Susquehanna Downgraded by Jefferies Group to Hold (SUSQ)
Susquehanna (NASDAQ: SUSQ) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have a $12.50 price target on the stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.
SUSQ has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Guggenheim downgraded shares of Susquehanna from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, March 14th. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Susquehanna in a research note to investors on Monday, January 28th. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $11.50. Finally, analysts at BB&T downgraded shares of Susquehanna from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, January 25th.
Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.08.
Susquehanna (NASDAQ: SUSQ) traded down 0.80% on Monday, hitting $12.33. Susquehanna has a 1-year low of $8.87 and a 1-year high of $12.59. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently $11.95. The company has a market cap of $2.302 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.14.
Susquehanna (NASDAQ: SUSQ) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 23rd. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.23. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.12 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Susquehanna will post $0.94 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUSQ) is a financial holding company that provides a range of retail and commercial banking and financial services, through its subsidiaries in the mid-Atlantic region.
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