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 highest price target was 44, implying a possible profit of 22.32 percent. The lowest price target was 35, implying potential capital losses of -2.7 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.51 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.07 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 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NBTB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6.44 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of NBTB is 3.

NBTB has traded between a high of 42.56 and a low of 29.54 over the past year. Currently the stock is 21.77 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 15.48 percent. NBTB has a P/E 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.