Analyst Ratings for Southside Bancshares Inc. (SBSI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

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

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

SBSI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 38, which equates to a potential upside of 6.74 percent. The lowest price target was 36, implying a possible loss of 1.12 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by 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 7.08 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.98 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SBSI to grow at a rate of 18.31 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SBSI has a PEG ratio of 1.07.

In the last 52-weeks, SBSI has achieved a high of 38.04 and a low of 29.29. Today's price is 21.54 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.41 percent. SBSI has a price/earnings ratio of 19.51. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SBSI value stock report compares SBSI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SBSI is $1.05 billion. SBSI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.