Analyst Ratings for Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. (CFR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. (NYSE:CFR) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CFR last month.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 14 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 2.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CFR. The highest price target was 110, which equates to a potential upside of 13.98 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 80, implying a possible loss of -17.11 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.78 percent. That number becomes 2.8 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 upwards by 0.38 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.54 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 7 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 6 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CFR to grow at a rate of 7.05 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CFR has a PEG ratio of 2.8.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CFR hit 99.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 65.07. Today's price is 48.32 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.71 percent. CFR has a P/E ratio of 19.74. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CFR value stock report compares CFR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.27 billion. CFR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.