Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) had its price target upped by Deutsche Bank to $82.00 in a research note published on Monday. They currently have a buy rating on the business services provider’s stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on VNTV. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $82.00 price objective on Vantiv and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Sunday, August 13th. Citigroup lifted their price objective on Vantiv from $72.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a $80.00 price objective (up from $72.00) on shares of Vantiv in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $64.00 price objective on shares of Vantiv in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Vantiv from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $77.12.

Vantiv (VNTV) opened at $71.92 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.45. The company has a market capitalization of $12,775.47, a P/E ratio of 24.12, a P/E/G ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 0.58. Vantiv has a 12 month low of $56.55 and a 12 month high of $76.22.

Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $551.77 million. Vantiv had a return on equity of 41.19% and a net margin of 6.07%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.71 earnings per share. analysts predict that Vantiv will post 3.16 EPS for the current year.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. GAM Holding AG raised its position in shares of Vantiv by 41.6% during the second quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 20,573 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,303,000 after purchasing an additional 6,045 shares during the period. Strs Ohio raised its position in shares of Vantiv by 46.6% during the third quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 1,212,560 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $85,449,000 after purchasing an additional 385,704 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vantiv during the second quarter worth approximately $51,274,000. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its position in shares of Vantiv by 0.6% during the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 199,510 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $12,637,000 after purchasing an additional 1,178 shares during the period. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP raised its position in shares of Vantiv by 54.5% during the second quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 32,259 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,043,000 after purchasing an additional 11,383 shares during the period.

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Vantiv Company Profile

Vantiv, Inc is a holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC. The Company is a payment processor. The Company’s segments include Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The Company offers a range of payment processing services that enable its clients to meet their payment processing needs through a single provider.

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