Analyst Ratings for City Holding Co. (CHCO)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to City Holding Co. (NASDAQ:CHCO) by analysts covering the stock. CHCO had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave CHCO a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

CHCO was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 72, implying a possible profit of 9.99 percent. The minimum price target given was 66, implying a possible loss of 0.82 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 8.36 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.36 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 7.78 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.78 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 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 CHCO to grow at a rate of 0.18 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CHCO is 94.94.

In the last 52-weeks, CHCO has achieved a high of 74.90 and a low of 46.48. Today's price is 40.83 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 12.6 percent. CHCO has a P/E ratio of 17.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CHCO value stock report compares CHCO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion. CHCO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.