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Let’s talk about the popular Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN). The company’s shares saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the NASDAQGS over the last few months. With many analysts covering the large-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. But what if there is still an opportunity to buy? Today I will analyse the most recent data on Huntington Bancshares’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.
What’s the opportunity in Huntington Bancshares?
Great news for investors – Huntington Bancshares is still trading at a fairly cheap price. According to my valuation, the intrinsic value for the stock is $18.31, which is above what the market is valuing the company at the moment. This indicates a potential opportunity to buy low. What’s more interesting is that, Huntington Bancshares’s share price is quite volatile, which gives us more chances to buy since the share price could sink lower (or rise higher) in the future. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for how much the stock moves relative to the rest of the market.
Can we expect growth from Huntington Bancshares?
Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. However, with a relatively muted profit growth of 5.5% expected over the next couple of years, growth doesn’t seem like a key driver for a buy decision for Huntington Bancshares, at least in the short term.
What this means for you:
Are you a shareholder? Even though growth is relatively muted, since HBAN is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to increase your holdings in the stock. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.
Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on HBAN for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy HBAN. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to make a well-informed investment decision.
Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Huntington Bancshares. You can find everything you need to know about Huntington Bancshares in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Huntington Bancshares, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.
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