Itau Unibanco (ITUB) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Marco Green
February 25, 2018

Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) has risen 47.22% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.73% the S&P500. Boston Common Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Itau Unibanco by 13.6% in the fourth quarter. Genesis Asset Managers Llp sold 1.26M shares as the company's stock declined 15.42% while stock markets rallied. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. The stock has a market capitalization of $99,810.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.60, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 1.79. 8,843,573 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 11,866,999. The company saw 8.84 million shares trade hands over the course of the day.

Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (NYSE:ITUB) yearly performance is 28.56% and net profit margin is 16.50%. It has outperformed by 30.52% the S&P500. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Itau Unibanco from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, December 11th. Therefore 38% are positive.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $0.29, according to consensus of 4 analysts. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Tuesday, October 13 report. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 27. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, July 20. UBS upgraded the shares of FDX in report on Friday, January 5 to "Buy" rating. ValuEngine lowered shares of Itau Unibanco from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, August 16 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by Scotia Capital given on Wednesday, April 12. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $14.25. The stock of Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) earned "Underperform" rating by Scotia Capital on Tuesday, March 15.

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Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB) is estimated to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 3.10% for this year while EPS growth expected to touch 11.47% for next year. ITUB's profit will be $1.86 billion for 13.49 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) and V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) are the two most active stocks in the market based on today's trading volumes.

Pacad Investment Ltd, which manages about $451.72M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Catalent Inc (NYSE:CTLT) by 25,500 shares to 8,800 shares, valued at $351,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. Its up 69.38% from 22.58M shares previously. Highline Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 1.02% in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX). For the past 5 years, The Company's EPS growth has been almost 5.50%. Therefore 40% are positive. From the start of year 2017 to present date ITUB reported surged performance of 30.08%. The stock of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) earned "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, December 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of OKE in report on Monday, June 19 with "Hold" rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 14 report. Its up 1.47, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 18 investors sold NXST shares while 65 reduced holdings. Jefferies Group Inc Ltd reported 3,233 shares. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 24.3 percent. (NASDAQ:NXST). Aperio Group Limited Liability accumulated 0% or 4,620 shares. The California-based Fort Point Capital Partners Llc has invested 0.59% in the stock. Proshare Advsrs Ltd accumulated 73,607 shares or 0.04% of the stock. However, the stock is trading at -1.52% versus recent highs ($ 16.98). 5,270 were accumulated by Beach Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Com. Investors of record on Friday, March 2nd will be issued a $0.0046 dividend. Verition Fund Mgmt Limited stated it has 6,590 shares.

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