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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CBF. The maximum price target given was 46, implying potential capital gains of 20.89 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, which equates to a potential downside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.04 percent. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CBF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 26.25 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CBF has a PEG ratio of 0.96.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CBF hit 45.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 28.84. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.93 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.