The shares of UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) has been pegged with a rating of Mkt Perform by Keefe Bruyette in its latest research note that was published on March 26th, 2019. Keefe Bruyette wasnâ€™t the only research firm that published a report of UBS Group AG, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Societe Generale advised investors in its research note published on July 25th, 2018, to Buy the UBS stock. The stock had earned Buy rating from UBS when it published its report on January 23rd, 2018. That day the UBS set price target on the stock to $290. The stock was given Outperform rating by Credit Suisse in its report released on January 18th, 2018. Barclays was of a view that UBS is Underweight in its latest report on January 16th, 2018. BofA/Merrill thinks that UBS is worth Buy rating. This was contained in the firmâ€™s report on November 10th, 2017.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 0 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 1 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $15.90. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 13.05% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stockâ€™s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 69.24.
The shares of the company added by 1.55% during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching a low of $13.02 while ending the day at $13.12. During the trading session, a total of 3.67 million shares were traded which represents a -19.15% decline from the average session volume which is 3.08M shares. UBS had ended its last session trading at 12.92. UBS Group AG currently has a market cap of $50.96B, while its P/E ratio stands at 11.16, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 2.99, with a beta of 1.14. UBS Group AG debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 2.84, while its quick ratio hovers at . UBS 52-week low price stands at $11.60 while its 52-week high price is $17.72.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.19 earnings per share which is below the $0.23 predicted by most analysts. The UBS Group AG generated $6,821.47 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $6,888.28 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.34 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firmâ€™s revenue was down by -78.95%. UBS Group AG has the potential to record 1.18 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at BofA/Merrill published a research note on February 19th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Fang Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) is now rated as Underperform. Societe Generale also rated SFUN as Upgrade on July 25th, 2018, with its price target of $32 suggesting that SFUN could surge by 40.68% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $1.61/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -3.11% to reach $2.63/share. It started the day trading at $1.62 and traded between $1.53 and $1.56 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that SFUNâ€™s 50-day SMA is 1.47 while its 200-day SMA stands at 2.13. At the moment, only of Fang Holdings Limited shares were sold short. The companyâ€™s average trading volume currently stands at 808.69K shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 13.63 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -9.30%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -14.75% over the past 90 days while it lost -31.58% over the last six months.
The change in the stockâ€™s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. HSBC Global Asset Management sold more SFUN shares, decreasing its portfolio by -0.83% during the last quarter. This move now sees HSBC Global Asset Management selling -171,188 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 20,491,760 shares of SFUN, with a total valuation of $27,663,876. FIL Investment Management meanwhile bought more SFUN shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $22,927,423 worth of shares. Morgan Stanley Co LLC followed the path by decreasing its SFUN portfolio by -3.25% in the quarter. This means that Morgan Stanley Co LLC sold -424,935 shares in the last quarter and now controls 12,638,015 shares of the SFUN stock, with the valuation hitting $17,061,320.
Similarly, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner S increased its Fang Holdings Limited shares by +0.45% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 35,060 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 7,807,841 shares of Fang Holdings Limited which are valued at $10,540,585. In the same vein, Goldman Sachs Co LLC decreased its Fang Holdings Limited shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -366,091 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 7,502,094 shares and is now valued at $10,127,827. Following these latest developments, around 84.20% of Fang Holdings Limited stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.