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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NBTB. The most optimistic price target 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. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NBTB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 6.44 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 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 market cap of NBTB is $1.57 billion. NBTB will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.