Analyst Ratings for Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (FBC)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:FBC) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for FBC last month.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave FBC a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FBC. The maximum price target given was 35, implying a possible profit of 8.33 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, implying a possible loss of -10.24 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.46 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.43 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.1 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of FBC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -10.91 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. FBC has a PEG ratio of -1.14.

In the last 52-weeks, FBC has achieved a high of 32.88 and a low of 25.06. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.93 percent, and below the high by 1.73 percent. FBC has a P/E ratio of 12.41. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FBC value stock report compares FBC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion. FBC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.