Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) in recent session today was buoying at with a fall of -2.94% from its closing price on previous day.

Taking a look at stock we notice that its last check on previous day was $1.36 and 5Y monthly beta was reading 1.35 with its price kept floating in the range of $1.3000 and $1.3400 on the day. Company’s P/E ratio for the trailing 12 months is 64.76. Considering stock’s 52-week price range provides that LYG hit a high price of $3.58 and saw its price falling to a low level of $1.17 during that period. Over a period of past 1-month, stock came adding 4.62% in its value.

In contrast, when we review LYG stock’s current outlook then short term indicators are assigning it an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators are categorizing the stock at an average of 100% Sell. Long term indicators are suggesting an average of 100% Sell for it.

According to ratings assigned by 23 analysts at the scale of 1 to 5 with 1.00 representing a strong buy and 5.00 suggesting a strong sell; 6 of them are recommending Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) as a Hold, while 14 are in view that stock is a Buy. Recommendation by 1 analysts for the stock is an Outperform while number of those analysts who rated the stock as Underperform is 1, whereas 1 of them are considering the stock as a Sell. When taken as whole, stock gets a rating of Overweight and that encourages the investors to exploit the opportunity and build their stake up in the company.

Digging deeper we become aware of the PEG ratio of the LYG stock which is currently positioned at 0. It further provides that stock’s current price level is 0.57% away from its 20-day simple moving average and is -3.47% off its SMA50. Its relative strength index (RSI) for 14-periods is oscillating at 46.19 while volatility remained at 2.32% over the past week which changes to 2.93% when measuring it over the past month. Beta is valued at 1.35, while measure of average true range or ATR is currently at 0.05. In predicting price targets of as low as $1.35 and as high as $2.34, analysts are in agreement on assigning the stock over the next 12 months average price target of $1.83. Stock’s current price level is 2.27% above from estimated low price target while it is 77.27% below the estimated high; and even if the LYG’s share succeeded to reach the median price of $1.82, then the outlook of +37.88% could come to the excitement of the investors.

In comparing Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)’s stock with other industry players reveals that stock’s latest price change of -2.94% and that of -55.7% over the past 12 months is in competing position with that of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) which saw its stock price fell by -0.53% in the recent trading and went through a decline of -8.9% in past 12-month trading. Industry’s another major player Hdfc Bank Ltd (HDB) has fell -2.5% down in latest trading session, but over the past year has faced a fall of -1.09%, while Toronto Dominion Bank (TD) is also down -2.94% however its price remained floating in the red at -55.7% over the same period. Lloyds Banking Group plc has a P/E ratio of 64.76 against that of Royal Bank of Canada’s 12.52 while Hdfc Bank Ltd is showing 109 for the same. On the other hand, the S&P 500 Index was down -0.63% in the early deals while the Dow Jones Industrial was dealing lower at -0.44%.

Having a second look at Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) provides that stock’s average daily trading volume for 3 months was 6.02 Million, while it dropped to 5.06 Million when we calculate an average volume for past 10 days. Number of outstanding shares of the stock currently stood at 17.7 Billion.

Data compiled by Thomson Reuters highlights that percentage of outstanding shares held by the insiders is 0% while it is 1.74% for the institutional holders. The figures also indicate that as of September 29, 2020, number of stock’s short shares was 5510000 which implies a short ratio of 0.8. This shows up a 0.03% of Short Interest in company’s outstanding shares on the day. In September the standing of shares short improved as it was 3.42 Million in the previous month. Drop of -58.91% by stock’s current price to its year-to-date value in today’s trading is likely to be increasing investors’ worries about the stock as it is hinting a further drop.