The shares of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) has been pegged with a rating of Neutral by JP Morgan in its latest research note that was published on April 10th, 2019. The research company has also assigned a $25.50 price target. JP Morgan wasnâ€™t the only research firm that published a report of PulteGroup, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Evercore ISI advised investors in its research note published on February 28th, 2019, to In-line the PHM stock. The stock had earned Mkt Perform rating from Raymond James when it published its report on February 14th, 2019. The stock was given Neutral rating by Buckingham Research in its report released on January 11th, 2019, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $30. RBC Capital Mkts was of a view that PHM is Underperform in its latest report on January 11th, 2019. KeyBanc Capital Mkts thinks that PHM is worth Overweight rating. This was contained in the firmâ€™s report on January 7th, 2019.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 1 have recommended investors to sell it, 11 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 0 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $26.67. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 44.19% 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 67.87.
The shares of the company added by 0.88% during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching a low of $29.45 while ending the day at $29.76. During the trading session, a total of 2.83 million shares were traded which represents a 39.91% incline from the average session volume which is 4.71M shares. PHM had ended its last session trading at 29.50. PulteGroup, Inc. currently has a market cap of $8.16B, while its P/E ratio stands at 8.36, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 0.80, with a beta of 0.80. PulteGroup, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.70, while its quick ratio hovers at . PHM 52-week low price stands at $20.64 while its 52-week high price is $33.04.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $1.11 earnings per share which is above the $1.10 predicted by most analysts. The PulteGroup, Inc. generated $2,999.15 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $2,902.59 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $1.01 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firmâ€™s revenue was up by 9.01%. PulteGroup, Inc. has the potential to record 3.56 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Jefferies published a research note on October 3rd, 2018 where it informed investors and clients that 21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNET) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $14.20. Evercore ISI also rated VNET as Downgrade on February 28th, 2019, with its price target of $32 suggesting that VNET could surge by 54.16% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $7.19/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 1.11% to reach $15.86/share. It started the day trading at $7.30 and traded between $7.15 and $7.27 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that VNETâ€™s 50-day SMA is 8.54 while its 200-day SMA stands at 9.43. At the moment, only of 21Vianet Group, Inc. shares were sold short. The companyâ€™s average trading volume currently stands at 448.01K shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.55 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -1.62%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -23.63% over the past 90 days while it lost -28.16% over the last six months.
FIL Investment Management meanwhile sold more VNET shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $42,902,702 worth of shares. Morgan Stanley Co LLC followed the path by increasing its VNET portfolio by +51.66% in the quarter. This means that Morgan Stanley Co LLC bought 1,739,636 shares in the last quarter and now controls 5,106,926 shares of the VNET stock, with the valuation hitting $40,548,992.
Similarly, Barclays Bank Plc decreased its 21Vianet Group, Inc. shares by -0.49% during the recently filed quarter. After selling -9,500 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 1,947,755 shares of 21Vianet Group, Inc. which are valued at $15,465,175. In the same vein, Nan Shan Life Insurance Co Ltd decreased its 21Vianet Group, Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -193,300 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 1,512,065 shares and is now valued at $12,005,796. Following these latest developments, around 1.12% of 21Vianet Group, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.