People’s United Financial Inc. [NASDAQ: PBCT] jumped around 0.27 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $10.64 at the close of the session, up 2.60%. People’s United Financial Inc. stock is now -37.04% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. PBCT Stock saw the intraday high of $11.21 and lowest of $10.62 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 17.66, which means current price is +13.55% above from all time high which was touched on 01/02/20.
Compared to the average trading volume of 5.15M shares, PBCT reached a trading volume of 4241371 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PBCT shares is $15.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PBCT stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
DA Davidson have made an estimate for People’s United Financial Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on January 17, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on November 26, 2019, representing the official price target for People’s United Financial Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $16, while Stephens analysts kept a Equal-Weight rating on PBCT stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for People’s United Financial Inc. is set at 1.09, with the Price to Sales ratio for PBCT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.63. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.58, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.47.
How has PBCT stock performed recently?
People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.71. With this latest performance, PBCT shares dropped by -19.45% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -30.46% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -37.00% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PBCT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 41.07, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.67, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.50 for People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 13.88, while it was recorded at 10.21 for the last single week of trading, and 15.52 for the last 200 days.
People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT] shares currently have an operating margin of +31.31. People’s United Financial Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +22.73.
Return on Total Capital for PBCT is now 5.64, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.23. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.18, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.98. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 81.30. Additionally, PBCT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 44.84, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 11.03. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 16.34, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 8.74.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT] managed to generate an average of $80,043 per employee.
Earnings analysis for People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, People’s United Financial Inc. posted 0.33/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.33/share. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PBCT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for People’s United Financial Inc. go to 13.73%.
Insider trade positions for People’s United Financial Inc. [PBCT]
There are presently around $3,448 million, or 79.40% of PBCT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PBCT stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 51,228,595, which is approximately 7.459% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; STATE STREET CORP, holding 49,426,116 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $512.55 million in PBCT stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $415.55 million in PBCT stock with ownership of nearly -1.116% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in People’s United Financial Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 268 institutional holders increased their position in People’s United Financial Inc. [NASDAQ:PBCT] by around 24,246,776 shares. Additionally, 228 investors decreased positions by around 28,211,184 shares, while 82 investors held positions by with 280,035,462 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 332,493,422 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PBCT stock had 73 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,509,413 shares, while 73 institutional investors sold positions of 9,085,575 shares during the same period.