Analyst Ratings for BBCN Bancorp Inc (BBCN)Updated: 2016-07-31
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BBCN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 19, implying a possible profit of 23.62 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 16.5, implying a possible loss of 7.35 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.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 21.88 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 77.78 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.51 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.04 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of BBCN to grow at a rate of 5.83 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. BBCN has a PEG ratio of 2.21.
BBCN has traded between a high of 0.00 and a low of 0.00 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 0 percent, and 0 percent lower than its 52-week high. BBCN has a price/earnings ratio of 12.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BBCN value stock report compares BBCN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BBCN is $1.21 billion. BBCN's next earnings release will be on 2016-08-02, which is -1024 days away.