Analyst Ratings for Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (CTBI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CTBI) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, CTBI was issued an average rating of Hold.

0 analysts declared CTBI a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for CTBI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 45.5, implying a possible profit of 6.43 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, implying potential capital losses of -1.75 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.37 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.37 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.54 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.54 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CTBI to grow at a rate of 2.88 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CTBI has a PEG ratio of 5.58.

In the last 52-weeks, CTBI has achieved a high of 51.35 and a low of 34.43. Today's price is 24.16 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. CTBI has a price/earnings ratio of 16.07. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CTBI value stock report compares CTBI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CTBI is $0.76162 billion. CTBI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.