UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) currently has a daily average trading volume of 2.99M but it saw 2973526 shares traded on Thursday. With a market cap of 47.52B USD. Stock’s current market price of $12.29 came falling about -0.73 while comparing to the previous closing price of $12.38. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $13.25 and as low as $7.35. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $12.39 while lowest mark touched by it was $12.255.
Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of UBS Group AG (UBS) gives us an average price of $12.19, while its current price level is -7.23% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 67.31% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $11.92 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $11.37. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 1.28% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 1.28%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 55.68 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
UBS Group AG (UBS)’s stock is currently under the radar of 22 analysts who are in consensus at a 12-month price target range of between $10.15 and $16.03 for company’s shares. The average price target assigned by the average number of analysts to a stock is a way to gauge worth of any stock in next 52 weeks. And in assigning price target to a stock, some analysts adopt a bearish approach by advocating lower-than-average price target which in this case is $10.15 while some adopt bullish approach by assigning higher-than-average price target which reads the price to top $16.03. Average price target assigned by them is $13.59 which highlights an upside potential of 9.57% for the stock over that period. And to attain the median price target of $13.89 assigned by those analysts, stock has to add about 11.52% of value to its current levels.
Data by FactSet Research shows that 22 analysts have issued their ratings for the stock. 1 of them are in opinions that stock is a Sell, while 1 are advising it as an Overweight. 11 analysts suggested the investors to Buy the stock while 7 advised them to Hold. Recommendations by all of those brokerages imply a consensus rating of Overweight for the stock and that issued by Wall Street to investors is Strong Buy.
The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the Berenberg which downgraded the stock as “Hold” in its note to investors issued on May 04, 2020, recommending a price target of for it. DZ Bank upgraded its recommendation for the stock as a “Hold” from “Sell” on April 29, 2020 while assigning a price target of . Societe Generale issued its recommendations for the stock as it upgraded the price target for the stock is .
Over the week, UBS’s stock price is moving 2.16% up while it is 2.59% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -0.52% down and over the past year, the stock is showing an upside performance of 19.08%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 6/29/2020, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 beat the consensus estimate of $0.21 for the same.
Currently, UBS Group AG’s total number of outstanding shares is 3.58B with 0.01% of that held by the insiders while 47.74% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 1.20% and return on equity (ROE) at 8.10%. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 9.93 while having a 9.63 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 1.24. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 0.77 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 3.78. Its return on asset (ROA) is 0.40% on average.
A filing at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Government Pension Fund – Global came shrinking its share ownership by 52.91% in the UBS Group AG (UBS) increasing its stake to 3.71% with control over 49.5 million shares in the company. As per SEC documents, Government Pension Fund – Global shunned 143,046,223 of company’s common stock of worth $1.67 billion as per recent closing price of the stock. Government Pension Fund – Global is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in UBS Group AG, as Dodge & Cox Funds – International dumped 104,811,042 shares of worth $1.22 billion to bring its holdings to a total of -13.78 million shares. In the most recent quarter, Vanguard Total International Stoc came cutting its stake by -1.14% in the company and now holds 56.74 million or 1.47% of the company’s stake having worth of about 662.76 million.