Vantiv Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Vantiv Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Vantiv positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Vantiv Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Vantiv buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Vantiv Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Vantiv Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 73.59  2.28  3.01%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Vantiv Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Vantiv Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1288, jensen alpha of 0.0967, total risk alpha of (0.5), sortino ratio of 0.0765 and treynor ratio of 0.3249
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation on Vantiv Inc that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Vantiv Inc. Our advice engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Vantiv Inc is not overpriced, please validate all Vantiv fundamentals including its Debt to Equity, and the relationship between Gross Profit and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that Vantiv Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 32.89 M, we advise you double-check Vantiv Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.45Value At Risk2.77
Potential Upside2.61Standard Deviation1.75
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Vantiv Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1.35
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.11

Vantiv Volatility Alert

Vantiv Inc currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.43. It has Information Ratio of 0.11 and Jensen Alpha of 0.1. However, we do advice investors to further question Vantiv Inc expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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FundamentalsVantivPeer Average
Return On Equity26.68 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.25 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin6.07 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin15.49 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation16.44 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding162.54 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.34 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions130.92 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted32.89 M3.24 M
Price to Earning59.01 times40.69 times
Price to Book21.33 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.34 times17.81 times
Revenue3.92 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.9 B21.75 B
EBITDA913.96 M1.41 B
Net Income237.63 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents99.47 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.62 times5.17 times
Total Debt4.75 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity770.2 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.71 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share3.45 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations765.86 M1.25 B
Short Ratio12.18 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.25 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.5 times1.22 times
Number of Employees3.31 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization13.08 B29.78 B
Total Asset6.47 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings689.51 M38.24 B
Working Capital(177.88 M)3.58 B
Current Asset1.12 B36.8 B
Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Gpe Vi Ftco Investment Gp Limited Partnership of 1643773 shares of Vantiv [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.1288
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.3349
Mean Deviation1.26
Semi Deviation1.57
Downside Deviation2.43
Coefficient Of Variation390.64
Standard Deviation1.75
Information Ratio0.1059
Jensen Alpha0.0967
Total Risk Alpha(0.5)
Sortino Ratio0.0765
Treynor Ratio0.3249
Maximum Drawdown8.15
Value At Risk(2.77)
Potential Upside2.61
Downside Variance5.89
Semi Variance2.47
Expected Short fall(1.3)

Current Valuation

Vantiv Current Valuation Analysis
Vantiv Inc is rated fifth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Business Services industry is at this time estimated at about 145.46 Billion. Vantiv retains roughly 16.44 Billion in current valuation claiming about 11% of stocks in Business Services industry.