Investors never know what to expect for Commerce Bancshares
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Commerce Bancshares with nine of 12 analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Commerce Bancshares as much as competitor First Citizens BancShares overall. One out of one analysts rate First Citizens BancShares a buy compared to one of 12 for Commerce Bancshares. Analysts' rating of Commerce Bancshares has stayed constant from three months prior.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $263 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 3% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of 70 cents per share. Estimates range from 65 cents to 73 cents.
What our community says:
The majority of CAPS All Stars see CBSH as a good bet, with 64.3% granting it an "outperform" rating. The majority of the Fools are in agreement with the All Stars as 64% give it an "outperform" rating. Fools are bullish on Commerce Bancshares, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 31 posts in the past 30 days. Commerce Bancshares' bearish CAPS rating of two out of five stars falls short of the Fool community sentiment.
Commerce Bancshares' profit has risen year over year by an average of 23.5% over the past five quarters. Revenue has fallen for the past three quarters.
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