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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CFR. The highest price target was 110, implying a possible profit of 13.98 percent. The minimum price target given was 80, which equates to a potential downside of -17.11 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 6 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CFR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 7.05 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. 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 last 52-weeks, CFR has achieved a high of 99.20 and a low of 65.07. Currently the stock is 48.32 percent higher than its low, and 2.71 percent below the high. 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 market cap of CFR is $6.27 billion. CFR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.