Analyst Ratings for German American Bancorp Inc. (GABC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to German American Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, GABC was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GABC. The most optimistic price target was 35, which equates to a potential upside of -1.8 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, implying potential capital losses of -7.41 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.29 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GABC to grow at a rate of 0.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. GABC has a PEG ratio of 22.11.

In the last 52-weeks, GABC has achieved a high of 36.31 and a low of 22.55. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 58.05 percent, and 1.85 percent below the high. GABC has a price/earnings ratio of 20.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GABC value stock report compares GABC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.80641 billion. GABC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.