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.

Several price targets were given for PVTB by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 63, implying a possible profit of 3.33 percent. The lowest price target was 56, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 4.11 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.56 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

PVTB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 15.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PVTB is 1.5.

In the last 52-weeks, PVTB has achieved a high of 61.12 and a low of 34.00. Today's price is 79.32 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.25 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of PVTB is $4.83 billion. PVTB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.