Earnings Yield and Valuation Review For Fifth Third Bancorp (NasdaqGS:FITB)

Marco Green
March 13, 2018

Taking short look on returns of the firm, operating profit margin was 78.80%, whereas price to sale ratio stands at 5.29 and it indicates how much investor paid for a share compared to the sales a company generated per share. Fifth Third Bancorp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 25.20%.

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Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) traded up $0.54 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $34.21. Terril Brothers Inc who had been investing in Plains Gp Hldgs Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.66B market cap company. The firm operates through three divisions: Enterprise Solutions, Mainframe Solutions, and Services. It has a 12.12 P/E ratio. The Mainframe Solutions segment offers DevOps solutions and tools for development, testing, and deployment that support collaboration across the software development lifecycle and mobile to mainframe teams; activities intelligence and automation solutions; and security and compliance solutions. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. purchased a new stake in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp in the third quarter valued at approximately $102,000. Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. SO has a beta of 0.08 and FITB's beta is 1.33. It increased, as 45 investors sold FITB shares while 234 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. Retail Bank Of America De reported 684,402 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Switzerland) Sa has invested 0.02% in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB).

Gam Holding Ag, which manages about $2.37 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) by 100,182 shares to 17,596 shares, valued at $1.35M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. Lumina Fund Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 13,000 shares. Basswood Management Lc reported 613,452 shares. The ROIC 5 year average of Fifth Third Bancorp (NasdaqGS:FITB) is 0.019756. Kentucky Retirement owns 46,067 shares. Tower Research Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) accumulated 0.01% or 6,806 shares. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp by 268.9% in the 4th quarter. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh Williams holds 0.18% or 8,500 shares.

Fifth Third Bancorp has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 3.6%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 20.01%. Paloma Management holds 0.02% or 135,923 shares in its portfolio. The ERP5 of Fifth Third Bancorp (NasdaqGS:FITB) is 9179.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $7.02 million activity. Another trade for 29,508 shares valued at $960,780 was sold by Forrest Frank R. Gendell Jeffrey L acquired 180,000 shares as Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)'s stock declined 12.20%. CARMICHAEL GREG D had sold 87,613 shares worth $2.84M on Tuesday, February 13. 1,952 shares valued at $64,436 were sold by McWilliams Jelena on Wednesday, February 14.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) COO Lars C. Anderson Sells 16,485 Shares" was published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Fifth Third Bancorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. Therefore 56% are positive. ATR is an exponential moving average (consist of 14 trading days) of the True Ranges that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low. A lower price to book ratio indicates that the stock might be undervalued. Vale S.A. had 76 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, January 23. Susquehanna maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, January 23 report. On Friday, January 5 the stock rating was initiated by Needham with "Buy". The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, August 18. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a "hold" rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Fifth Third Bancorp in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $30.70.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on FITB shares. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, October 5.

Opus Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) by 181.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Analysts expect SO to grow earnings at a 2.17% annual rate over the next 5 years. FITB's profit will be $329.76M for 17.82 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. The financial services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05.

Altalis Capital Management Llc holds 9.12% of its portfolio in CA, Inc. for 416,697 shares. Hotchkis And Wiley Cap Management Ltd Liability Com accumulated 319,750 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

The Shareholder Yield is a way that investors can see how much money shareholders are receiving from a company through a combination of dividends, share repurchases and debt reduction. The price volatility of stock was 2.24% for a week and 2.34% for a month. Evanston Investments Inc. Dba Evanston Advisors, a Illinois-based fund reported 237,557 shares. We have $2.84 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:BIOS worth $10.54M more. The recent session has given its stock price a 47.46% positive lead over its 52-week low and showed upward move of 0.35% over its 52-week high. The company had a trading volume of 3,648,770 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,595,755. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 30th will be given a $0.16 dividend.

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