Analyst Ratings for Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc. (BPFH)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BPFH) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, BPFH was issued an average rating of Hold.

0 analysts declared BPFH a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for BPFH by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 17.75, which equates to a potential upside of 17.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, implying potential capital losses of -0.66 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.17 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.56 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.27 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BPFH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 16.13 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BPFH has a PEG ratio of 1.23.

In the last 52-weeks, BPFH has achieved a high of 17.88 and a low of 11.77. Today's price is 28.29 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.55 percent below the high. BPFH has a P/E ratio of 19.87. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BPFH value stock report compares BPFH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion. BPFH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.