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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SIVB. The most optimistic price target was 229, implying a possible profit of 28.18 percent. The lowest 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.25 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.73 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 upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.95 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SIVB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.73 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SIVB has a PEG ratio of 1.82.

In the last 52-weeks, SIVB has achieved a high of 198.83 and a low of 96.87. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 84.42 percent, and 10.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. SIVB has a price/earnings 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 market cap of SIVB is $9.38 billion. SIVB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.