Barclays analyst Jason Goldberg maintained a Buy rating on Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB – Research Report) on December 31 and set a price target of $53.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $46.57.
According to TipRanks.com, Goldberg is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.2% and a 61.2% success rate. Goldberg covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Zions Bancorporation National Association, Capital One Financial, and Huntington Bancshares.
Fifth Third Bancorp has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $48.88, representing an 8.5% upside. In a report issued on January 3, Wedbush also maintained a Buy rating on the stock.
The company has a one-year high of $45.92 and a one-year low of $26.42. Currently, Fifth Third Bancorp has an average volume of 4.18M.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 113 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of FITB in relation to earlier this year.
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Fifth Third Bancorp engages in the provision of banking & financial services, retail & commercial banking, consumer lending services and investment advisory services through its subsidiary Fifth Third Bank. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management and financial services to large and middle-market businesses. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit, loan and lease products to individuals and small businesses. The Consumer Lending segment includes residential mortgage, home equity, automobile and indirect lending activities. The Wealth & Asset Management segment provides investment alternatives for individuals, companies and not-for-profit organizations. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.
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