Analyst Ratings for MB Financial Inc. (MBFI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to MB Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, MBFI received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MBFI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, which equates to a potential upside of 18.82 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential downside of 4.27 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.62 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.66 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -6.23 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.98 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 6 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 7 analysts decreased their estimates.

MBFI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.69 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. MBFI has a PEG ratio of 1.48.

MBFI has a 52-week high of 48.47 and a 52-week low of 35.00. Today's price is 17.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 14.92 percent below the high. MBFI has a price/earnings ratio of 18.83. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MBFI value stock report compares MBFI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.46 billion. MBFI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.