why Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $17.36

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [NASDAQ: HBAN] jumped around 0.39 points on Friday, while shares priced at $14.61 at the close of the session, up 2.74%. The company report on June 17, 2021 that Huntington Ranks Highest Among Regional Banks in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Banking Mobile App Satisfaction Study for the Third Year in a Row.

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Award reflects Huntington’s continued commitment to looking out for customers and producing best-in-class digital tools.

Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN) has claimed the top spot among regional banks in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Banking Mobile App Satisfaction Study for the third year in a row.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated stock is now 15.68% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. HBAN Stock saw the intraday high of $14.64 and lowest of $14.225 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 16.91, which means current price is +17.68% above from all time high which was touched on 03/18/21.

Compared to the average trading volume of 17.61M shares, HBAN reached a trading volume of 26081752 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HBAN shares is $17.36 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HBAN stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.

Raymond James have made an estimate for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Strong Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 23, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler raised their target price from $13.50 to $15. The new note on the price target was released on January 05, 2021, representing the official price target for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated stock. On December 15, 2020, analysts increased their price target for HBAN shares from 11 to 16.50.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is set at 0.41, with the Price to Sales ratio for HBAN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.93. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.36, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.94.

How has HBAN stock performed recently?

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 10.10. With this latest performance, HBAN shares dropped by -5.68% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 17.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 47.72% 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 HBAN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.67, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.44, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.84 for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.19, while it was recorded at 14.01 for the last single week of trading, and 13.52 for the last 200 days.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.41. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +16.11.

Return on Total Capital for HBAN is now 1.41, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.18. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.59, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.70. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 67.38. Additionally, HBAN Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 40.26, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 7.12. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 61.68, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 30.64.

Earnings analysis for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated posted 0.13/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.04/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 225.00%. 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 HBAN. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated go to -2.15%.

Insider trade positions for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [HBAN]

There are presently around $17,576 million, or 57.90% of HBAN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HBAN stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 155,940,628, which is approximately 0.533% of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 138,545,102 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.02 billion in HBAN stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.13 billion in HBAN stock with ownership of nearly 11.475% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 364 institutional holders increased their position in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated [NASDAQ:HBAN] by around 134,489,546 shares. Additionally, 386 investors decreased positions by around 81,088,263 shares, while 136 investors held positions by with 987,442,709 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,203,020,518 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HBAN stock had 74 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,518,834 shares, while 75 institutional investors sold positions of 19,004,105 shares during the same period.

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