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.

Several price targets were given for CFR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 110, which equates to a potential upside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.78 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 2.8 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.38 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 6 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.

CFR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 7.05 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of CFR is 2.8.

CFR has a 52-week high of 99.20 and a 52-week low of 65.07. Currently the stock is 48.32 percent higher than its low, and 2.71 percent lower than its 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.