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.

Several price targets were given for EGBN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 72, implying potential capital gains of 16.6 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 64, which equates to a potential downside of 3.64 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.49 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of EGBN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6.35 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of EGBN is 3.17.

In the last 52-weeks, EGBN has achieved a high of 65.00 and a low of 47.20. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 30.83 percent, and below the high by 5 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion. EGBN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.