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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BPFH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 17.75, implying potential capital gains of 17.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, implying a possible loss of -0.66 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 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BPFH is 1.23.

BPFH has traded between a high of 17.88 and a low of 11.77 over the past year. Today's price is 28.29 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.55 percent lower than its 52-week high. BPFH has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.