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.

Many analysts weighed in on 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, which equates to a potential downside of 4.17 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.36 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.36 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

STBZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. STBZ has a PEG ratio of 1.91.

STBZ has a 52-week high of 28.38 and a 52-week low of 19.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 35.89 percent, and below the high by 5.29 percent. STBZ has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.