Stocks in Volatile Measures: First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN)

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) under comprehensive financial analysis presented as an active mover. Shares crashed down -1.25% to trade at $19.01 in recent trading session. The firm has floated short ration of 4.52%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 4.93.

Limelight under Ratio Analysis

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 1.99, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa. The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 20.24. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 5.43 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 1.91, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.

Analysts Rating

Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the FHN.  EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.23 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.28. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $1.32 as compared to three months ago $1.31.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 25 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 21.39 as compared to current price of 19.01. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 5 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 12 recommend as HOLD. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

Profitability Analysis

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) need to consider for profitability analysis, the firm has profit margin of positive 27.00% to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. The operating profit margin calculated 87.80%. FHN has returns on investment of 18.20%. The returns on assets were 0.80% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 9.60%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by FHN with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5. The co has price volatility of 1.90% for a week and 1.87% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -1.35% and monthly performance was -6.07%. The stock price of FHN is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -3.99% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -4.21%. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.45, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.


About Blake Escott

Blake Escott holds junior writer position in SWR. Before joining Streetwise Report, he was a freelance content Writer. He has high-level copywriting experience and particularly experienced in proofreading and editing. He covers news about different companies including all US market sectors. Interests: Commodities, Energy stocks, Sector-wise Stocks analysis, Utilities

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