Looking at top Wall Street opinions, AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) has recently made its way into the research list of Barclays – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was Reiterated to a rating of Equal Weight in the eyes of Barclays, as reported on Friday, October 26th, 2018. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by BofA/Merrill on Thursday February 1st, 2018, with this firm upgrading AGNC to an updated rating of Neutral from its previous rating of Underperform. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) have moved by -5.56% and -6.93%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 0.51% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 8 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 0 have given an underperform rating, 0 has given a sell rating, and 0 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 8 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $17.66. Moreover, individual price targets range between $17.00-$18.50. With its recent move to $17.75, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -12.33% in one year.
Updates from AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.40% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Director at AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) bought some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Oct 30. Davis Morris A. sold 6,797 shares of the organization’s stock at $19.12 apiece and racked up $129,959 in earnings from the sale.
AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for AGNC Investment Corp. will be for the Sep-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.58. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $292.15 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $188.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.61. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $177.00 million with $0.63 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $225.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.60.
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) experienced a drop of -2.07% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost drove the price to $17.48 per share, as observed on December 6th, 2018, at a time when the total trading volume reached 19,819,688 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 10.56M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $20.87.
Pricing Indications for CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.73 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $17.83, bringing the per-share value -2.07% high its 52-week high and about -27.77% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 20.16 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -9.74% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 3 have a Buy rating, 3 have an outperform rating, while 8 provided a Hold rating for these shares. Additionally, 3 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.70, based on information from Thomson Reuters.
CTL Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 19.37 up from its 200 day moving average, while also -13.60% down when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $16.00-$29.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 18.71B. After the trading day started off at the price of $17.48, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $16.87 and nearly peaked at $17.83 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $17.85. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.60%, and the Beta factor is now 0.80. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 32.44.
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Analyst Points of Focus
CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) has found itself inside of MoffettNathanson’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Reiterated to Sell, by MoffettNathanson, as garnered from a news report on Monday November 19th, 2018. An additional helpful research note was sent out by MoffettNathanson’s on Wednesday August 22nd, 2018. The brokerage decided to downgrade CTL to Sell from its previous rating of Neutral.