The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [NYSE: PNC] closed the trading session at $111.88 on 10/30/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $108.585, while the highest price level was $112.01. The company report on October 30, 2020 that Harris Williams Advises Parts Authority on its Sale of a Majority Interest to Kohlberg & Company, LLC.
Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Parts Authority, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company (TJC), on its sale to Kohlberg & Company, LLC (Kohlberg). Parts Authority is a leading aftermarket distributor of replacement automotive and truck parts in the United States. The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Jershon Jones and Elliott Yousefian of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Bob Baltimore, Taylor Morris and Phil Ashkenaz of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.
“With more than 40 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, Parts Authority is one of the preeminent parts distributors in the country,” said Joe Conner, a managing director at Harris Williams. “With an unrelenting focus on service and parts availability, Parts Authority’s model has proven to be highly successful in the market which has driven tremendous organic and M&A related growth for decades. We look forward to seeing the company, in its new partnership with Kohlberg and TJC, continue to execute on its strategic plan.”.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -29.91 percent and weekly performance of -2.55 percent. The stock has been moved at 10.11 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 2.24 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 5.62 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.97M shares, PNC reached to a volume of 2236960 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PNC shares is $121.80 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PNC stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. 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.
Odeon have made an estimate for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on September 11, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on July 31, 2020, representing the official price target for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $130 to $127, while Keefe Bruyette kept a Mkt Perform rating on PNC stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. is set at 3.37, with the Price to Sales ratio for PNC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.86. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.90, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 135.76. Price to Free Cash Flow for PNC in the course of the last twelve months was 14.11.
PNC stock trade performance evaluation
The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.55. With this latest performance, PNC shares gained by 2.24% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 10.11% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -23.74% 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 PNC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.73, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.77, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.33 for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 110.89, while it was recorded at 110.25 for the last single week of trading, and 112.91 for the last 200 days.
The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC] shares currently have an operating margin of +30.75. The PNC Financial Services Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +25.04.
Return on Total Capital for PNC is now 6.11, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.38. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.16, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.37. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 126.60. Additionally, PNC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 55.87, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 15.30. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 77.22, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 31.32.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC] managed to generate an average of $103,818 per employee.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. posted 2.97/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 2.93/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1.40%. 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 PNC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. go to -7.04%.
The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [PNC]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $38,376 million, or 82.00% of PNC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PNC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 33,790,009, which is approximately -0.948% of the company’s market cap and around 0.23% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 26,994,427 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.02 billion in PNC stocks shares; and WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, currently with $2.47 billion in PNC stock with ownership of nearly 1.868% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 500 institutional holders increased their position in The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. [NYSE:PNC] by around 28,630,083 shares. Additionally, 602 investors decreased positions by around 32,128,559 shares, while 174 investors held positions by with 282,249,336 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 343,007,978 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PNC stock had 125 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,609,278 shares, while 98 institutional investors sold positions of 3,127,920 shares during the same period.