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.

PNC was given price targets by several analysts. 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, implying a possible loss 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 7 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

The growth rate of PNC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PNC has a PEG ratio of 2.71.

PNC has traded between a high of 131.83 and a low of 81.35 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 57.03 percent, and below the high by 3.1 percent. PNC has a price/earnings 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 market cap of PNC is $61.28 billion. PNC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.