Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) has recently made its way into the research list of Wolfe Research – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was upgraded to a rating of Outperform in the eyes of Wolfe Research, whereas its previous rating was Peer Perform in the eyes of Wolfe Research, as reported on Friday, March 8th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Standpoint Research on Thursday February 21st, 2019, with this firm downgrading VLO to an updated rating of Hold from its previous rating of Buy. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) have moved by -27.75% and 12.57%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stock
Not a Single analyst have given underperform rating or sell rating, and 5 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 19 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $103.75. Moreover, individual price targets range between $80.00-$135.00. With its recent move to $100.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -9.57% in one year.
Updates from Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) 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 0.30% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Director at Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) bought some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Feb 20. Similarly, WEISENBURGER RANDALL J bought 25,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $72.74 apiece and racked up $1,818,375 in earnings from the purchase. Now, WEISENBURGER RANDALL J holds 53,717 shares of the company following the exchange. A Director of the organization named EBERHART PAULETT, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Oct 29 that managed to be worth $5,174 from the purchase of 60 common shares at a price of $86.23 per individual share.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for Valero Energy Corporation will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $1.07. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $23,992.60 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $28,730.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $2.12. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $30,849.00 million with $2.01 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $31,015.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $2.15.
First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) experienced a gain of 0.34% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $14.73 per share, as observed on December 31st, 1969, at a time when the total trading volume reached 2,085,928 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 3.08M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $16.74.
Pricing Indications for First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.95 in the last year. Meanwhile, it gained 14.93 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -9.18% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) 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, 4 have a Buy rating, 5 have an outperform rating, while 9 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 1 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.40, based on information from Thomson Reuters.
FHN Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 16.20 up from its 200 day moving average, while also -1.33% 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 $14.00-$20.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 4.66B. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $14.68. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 1.00%, and the Beta factor is now 1.20. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 54.62.
First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) Analyst Points of Focus
First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) has found itself inside of Jefferies’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was downgraded to Hold, compared to its previous rating of Buy by Jefferies, as garnered from a news report on Monday April 1st, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Evercore ISI’s on Friday January 25th, 2019. The brokerage decided to downgrade FHN to In-line from its previous rating of Outperform.