Analyst Ratings for PrivateBancorp Inc. (PVTB)

Updated: 2017-06-22

PrivateBancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:PVTB) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, PVTB received an average rating of Hold.

Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PVTB. The highest price target was 63, implying a possible profit of 3.33 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 56, implying potential capital losses of -8.15 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 4.11 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.56 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

PVTB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 15.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of PVTB is 1.5.

PVTB has a 52-week high of 61.12 and a 52-week low of 34.00. Currently the stock is 79.32 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.25 percent. PVTB has a P/E ratio of 23.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PVTB value stock report compares PVTB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.83 billion. PVTB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.