Analyst Ratings for BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF)

Updated: 2017-07-26

BOK Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:BOKF) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. BOKF had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

BOKF was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 95, implying potential capital gains of 9.7 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 82, which equates to a potential downside of -5.31 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.77 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 7 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.29 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.82 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 5 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BOKF to grow at a rate of 22.37 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BOKF is 0.91.

BOKF has traded between a high of 88.80 and a low of 62.76 over the past year. Today's price is 37.99 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.48 percent below the high. BOKF has a price/earnings ratio of 20.35. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BOKF value stock report compares BOKF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.75 billion. BOKF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.