Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) at last check was buoying at $10.46 on Friday, January 14, with a fall of -0.48% from its closing price on previous day.
Taking a look at stock we notice that its last check on previous day was $10.51 and 5Y monthly beta was reading 1.61 with its price kept floating in the range of $10.43 and $10.565 on the day. Company’s P/E ratio for the trailing 12 months is 375.36. Considering stock’s 52-week price range provides that CS hit a high price of $14.87 and saw its price falling to a low level of $9.06 during that period. Over a period of past 1-month, stock came adding 11.93% in its value.
With its current market valuation of $27.66 billion. CS Stock’s Forward Dividend of 0.41 and its yield of 3.90% are making investors’ thoughts stronger that it could climb further before the company announces its earnings for the current quarter.
In last 7 days, analysts came adjusting their opinions about stock’s EPS with no upward and no downward revisions, an indication which could give clearer idea about the company’s short term price movement. In contrast, when we review CS stock’s current outlook then short term indicators are assigning it an average of Hold, while medium term indicators are categorizing the stock at an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators are suggesting an average of 50% Buy for it.
According to ratings assigned by 21 analysts at the scale of 1 to 5 with 1.00 representing a strong buy and 5.00 suggesting a strong sell; 11 of them are recommending Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) as a Hold, while 5 are in view that stock is a Buy. Recommendation by 1 analysts for the stock is an Underweight while number of those analysts who rated the stock as an Overweight is 1, whereas 3 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 CS stock which is currently positioned at 268.11. It further provides that stock’s current price level is 6.41% away from its 20-day simple moving average and is 6.28% off its SMA50. Its relative strength index (RSI) for 14-periods is oscillating at 68.21 while volatility remained at 1.44% over the past week which changes to 1.48% when measuring it over the past month. Beta is valued at 1.42, while measure of average true range or ATR is currently at 0.19. In predicting price targets of as low as $9.31 and as high as $15.88, analysts are in agreement on assigning the stock over the next 12 months average price target of $11.58. Stock’s current price level is 10.99% above from estimated low price target while it is -51.82% below the estimated high; and even if the CS’s share succeeded to reach the median price of $11.50, then the outlook of -9.94% could come to the excitement of the investors.
In comparing Credit Suisse Group AG (CS)’s stock with other industry players reveals that stock’s latest price change of -0.48% and that of -24.38% over the past 12 months is in competing position with that of Bank of America Corporation (BAC) which saw its stock price fall by -1.42% in the recent trading and went through an increase of 43.45% in past 12-month trading. Industry’s another major player Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (DB) has fall -1.66% down in latest trading session, but over the past year has faced arise of 14.18%, while Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB) was also up 0.24% however its price remained floating in the red at -16.40% over the same period. Credit Suisse Group AG has a P/E ratio of 375.36 against that of Bank of America Corporation’s 14.61 while Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft is showing 14.05 for the same. On the other hand, the S&P 500 Index is down -0.43% in the early deals today while the Dow Jones Industrial was dealinglower at -0.76%.
Having a second look at Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) provides that stock’s average daily trading volume for 3 months was 4.58 million. Number of outstanding shares of the stock stood at 2.43 billion.
The percentage of outstanding shares held by the insiders is 3.10% while it is 4.00% for the institutional holders. Addition of 9.02% by stock’s current price to its year-to-date value in today’s trading is likely to be increasing investors’ interest in the stock as it is hinting an extended uptrend.