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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for STBZ. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 30, implying a possible profit of 11.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 28, implying potential capital losses of 4.17 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.03 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of STBZ to grow at a rate of 10.74 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. STBZ has a PEG ratio of 1.91.

In the trailing 52-weeks, STBZ hit 28.38 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 19.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 35.89 percent, 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 market cap of STBZ is $1.05 billion. STBZ will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.