Analysts are projecting Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years. Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 23.85% over the next year and 20.00% over the next five years.
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Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU)’s trailing 12- months EPS is 0.22. Last year, their EPS growth was 73.30% and their EPS growth over the past five years was -9.30%.
Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU)’s stock was 9.53%. Last week, it was 11.31%, -8.26% over the last quarter, and -14.23% for the past half-year.
Over the past 50 days, Virtusa Corporation stock was -9.79% off of the high and 23.41% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. -20.39% (High), 23.41%, (Low).
Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU)’s performance this year to date is 9.53%. The stock has performed 11.31% over the last seven days, 15.10% over the last thirty, and -8.26% over the last three months. Over the last six months, Virtusa Corporation’s stock has been -14.23% and 1.19% for the year.
FUTURE GROWTH ESTIMATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 1.50 on the stock. This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Brokerages covering the name have a $62.43 on the stock.
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