Susquehanna Downgraded to Underperform at Zacks (SUSQ)
Susquehanna (NASDAQ:SUSQ) was downgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. They currently have a $10.90 target price on the stock. Zacks‘ price target would suggest a potential downside of 4.72% from the company’s current price.
Susquehanna (NASDAQ:SUSQ) traded down 1.40% on Tuesday, hitting $11.28. 1,132,310 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Susquehanna has a one year low of $11.18 and a one year high of $14.35. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.58 and a 200-day moving average of $12.73. The company has a market cap of $2.113 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.43.
Susquehanna (NASDAQ:SUSQ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 22nd. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Susquehanna will post $0.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, February 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 28th.
Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group cut their price target on shares of Susquehanna from $13.00 to $12.50 in a research note to investors on Friday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.04.
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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