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 price target was 38, implying potential capital gains of 6.74 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 36, implying potential capital losses 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.98 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of SBSI is 1.07.

SBSI has traded between a high of 38.04 and a low of 29.29 over the past year. Currently the stock is 21.54 percent higher than its 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.