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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BANF. The maximum price target given was 115, which equates to a potential upside of 8.39 percent. The lowest price target was 92, implying potential capital losses of -13.29 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 10.5 percent. That number becomes 10.5 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 9.42 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.54 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BANF to grow at a rate of 8 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BANF is 2.62.

In the last 52-weeks, BANF has achieved a high of 115.80 and a 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 P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.