Analyst Ratings for State Bank Financial Corp. (STBZ)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of State Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:STBZ) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, STBZ was issued an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared STBZ a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for STBZ. The maximum price target given was 30, which equates to a potential upside of 11.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 28, implying potential capital losses of 4.17 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 3.03 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.36 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.36 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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.

STBZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of STBZ is 1.91.

STBZ has a 52-week high of 28.38 and a 52-week low of 19.78. Currently the stock is 35.89 percent higher than its low, and 5.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. STBZ has a P/E ratio of 20.52. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STBZ value stock report compares STBZ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion. STBZ's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.