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 price target was 49, implying potential capital gains of 18.82 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential downside of 4.27 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -6.23 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 7 analysts decreased their estimates.

MBFI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.69 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. 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. The PEG ratio of MBFI is 1.48.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MBFI hit 48.47 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 35.00. Currently the stock is 17.83 percent higher than its 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.