F.N.B Earnings Preview

After beating estimates last quarter by $0.01, F.N.B (NYSE: FNB  ) has set the standard for itself. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, January 23. F.N.B. Corporation through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial services to consumers and small- to medium-sized businesses in its market areas. .

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on F.N.B with eight of nine analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like F.N.B as much as competitor National Penn Bancshares overall. Four out of nine analysts rate National Penn Bancshares a buy compared to one of nine for F.N.B. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $111.2 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 8.6% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.19 per share. Estimates range from $0.18 to $0.20.

What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are split on FNB, with 47.8% rating it an outperform and 52.2% giving it an underperform rating. Fools are bearish on F.N.B, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 25 posts in the past 30 days. F.N.B's bearish CAPS rating of two out of five stars falls short of the Fool community sentiment.

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