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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CBL. The highest price target was 17.5, implying a possible profit of 86.57 percent. The lowest price target was 6, which equates to a potential downside of -36.03 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.96 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.23 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -10.01 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CBL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 343.41 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CBL has a PEG ratio of 0.05.

CBL has a 52-week high of 14.30 and a 52-week low of 7.15. Today's price is 31.19 percent above the 52-week low, and 34.41 percent below the high. CBL has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion. CBL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.