Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged (VSP:TSX) STA Research assigns a Hold rating

STA Research assigned a Hold rating, with a $60 target on the VSP’s stock price.

Based on the Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged stock (vsp stock price) forecasts from 0 analysts, the average analyst target price for Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged (vsp stock price) is $60 over the next 12 months. Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged’s (vsp stock price) average analyst rating is currently a Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 1 positive signals and 2 negative signals. At the last closing, Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged’s stock price was CAD 65.15. Vanguard S&P 500 CAD hedged’s stock price has changed by +3.28% over the past week, -4.34% over the past month and -9.56% over the last year.

What we like:

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Vanguard Growth Portfolio (VGRO:TSX) STA Research assigns a Underperform rating

STA Research assigns Vanguard Growth Portfolio with a Underperform rating with a target of $25 per share on the stock.

Based on the Vanguard Growth Portfolio stock (vgro stock) forecasts from 1 analysts, the average analyst target price for Vanguard Growth Portfolio (vgro stock) is $25 over the next 12 months. Vanguard Growth Portfolio’s (vgro stock) average analyst rating is . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Vanguard Growth Portfolio (vgro stock) is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 2 positive signals and 1 negative signals. At the last closing, Vanguard Growth Portfolio’s stock price was CAD 27.99. Vanguard Growth Portfolio’s stock price has changed by +0.46% over the past week, -1.56% over the past month and -10.66% over the last year.

What we like:

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

 

What we don’t like:

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.