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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CBF. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 46, which equates to a potential upside of 20.89 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, implying a possible loss of 5.12 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1.04 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.53 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CBF to grow at a rate of 26.25 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 15.44 percent below the high. 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 market cap of CBF is $1.98 billion. CBF will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.