Analyst Ratings for Eagle Bancorp Inc. (EGBN)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Eagle Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for EGBN last month.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for EGBN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 72, implying a possible profit of 16.6 percent. The lowest price target was 64, implying potential capital losses of 3.64 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.49 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.12 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.68 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.01 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of EGBN to grow at a rate of 6.35 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. EGBN has a PEG ratio of 3.17.

EGBN has a 52-week high of 65.00 and a 52-week low of 47.20. Today's price is 30.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 5 percent lower than its 52-week high. EGBN has a P/E ratio of 20.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EGBN value stock report compares EGBN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EGBN is $2.11 billion. EGBN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.