The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC): Financial sector is losing shares


The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of -0.60% or -$0.64 shares. The trading starts at $106.14 and closed at $105.93 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $104.83 and day high was $106.14 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Financial sector daily volume shifted to 1.65 million while its average volume is 3.13M. In other hand, the PNC market cap reached to $44.50B. While, its current target price is $114.56.

On July 15, 2020, PNC Financial profit more than doubles on BlackRock stake sale gain. According to the news reported on Reuters, U.S. regional bank PNC Financial Services Group Inc said on Wednesday second-quarter profit more than doubled as it recorded a gain of $4.3 billion from the sale of its position in asset manager BlackRock Inc .

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 0.44% and up 1.88% for month. Its quarterly performance was 5.53% above, while its half year performance is down -30.11%. PNC yearly performance stood at negative -20.79% and fall -34.04% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. is 2.50.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. PNC EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 5.62. EPS for this year is 6.30%, while for the next year its value is 7.25. Its EPS Q/Q reached -28.10%. It has an EPS of 9.20% up for past five years and for the next five years will be down -7.38%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on PNC for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 8 of 25 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 2 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 14 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 25 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 25, 1 rated it sell, 10 rated it as Buy and 12 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $83.00 – $148.00. Average target price for PNC was reached at $114.73.

Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and Wellington Management Company, LLP are the top three holders in The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 34.11 million shares which valued 3.27 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 27.5 million shares which valued at 2.63 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Wellington Management Company, LLP has a total of 21.66 million shares which valued at 2.07 billion. In the end, Wellington Management Company, LLP have 5.10% shares outstanding of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.30% and institutional holding shifted to 82.80%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 5.62. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 22 analysts estimated an average EPS of 1.58, while 2.94 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for PNC published in the report was $0.05 – $2.15 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 2.94 which is lower than 8.4 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for PNC fall -16.78% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -3.27% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was 0.98%. The moving average value for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) is 5.59M and 1.01% for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in PNC stock. On May 15, HARSHMAN RICHARD J, Director, bought 1,000 trading shares at the cost of $97.55, which valued at 97550.0. On Mar 12, Feldstein Andrew T, Director, bought 15,790 shares at the cost of $94.92, with total shares of 41,692. On Mar 12, Feldstein Andrew T, Director, bought 10,535 shares at the cost of 94.92. After this transaction, Feldstein Andrew T total shares reached to 53,158 which valued at 1.0 million.