Analyst Ratings for BBCN Bancorp Inc (BBCN)Updated: 2016-07-31
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BBCN. The maximum price target given was 19, which equates to a potential upside of 23.62 percent. The minimum price target given was 16.5, implying a possible loss of 7.35 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 21.88 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 77.78 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.51 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of BBCN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BBCN is 2.21.
BBCN has traded between a high of 0.00 and a low of 0.00 over the past year. Currently the stock is 0 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion. BBCN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-08-02, days from today.