Analyst Ratings for BancFirst Corp. (BANF)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. BANF had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BANF. The highest price target was 115, implying potential capital gains of 8.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 92, implying a possible loss of -13.29 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 10.5 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 10.5 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 9.42 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.54 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BANF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BANF is 2.62.

BANF has a 52-week high of 115.80 and a 52-week low of 58.60. Currently the stock is 81.06 percent higher than its low, and 8.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. BANF has a price/earnings ratio of 20.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BANF value stock report compares BANF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.7 billion. BANF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.