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Stocks Dominating Wall Street: Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

Following previous ticker characteristics, Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) also run on active notice, stock price knocked up 0.33% after traded at $15.40 in most recent trading session.

Following meeting with Bank of America (BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan, Sandler O’Neil’s Jeffery Harte and Sumeet Mody contend that the banking giant could start growing revenue even without higher rates: Revenue growth has been elusive in recent years despite positive momentum in underlying indicators of business health (e.g. deposit, core loans, new credit card accounts, LT AUM inflows). In addition to the obvious challenges from the interest rate environment management highlighted the drag from divestitures (e.g. credit card portfolio sales and run-off of non-core home equity loans) and the mix shift toward fee based accounts in wealth management. Management believes that fee revenues have reached the inflection point where the benefits from activity level improvements begin to overtake the drag from divestitures.

BAC has price to earnings ratio of 13.43 and the price to current year EPS stands at 258.80%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 21.84%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 1.95% dividend yield. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 1.82 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.06% for a week and 1.55% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.23. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of 1.65%. BAC’s institutional ownership was registered as 63.00%, while insider ownership was 0.06%.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price fell -0.79% during latest trading session as,

Analysts Practices; to watch unbiased undervalue securities, there is need to see following technical rations. AXP holds price to earnings ratio of 11.47 that presents much better indication for a stock’s value than the market price alone. Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 to 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is undervalue. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as AXP has 1.78% dividend yield.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the firm has current ratio stands at unstated figure, usually average firm fluctuates in between 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 5.19, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.


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