Is Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) A Safe Bet For Investors?


Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) closed its last session at $16.3. The stock traded within a range of $15.46 and $16.41. The company operates in the Financial Services sector with a market capitalization of 99.19 Million. Trading volume for Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. was 14.1 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) has an average volume of 10.35 Million.

Company Profile

BANCO ITAU -ADR’s main goal is to focus on an equilibrium between growth and profitability, aimed at always generating value for the stockholder in the long run.

Analyst Views

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 0 analysts say it’s a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) touched its 1-Year High price of $16.98 on 01/26/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $10.02 on 05/18/17.

EPS & Financials

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.3/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.3/Share by a difference of $0. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 4 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.29/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.3/share and a low EPS of $0.29/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $8.38 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 8.38 Billion and 8.38 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) has a 20-Day average volume of 13.52 Million. According to today’s trading volume Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 52.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 23.8 Percent. The return on assets stands at 0%, Return on Equity currently is 0% and the Return on Investment value is 6.1%.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) gross margin percentage stands at 0% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 34.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 16.5 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.89% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 15.21 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 27.49 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 25.38 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 34.1%. The return on invested capital is at 6.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 27.49%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 25.38% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.