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.

CTBI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 45.5, implying a possible profit of 6.43 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, implying a possible loss 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

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 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CTBI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 2.88 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CTBI is 5.58.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CTBI hit 51.35 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 34.43. Currently the stock is 24.16 percent higher than its low, and 16.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. CTBI has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.76162 billion. CTBI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.