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Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) EVP David S. Anderson unloaded 18,134 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.71, for a total transaction of $176,081.14. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 132,714 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,288,653. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) traded up 1.25% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $9.74. 6,496,347 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Huntington Bancshares has a 52 week low of $8.04 and a 52 week high of $10.29. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.67 and its 200-day moving average is $9.47. The company has a market cap of $7.958 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.00.

Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) last announced its earnings results on Friday, July 18th. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $716.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $693.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. Huntington Bancshares’s revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Huntington Bancshares will post $0.74 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 15th.

HBAN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Huntington Bancshares in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital upgraded shares of Huntington Bancshares from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $11.00. Finally, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded shares of Huntington Bancshares from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. They now have a $11.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $10.00. Sixteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Huntington Bancshares currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.36.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) is a multi-state diversified regional bank holding company.

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