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.

Several price targets were given for MBFI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 49, implying a possible profit of 18.82 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential downside of 4.27 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.98 percent.

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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 7 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MBFI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.69 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. The PEG ratio of MBFI is 1.48.

In the last 52-weeks, MBFI has achieved a high of 48.47 and a low of 35.00. Today's price is 17.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 14.92 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.