Eastern Bankshares Inc. (EBC) shares are trading at higher $14.80 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $15.75.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $14.78 and the low is $11.74 while the S&P 500 is up 15.19%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. EBC has a short ratio of 0.33 and outstanding shares of 186.50M.
EBC has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.92 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as EBC has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Eastern Bankshares Inc. EBC has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, EBC represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Eastern Bankshares Inc. EBC is now commanding a market cap of 2.76B and a float of 185.23M. EBC is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of EBC stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in EBC, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.