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 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, which equates to a potential downside of 5.12 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.04 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CBF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 26.25 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of CBF is 0.96.

CBF has traded between a high of 45.00 and a low of 28.84 over the past year. 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 P/E 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.