Taking a Look at the Data Behind F.N.B. Corporation (FNB)

F.N.B. Corporation (FNB) is an interesting player in the Financial space, with a focus on Regional – Southeast Banks. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $14.74, down from yesterday’s close by -0.14%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

F.N.B. Corporation (FNB) currently trades with a market capitalization of $4.77 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 53.01 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $231.82 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.26 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.04% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

As most professionals know, technical analysis can offer critical insights into what smart money and insiders think about a stock’s prospects going forward. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, F.N.B. Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $16.06. It is now trading 1.32% off that level. The stock is trading $14.26 its 50-day moving average by -0.48%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $12.02.

In recent action, F.N.B. Corporation (FNB) has made a move of +7.20% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 17.8, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 3.95% with $320.38 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of FNB.

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