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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for EFSC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 50, implying a possible profit of 26.58 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, implying a possible loss of 13.92 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 0.75 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.34 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.95 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of EFSC to grow at a rate of 9.1 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of EFSC is 1.87.

In the trailing 52-weeks, EFSC hit 46.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 28.07. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.72 percent, and 14.59 percent below the high. EFSC has a price/earnings 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.