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 a possible profit of 8.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 92, which equates to a potential downside of -13.29 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 10.5 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 10.5 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 9.42 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

BANF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BANF has a PEG ratio of 2.62.

BANF has traded between a high of 115.80 and a low of 58.60 over the past year. Today's price is 81.06 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.38 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.