Investors braced for a bumpy ride ahead of Simmons First National's
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Simmons First National with three of four analysts rating it hold. 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 $42.4 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 3.8% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.38 per share. Estimates range from $0.36 to $0.40.
What our community says:
The majority of CAPS All-Stars see SFNC as a good bet, with 57.1% awarding it an outperform rating. The majority of the Fools are in agreement with the All-Stars as 65.2% give it an "outperform" rating. Fools are gung-ho about Simmons First National, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only nine posts in the past 30 days. Simmons First National has a CAPS rating of zero out of five stars.
Simmons First National's profit has risen year over year by an average of 32.4% over the past five quarters.
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