Analyst Ratings for Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (EFSC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:EFSC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, EFSC received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EFSC. The highest price target was 50, which equates to a potential upside of 26.58 percent. The minimum price target given was 45, implying potential capital losses of 13.92 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.75 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.34 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.95 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

EFSC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 9.1 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. EFSC has a PEG ratio of 1.87.

EFSC has traded between a high of 46.25 and a low of 28.07 over the past year. Today's price is 40.72 percent above the 52-week low, and 14.59 percent below the high. EFSC has a P/E ratio of 17.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EFSC value stock report compares EFSC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EFSC is $0.9347 billion. EFSC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.