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Looking at top Wall Street opinions, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) has recently made its way into the research list of Morgan Stanley – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of Equal-Weight in the eyes of Morgan Stanley, whereas its previous rating was Overweight in the eyes of Morgan Stanley, as reported on Monday, March 11th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by UBS on Monday March 4th, 2019, with this firm downgrading STI to an updated rating of Neutral from its previous rating of Buy. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) have moved by -13.96% and 9.26%, respectively.

Brokerage Updates Related to SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Stock

This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -3.58% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 25 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Not a Single analyst have given underperform rating or sell rating, and 6 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 25 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $71.20. Moreover, individual price targets range between $62.00-$88.00. With its recent move to $70.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -10.47% in one year.

Updates from SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) 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 Vice Chairman, Consumer Exec. at SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Feb 26. Similarly, ARRIETA JORGE sold 4,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $66.25 apiece and racked up $265,016 in earnings from the sale. Now, ARRIETA JORGE holds 8,662 shares of the company following the exchange. A CEVP & General Auditor of the organization named ARRIETA JORGE, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Aug 14 that managed to be worth $182,835 from the sale of 2,500 common shares at a price of $73.13 per individual share.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) Results in the Pipeline

The next scheduled release of financial results for SunTrust Banks, Inc. 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 $1.37. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $2,365.10 million.

Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $2,388.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $1.50. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $2,316.00 million with $1.42 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $2,339.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $1.49.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) experienced a gain of 1.14% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $15.02 per share, as observed on March 11th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 2,876,189 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 2.40M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $14.77.

Pricing Indications for Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHO)

This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.41 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $15.04, bringing the per-share value 1.14% high its 52-week high and about -14.66% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 14.28 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -3.09% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) 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, 0 have a Buy rating, 0 have an outperform rating, while 10 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 3 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 3.20 , based on information from Thomson Reuters.

SHO Stock Value Potential

In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 15.49 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 5.38% up 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 $12.00-$16.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 3.42B. After the trading day started off at the price of $15.02, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $14.795 and nearly peaked at $15.04 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $14.85. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.90%, and the Beta factor is now 1.23. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 57.07.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) Analyst Points of Focus

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHO) has found itself inside of Barclays’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was downgraded to Equal Weight, compared to its previous rating of Overweight by Barclays, as garnered from a news report on Tuesday December 18th, 2018. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Jefferies’s on Thursday May 31st, 2018. The brokerage decided to initiated SHO to Hold.