UBS Group AG [NYSE: UBS] loss -0.06% or -0.01 points to close at $15.52 with a heavy trading volume of 2947995 shares. The company report on May 19, 2021 that $1.8 Billion Advisor Team Joins UBS Private Wealth Management in Texas.
UBS Private Wealth Management announced that Financial Advisors John Farrell and Joel East have joined the firm in Fort Worth, Texas.
John and Joel join UBS as a team after having been advisors at J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank. Collectively they manage $1.8 billion in client assets and have several years of experience working with ultra-high net worth clients.
It opened the trading session at $15.53, the shares rose to $15.58 and dropped to $15.28, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for UBS points out that the company has recorded 11.49% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -63.03% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.94M shares, UBS reached to a volume of 2947995 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about UBS Group AG [UBS]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for UBS shares is $17.91 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on UBS 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.
Deutsche Bank have made an estimate for UBS Group AG shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 19, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 15, 2021, representing the official price target for UBS Group AG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for UBS Group AG is set at 0.30, with the Price to Sales ratio for UBS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.97. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.95, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 168.20.
Trading performance analysis for UBS stock
UBS Group AG [UBS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.74. With this latest performance, UBS shares dropped by -0.32% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 11.49% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 61.57% 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 UBS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 51.08, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.09 for UBS Group AG [UBS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.65, while it was recorded at 15.48 for the last single week of trading, and 14.04 for the last 200 days.
UBS Group AG [UBS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and UBS Group AG [UBS] shares currently have an operating margin of +23.45. UBS Group AG’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +20.34.
Return on Total Capital for UBS is now 2.87, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.94. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.68, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.64. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, UBS Group AG [UBS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 376.54. Additionally, UBS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 79.02, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 19.88. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 287.40, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 60.31.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, UBS Group AG [UBS] managed to generate an average of $86,015 per employee.
UBS Group AG [UBS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, UBS Group AG posted 0.33/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.21/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 57.10%. 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 UBS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for UBS Group AG go to 2.74%.
An analysis of insider ownership at UBS Group AG [UBS]
There are presently around $20,651 million, or 51.61% of UBS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of UBS stocks are: NORGES BANK with ownership of 171,136,814, which is approximately 10.014% of the company’s market cap and around 0.05% of the total institutional ownership; MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/, holding 131,493,615 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.04 billion in UBS stocks shares; and UBS GROUP AG, currently with $1.98 billion in UBS stock with ownership of nearly -20.684% of the company’s market capitalization.
190 institutional holders increased their position in UBS Group AG [NYSE:UBS] by around 108,400,711 shares. Additionally, 142 investors decreased positions by around 70,066,133 shares, while 59 investors held positions by with 1,152,153,184 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,330,620,028 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. UBS stock had 47 new institutional investments in for a total of 17,556,743 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 13,002,689 shares during the same period.