Ally Financial Inc. [NYSE: ALLY] traded at a low on 08/04/21, posting a -1.16 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $50.38. The company report on August 2, 2021 that Fintropolis uses Minecraft to teach middle schoolers about money.
HBCU interns at Ally conceive of new world in Minecraft designed to tackle lagging financial literacy rates.
In the summer of 2019, Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) gave four interns from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) a challenge: devise a way to teach middle school kids about money so they can be prepared to lead financially healthy lives., Ally launches their answer to that challenge – Fintropolis, allyfintropolis.com, a new world in the megahit video game Minecraft, designed to teach financial concepts. Fintropolis is available for both Minecraft and Minecraft: Education Edition.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 2791208 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Ally Financial Inc. stands at 2.76% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.96%.
The market cap for ALLY stock reached $18.98 billion, with 375.23 million shares outstanding and 367.05 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.50M shares, ALLY reached a trading volume of 2791208 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ALLY shares is $61.26 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ALLY stock is a recommendation set at 1.60. 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 Ally Financial Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 27, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BofA Securities raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on April 12, 2021, representing the official price target for Ally Financial Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $55, while Evercore ISI analysts kept a Outperform rating on ALLY stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ally Financial Inc. is set at 1.50, with the Price to Sales ratio for ALLY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.24. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.29, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 47.18.
How has ALLY stock performed recently?
Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.33. With this latest performance, ALLY shares gained by 1.57% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 24.03% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 145.04% 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 ALLY stock in for the last two-week period is set at 45.77, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.15, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.09 for Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 51.90, while it was recorded at 51.20 for the last single week of trading, and 43.08 for the last 200 days.
Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.92. Ally Financial Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.14.
Return on Total Capital for ALLY is now 2.74, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.06. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.47, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.60. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 165.47. Additionally, ALLY Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 62.33, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 13.36. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 116.11, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.74.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY] managed to generate an average of $114,421 per employee.
Earnings analysis for Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY]
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 ALLY. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Ally Financial Inc. go to 7.33%.
Insider trade positions for Ally Financial Inc. [ALLY]
There are presently around $17,704 million, or 97.60% of ALLY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ALLY stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 37,273,813, which is approximately 7.73% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 30,404,922 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.53 billion in ALLY stocks shares; and HARRIS ASSOCIATES L P, currently with $1.27 billion in ALLY stock with ownership of nearly -10.554% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Ally Financial Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 312 institutional holders increased their position in Ally Financial Inc. [NYSE:ALLY] by around 47,067,965 shares. Additionally, 232 investors decreased positions by around 44,189,657 shares, while 62 investors held positions by with 260,159,138 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 351,416,760 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ALLY stock had 99 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,288,370 shares, while 46 institutional investors sold positions of 6,762,611 shares during the same period.