Alert: Rating Downgrade (7/1/20)-Simmons First National Corp (NASDAQ: SFNC).


Stock Rating Downgrade

Of late the Value Trend Rating for Simmons First National Corp (NASDAQ: SFNC) weakened from C to D reflecting eroding fundamentals and low Appreciation Potential.


Recent Price Action

Simmons First National Corp (NASDAQ: SFNC) stock suffered a very large decline of -6.3% on 7/1/20. The shares closed at $16.04. Trading volume in this decline was normal. The stock has been weak relative to the market over the last nine months and has declined -5.0% during the last week.

Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to fall short of the cost of capital, SFNC is expected to be a modest Value Eraser.

Simmons First Natl has a current Value Trend Rating of D (Negative). The Value Trend Rating reflects inconsistent signals from PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Simmons First Natl has a neutral Appreciation Score of 56 but a poor Power Rating of 17, producing the Negative Value Trend Rating.

About John Lafferty 80827 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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