Equities research analysts expect Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) to announce earnings per share of $1.55 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Visteon’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.75 and the lowest is $1.29. Visteon posted earnings of $1.52 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 2%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Thursday, February 20th.

On average, analysts expect that Visteon will report full year earnings of $2.90 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.62 to $3.08. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $4.91 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.30 to $5.50. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Visteon.

Visteon (NYSE:VC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 24th. The auto parts company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $731.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $700.44 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.12 earnings per share. Visteon’s quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Visteon from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. Barclays raised Visteon from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $110.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday. Wolfe Research raised Visteon from a “peer perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $100.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 22nd. Royal Bank of Canada raised Visteon from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $90.00 to $106.00 in a research report on Friday, December 20th. Finally, Guggenheim assumed coverage on Visteon in a research report on Tuesday, October 15th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $85.46.

In other Visteon news, SVP Sunil K. Bilolikar sold 1,870 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.27, for a total value of $181,894.90. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 1,874 shares in the company, valued at approximately $182,283.98. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Brett D. Pynnonen sold 4,451 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.87, for a total value of $426,717.37. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 2,840 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $272,270.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.19% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new position in shares of Visteon in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $77,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Visteon by 107.2% in the 3rd quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,177 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $95,000 after buying an additional 609 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its holdings in shares of Visteon by 14.7% in the 3rd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,972 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $163,000 after buying an additional 252 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning acquired a new position in shares of Visteon in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $220,000. Finally, Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of Visteon in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $223,000.

VC stock traded down $2.11 during trading on Monday, reaching $85.43. 200,771 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 298,254. Visteon has a 1-year low of $44.04 and a 1-year high of $105.99. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $88.63 and its 200-day moving average price is $79.72.

About Visteon

Visteon Corporation is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturer (OEM), including Ford, Mazda, Nissan/Renault, General Motors, Honda BMW and Daimler. The Company operates through Electronics segment. The Electronics segment provides vehicle cockpit electronics products to customers, including instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics solutions and head up displays.

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