Is This The End Of The Road For Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (WH)

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) jumped by 1.73% on Tuesday and this got the market excited. This price movement has led to the FITB stock receiving more attention and has become one to watch out for. The shares dropped by -21.92% or -$7.6 from its last recorded high of $34.67 which it attained on May 15 to close at $27.07 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares of Fifth Third Bancorp has been trading as low as $22.12 before witnessing a massive surge by 22.38% or $4.95. The stock’s beta now stands at 1.36 and when compared to its 200-day moving average and its 50-day moving average, FITB price stands -5.07% below and 5.88% above respectively. Its average daily volatility for this week is 2.06% which is less than the 2.11% recorded over the past month.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) rose 0.67% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. Over the past one year, the equity price has embarked on a drop that has seen it decline -15.35% and is now up by 15.04% since start of this year. A look at its monthly performance shows that the stock has recorded a 8.02% gain over the past 30 days. Its equity price dipped by -2.42% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month decrease to stand at -7.74%.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of Fifth Third Bancorp with most of them predicting a $29.93 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 10.57% rise in the stock and would lead to FITB’s market cap to surge to $19.88B. The stock has been rated an average 2.6, which roughly stands towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 25 analysts that track Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) and find out that 17 of them rated it as a Hold. 7 of the 8 analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 1 advised investors to desist from buying the stock or sell it if they already possess it.

A look at FITB technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a neutral zone after reaching 58.65 point. Its trading volume has lost -1024447 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 4875553 shares. This means there is reduced activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 5900000 shares, and this is 0.83 times the normal volume.

Analysts have predicted a price target for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (WH) for 1 year and it stands at an average $67.25/share. This means that it would likely increase by 31.42% from its current position. The current price of the stock has been moving between $50.49 and $51.62. Some brokerage firms have a lower target for the stock than the average, with one of them setting a price target as low as $58. On the other hand, one analyst is super bullish about the price, setting a target as high as $77.

The WH stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 69.18%, which means that it is currently neutral. The shares P/S ratio stands at 2.98 which compares to the 4.53 recorded by the industry or the 129.74 by the wider sector. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.66, which is lower than the 23.04 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone down, with a quarterly decrease rate of 0% over the past five years.

Analysts view Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:WH) as a Buy, with 1.8 consensus rating. Reuters surveyed 8 analysts that follow WH and found that 1 of those analysts rated the stock as a Hold. The remaining 7 were divided, with 7 analyst rating it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 0 analysts advised investors to desist from buying Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (WH) shares or sell it if they already own it.