Analyst Ratings for Yadkin Financial Corp (YDKN)

Updated: 2017-02-14

An average rating of Hold has been given to Yadkin Financial Corp (NYSE:YDKN) by analysts covering the stock. YDKN had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 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 increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for YDKN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 35.5, implying a possible profit of 10.35 percent. The minimum price target given was 35.5, which equates to a potential downside of 10.35 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of YDKN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 56.55 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. YDKN has a PEG ratio of 0.46.

In the trailing 52-weeks, YDKN hit 35.18 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 20.84. Today's price is 54.37 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 8.56 percent. YDKN has a price/earnings ratio of 26.16. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The YDKN value stock report compares YDKN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of YDKN is $1.64 billion. YDKN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.