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 price target was 72, implying potential capital gains of 16.6 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 64, implying potential capital losses of 3.64 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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, 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. EGBN has a PEG ratio of 3.17.

In the last 52-weeks, EGBN has achieved a high of 65.00 and a low of 47.20. Today's price is 30.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 5 percent below the 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 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.