NYSE:VMW - VMware Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $146.33 -0.79 (-0.54 %) (As of 01/16/2019 09:48 AM ET)Previous Close$147.12Today's Range$146.03 - $147.4952-Week Range$108.46 - $169.25Volume564 shsAverage Volume1.60 million shsMarket Capitalization$59.10 billionP/E Ratio38.10Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.68 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings VMware (NYSE:VMW) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.25 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for VMware in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $167.6818, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 14.59%. The high price target for VMW is $200.00 and the low price target for VMW is $125.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuyConsensus Rating Score: 2.562.582.582.53Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)15 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)8 Hold Rating(s)15 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)16 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)17 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $167.6818$169.45$159.0909$146.0385Price Target Upside: 14.59% upside2.41% upside9.26% upside6.13% downsideVMware (NYSE:VMW) Consensus Price Target History VMware (NYSE:VMW) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails1/15/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal$175.00 ➝ $152.00High1/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00Low1/11/2019Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$155.00Medium1/10/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$175.00 ➝ $170.00Low1/9/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$168.00Medium1/8/2019OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $170.00Low1/8/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$166.00Low1/4/2019KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$199.00 ➝ $172.00High11/30/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$165.00 ➝ $194.00High11/30/2018NomuraSet Price TargetReduce ➝ Reduce$115.00 ➝ $128.00High11/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$180.00 ➝ $200.00High11/30/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$142.00 ➝ $145.00High11/30/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$174.00 ➝ $190.00High11/30/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$186.00 ➝ $196.00High11/30/2018WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00High11/30/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$150.00 ➝ $155.00High8/24/2018William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformHigh7/16/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$190.00Low7/10/2018Wells Fargo & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$135.00 ➝ $155.00Low6/1/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$163.00High5/24/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$125.00Low4/11/2018Monness Crespi & HardtInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralLow3/2/2018Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh2/15/2018Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow1/29/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $175.00High1/29/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$150.00 ➝ $160.00High12/1/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $135.00Low12/1/2017GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow12/1/2017Drexel HamiltonDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium9/6/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00Low8/29/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold$94.00Medium8/28/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$110.00 ➝ $120.00High8/18/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$95.00Low6/3/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralHigh2/7/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeHold ➝ OutperformN/A1/30/2017Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/A1/27/2017InstinetBoost Price TargetNeutral$68.00 ➝ $78.00N/A(Data available from 1/16/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Call Option?