ING Groep N.V. [NYSE: ING] surged by $0.12 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $12.51 during the day while it closed the day at $12.50. The company report on April 7, 2021 that ING Research: Climate Action Accelerated by COVID-19 but Companies, Investors, and Governments Must Move Faster.
ESG Disclosures are Starting to Align with Investor Demands as Companies Become More Accountable and Ambitious in Setting Targets.
– Majority of corporates (57 percent) accelerate green transformation plans as a result of the pandemic.
ING Groep N.V. stock has also gained 1.54% of its value over the past 7 days. However, ING stock has inclined by 32.42% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 68.92% and gained 32.42% year-on date.
The market cap for ING stock reached $48.36 billion, with 3.90 billion shares outstanding and 3.90 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.60M shares, ING reached a trading volume of 6548121 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 ING Groep N.V. [ING]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ING shares is $16.10 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ING stock is a recommendation set at 1.50. 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.
Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for ING Groep N.V. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on February 16, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on September 08, 2020, representing the official price target for ING Groep N.V. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for ING Groep N.V. is set at 0.29, with the Price to Sales ratio for ING stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.82. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.76, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 73.02.
ING stock trade performance evaluation
ING Groep N.V. [ING] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.54. With this latest performance, ING shares gained by 0.32% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 68.92% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 128.10% 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 ING stock in for the last two-week period is set at 63.05, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 64.15, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.73 for ING Groep N.V. [ING]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 11.07, while it was recorded at 12.37 for the last single week of trading, and 8.92 for the last 200 days.
ING Groep N.V. [ING]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and ING Groep N.V. [ING] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.59. ING Groep N.V.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.80.
Return on Total Capital for ING is now 1.81, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.39. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.58, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.27. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, ING Groep N.V. [ING] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 336.48. Additionally, ING Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 77.09, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 19.61. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 263.95, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 60.47.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, ING Groep N.V. [ING] managed to generate an average of $27,185 per employee.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for ING Groep N.V. [ING] stock
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 ING. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for ING Groep N.V. go to -2.70%.
ING Groep N.V. [ING]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $1,567 million, or 3.20% of ING stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ING stocks are: FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC with ownership of 39,336,026, which is approximately 5.79% of the company’s market cap and around 1.00% of the total institutional ownership; WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, holding 9,795,089 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $122.44 million in ING stocks shares; and BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/, currently with $78.39 million in ING stock with ownership of nearly 3.238% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in ING Groep N.V. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 136 institutional holders increased their position in ING Groep N.V. [NYSE:ING] by around 12,338,064 shares. Additionally, 118 investors decreased positions by around 14,449,307 shares, while 40 investors held positions by with 98,581,681 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 125,369,052 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ING stock had 55 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,753,648 shares, while 28 institutional investors sold positions of 663,377 shares during the same period.