Analyst Ratings for SVB Financial Group (SIVB)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. SIVB had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

21 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 15 gave SIVB a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for SIVB by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 229, implying a possible profit of 28.18 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 68, implying a possible loss of -61.94 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.25 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.73 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 0.95 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SIVB to grow at a rate of 12.73 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SIVB is 1.82.

SIVB has a 52-week high of 198.83 and a 52-week low of 96.87. Currently the stock is 84.42 percent higher than its low, and 10.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. SIVB has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SIVB value stock report compares SIVB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.38 billion. SIVB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.