. That’s 6.17% lower than the average estimate of $0.23 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that on the whole, this stock is not presenting an attractive investment option, as there are too many red flags that don’t point to a high-value ROI.

Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Thu 14 Mar (In 32 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] sitting at +20.44 and its Gross Margin at +32.95, this company’s Net Margin is now 14.90%. These measurements indicate that Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 13.36, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 14.30%. Its Return on Equity is 24.04, and its Return on Assets is 9.29. These metrics all suggest that Vail Resorts, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 80.07. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 44.47, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 31.31. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 77.66, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 43.12. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 15.01 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.07. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.59, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.10. Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] has a Price to Book Ratio of 7.06, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 21.01 and P/E Ratio of 28.38. These metrics suggest that this publicly-traded organization will not likely result in investment gains.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] earns $59,513 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 9.63 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.49. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.76 and its Current Ratio is 0.91. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] has 40.51M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $8.17B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 179.60 to 302.76. At its current price, it has moved by -33.39% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 12.29% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.63, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 51.89. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] a Reliable Buy?

Vail Resorts, Inc. [MTN] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.