Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF(VFV:TSX) STA Research Assigns a Hold rating

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by: STA Research
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STA Research Assigns Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF with a Hold rating and a target price of $75 on the share price.

Based on the Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF stock forecasts from 0 analysts, the average analyst target price for Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF is not available over the next 12 months. Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF’s average analyst rating is . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF is Bullish , which is based on 5 positive signals and 2 negative signals. At the last closing, Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF’s stock price was CAD 86.50Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF’s stock price has changed by +0.41% over the past week, -2.84% over the past month and -6.88% over the last year.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

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.

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.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What we don’t like:

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

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