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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BOKF. The maximum price target given was 95, implying potential capital gains of 9.7 percent. The lowest price target was 82, which equates to a potential downside of -5.31 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 0.77 percent. That number becomes 7 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 0.29 percent. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

The growth rate of BOKF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 22.37 percent. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. BOKF has a PEG ratio of 0.91.

BOKF has traded between a high of 88.80 and a low of 62.76 over the past year. Currently the stock is 37.99 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.48 percent. 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.