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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NBTB. The maximum price target given was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 22.32 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 35, implying potential capital losses of -2.7 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.51 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.07 percent in FY estimates.

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. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NBTB to grow at a rate of 6.44 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. NBTB has a PEG ratio of 3.

NBTB has a 52-week high of 42.56 and a 52-week low of 29.54. Today's price is 21.77 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.48 percent below the high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.