Analyst Ratings for PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, PNC was issued an average rating of Overweight.

31 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 12 gave PNC a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 17 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PNC. The highest price target was 146, which equates to a potential upside of 14.29 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 114, which equates to a potential downside of -10.76 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 1.44 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.93 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.52 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.95 percent in FY estimates.

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 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 8 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of PNC to grow at a rate of 6 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PNC has a PEG ratio of 2.71.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PNC hit 131.83 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 81.35. Today's price is 57.03 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.1 percent below the high. PNC has a P/E ratio of 16.25. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PNC value stock report compares PNC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $61.28 billion. PNC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.