Analyst Ratings for Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. (PPBI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. Last month, PPBI received an average rating of Buy.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 0 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

PPBI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 44, implying potential capital gains of 24.65 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, implying potential capital losses of 18.98 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.05 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.16 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of PPBI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 34.1 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PPBI has a PEG ratio of 0.71.

In the last 52-weeks, PPBI has achieved a high of 41.90 and a low of 24.00. Today's price is 47.08 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.75 percent below the high. PPBI has a price/earnings ratio of 24.34. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PPBI value stock report compares PPBI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PPBI is $1.41 billion. PPBI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.