News stories about Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vail Resorts earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7871452168312 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on MTN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vail Resorts from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $224.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Bank of America Corporation reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $228.00 price objective (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Vail Resorts in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $229.00 price objective (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Vail Resorts in a research note on Sunday, June 11th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $226.00 price objective on shares of Vail Resorts in a research note on Sunday, June 11th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $233.00 price objective (up previously from $207.50) on shares of Vail Resorts in a research note on Sunday, June 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $219.44.

Shares of Vail Resorts (NYSE MTN) opened at 228.39 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $214.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $201.05. Vail Resorts has a 1-year low of $151.60 and a 1-year high of $230.00. The stock has a market cap of $9.15 billion, a PE ratio of 44.45 and a beta of 0.55.

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 8th. The company reported $4.40 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.86 by $0.46. Vail Resorts had a net margin of 10.78% and a return on equity of 14.99%. The business had revenue of $794.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $802.59 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $4.23 EPS. Vail Resorts’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Vail Resorts will post $4.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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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