The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) stock went on a downward path that fall over -7.83% on Thursday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of more than -9.25%. Over the last 12 months, BK stock dropped by -7.36%. The one-year BK stock forecast points to a potential downside of -0.17, with the average price target set at $53.83 per share. The average equity rating for BK stock is currently 2.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for BK stock reached $43.89 billion, with 939.35 million shares outstanding and 919.89 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.09M shares, BK reached a trading volume of 12320641 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK)?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BK shares is $54.88 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BK stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on January 06, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on December 23, 2019, representing the official price target for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $46 to $55, while UBS kept a Buy rating on BK stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is set at 0.91, with the Price to Sales ratio for BK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.71. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.16, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 160.24. Price to Free Cash Flow for BK in the course of the last twelve months was 13.55.
How has BK stock performed recently?
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.25. With this latest performance, BK shares dropped by -6.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.15% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -7.36% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 28.28, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 20.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 35.13 for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK). The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 49.75, while it was recorded at 49.97 for the last single week of trading, and 46.59 for the last 200 days.
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK): Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) shares currently have an operating margin of +26.67. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +22.09.
Return on Total Capital for BK is now 4.64, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.10. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.35, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.15. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 168.08. Additionally, BK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 62.70, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 18.82. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 78.61, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 26.77.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) managed to generate an average of $82,632 per employee. Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.05.
Earnings analysis for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK)
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation posted 0.99/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.92/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 7.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BK. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation go to 4.67%.
Insider trade positions for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK)
There are presently around $38,639 million, or 86.80% of BK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BK stocks are: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC with ownership of 80,937,250, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 64,166,914 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.25 billion in BK stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $2.63 billion in BK stock with ownership of nearly -0.905% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 358 institutional holders increased their position in The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) by around 25,378,877 shares. Additionally, 520 investors decreased positions by around 49,772,494 shares, while 194 investors held positions by with 687,106,146 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 762,257,517 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BK stock had 86 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,595,164 shares, while 86 institutional investors sold positions of 10,252,242 shares during the same period.