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.

CBF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 46, implying potential capital gains of 20.89 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, implying potential capital losses of 5.12 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.53 percent.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CBF has a PEG ratio of 0.96.

CBF has a 52-week high of 45.00 and a 52-week low of 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 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.