Analyst Ratings for Republic Bancorp Inc. (Kentucky) Cl A (RBCAA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Republic Bancorp Inc. (Kentucky) Cl A (NASDAQ:RBCAA) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, RBCAA was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 2 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for RBCAA by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 39, implying potential capital gains of 9.18 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 39, implying a possible loss of 9.18 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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 0 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 0.65 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.21 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of RBCAA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -1.57 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. RBCAA has a PEG ratio of -9.58.

RBCAA has a 52-week high of 40.74 and a 52-week low of 28.56. Today's price is 25.07 percent above the 52-week low, and 12.32 percent below the high. RBCAA has a P/E ratio of 15.04. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RBCAA value stock report compares RBCAA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RBCAA is $0.81013 billion. RBCAA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.