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.

MBFI was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 49, implying a possible profit of 18.82 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.62 percent. That number becomes -5.66 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.23 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 6 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 7 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MBFI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.69 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of MBFI is 1.48.

MBFI has a 52-week high of 48.47 and a 52-week low of 35.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 17.83 percent, and below the high by 14.92 percent. MBFI has a P/E 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 market cap of MBFI is $3.46 billion. MBFI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.