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 potential capital gains of 6.43 percent. The lowest price target was 42, implying a possible loss of -1.75 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CTBI has a PEG ratio of 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.