Analyst Ratings for NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBTB)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of NBT Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:NBTB) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, NBTB was issued an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts declared NBTB a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

NBTB was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 44, implying a possible profit of 22.32 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -2.7 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.51 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.07 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NBTB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6.44 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NBTB is 3.

NBTB has a 52-week high of 42.56 and a 52-week low of 29.54. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.77 percent, and below the high by 15.48 percent. NBTB has a price/earnings ratio of 19.34. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NBTB value stock report compares NBTB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion. NBTB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.