Stock To Watch: Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $36.35 on Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.54 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.10 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Webster Financial Corporation C plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Webster Financial Corporation C is $35.18, and stock is trading $1.43 points away or +4.06% from its 50-day moving average of $35.18. Further it is trading $1.01 or +2.82% away its 200-day moving average of $35.60. Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) 52-week high is $40.72 and the 52-week low is $30.09.

This explains if the stock moves $-4.11, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +21.67% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Webster Financial Corporation C, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) ratio came in at 17.35.

The stock last ended the trading session at $36.61 and registered a market cap of $3.36B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) PEG ratio is at 2.18.

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