Looking at top Wall Street opinions, KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) has recently made its way into the research list of Wedbush – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of Neutral in the eyes of Wedbush , whereas its previous rating was Outperform in the eyes of Wedbush , as reported on Monday, February 4th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Sandler O’Neill on Friday January 11th, 2019, with this firm upgrading KEY to an updated rating of Buy from its previous rating of Hold. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of KeyCorp (KEY) have moved by -12.44% and 15.40%, respectively.

Brokerage Updates Related to KeyCorp (KEY) Stock

This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 2.28% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 24 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 2 have given an underperform rating, 0 has given a sell rating, and 8 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 24 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $19.34. Moreover, individual price targets range between $16.00-$23.00. With its recent move to $19.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -16.70% in one year.

Updates from KeyCorp (KEY) 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 0.40% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Co-Head Corporate Bank at KeyCorp (KEY) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Mar 13. Similarly, DeAngelis Robert A sold 31,166 shares of the organization’s stock at $17.37 apiece and racked up $541,353 in earnings from the sale. Now, DeAngelis Robert A holds 165,312 shares of the company following the exchange. A Chf. Finance Off. & Vice Chair of the organization named KIMBLE DONALD R, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Nov 02 that managed to be worth $92,750 from the purchase of 5,000 common shares at a price of $18.55 per individual share.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) Results in the Pipeline

The next scheduled release of financial results for KeyCorp 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 $0.47. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $1,641.45 million.

Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $1,653.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.48. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $1,602.00 million with $0.45 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $1,647.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.44.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) experienced a drop of -0.18% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That drove the price to $43.95 per share, as observed on March 19th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 12,567,941 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 13.10M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $52.11.

Pricing Indications for Morgan Stanley (MS)

This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.08 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $44.89, bringing the per-share value -0.18% high its 52-week high and about -24.45% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 42.18 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -3.59% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) 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, 11 have a Buy rating, 8 have an outperform rating, while 8 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 2.00, based on information from Thomson Reuters.

MS Stock Value Potential

In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 45.55 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 4.32% 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 $40.00-$65.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 73.99B. After the trading day started off at the price of $43.95, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $43.88 and nearly peaked at $44.89 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $44.03. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 24.30%, and the Beta factor is now 1.19. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 65.08.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Analyst Points of Focus

Morgan Stanley (MS) has found itself inside of Societe Generale’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was downgraded to Sell, compared to its previous rating of Hold by Societe Generale, as garnered from a news report on Friday February 1st, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Citigroup’s on Wednesday January 9th, 2019. The brokerage decided to upgrade MS to Buy from its previous rating of Neutral.