Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $44.94 on SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $3.51 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) stands at 11.87.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For SunTrust Banks, Inc. Common Sto, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 4.55.
The technical analysis highlights that SunTrust Banks, Inc. Common Sto current is trading $1.12 points away or +2.62% from its 50-day moving average of $42.71. Further it is trading $3.40 or +8.41% away its 200-day moving average of $40.43.
The 52-week high of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) was $45.24 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $31.07. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-1.41, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +41.07% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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