Analyst Ratings for Capital Bank Financial Corp. (CBF)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Capital Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CBF) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CBF last month.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CBF. The maximum price target given was 46, implying potential capital gains of 20.89 percent. The lowest price target was 40, which equates to a potential downside of 5.12 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.04 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.53 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CBF to grow at a rate of 26.25 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 CBF is 0.96.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CBF hit 45.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 28.84. Currently the stock is 31.93 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 15.44 percent. CBF has a price/earnings ratio of 25.25. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CBF value stock report compares CBF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion. CBF will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.