Analyst Ratings for CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (CBL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, CBL received an average rating of Hold.

2 analysts declared CBL a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 14 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

CBL was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 17.5, which equates to a potential upside of 86.57 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 6, implying a possible loss of -36.03 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.96 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.23 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -10.01 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CBL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 343.41 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CBL is 0.05.

In the last 52-weeks, CBL has achieved a high of 14.30 and a low of 7.15. Currently the stock is 31.19 percent higher than its low, and 34.41 percent lower than its 52-week high. CBL has a P/E ratio of 18.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CBL value stock report compares CBL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CBL is $1.56 billion. CBL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.