PNC Bank Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

PNC -  USA Stock  

USD 160.43  5.16  3.32%

The current analyst and expert consensus on PNC Bank is Hold with 10 hold recommendations. The current projected PNC Bank target price consensus is 218.31 with 18 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways PNC Bank analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to PNC Bank vendors, executives, and/or customers. PNC Bank recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected PNC Bank target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 20.44. Please check Macroaxis Advice on PNC Bank to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
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PNC Bank Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. PNC Bank target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. PNC Bank target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions19
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Hold
Most PNC Bank analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand PNC Bank stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of PNC Bank, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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PNC Bank Target Price Projection

PNC Bank's current and average target prices are 160.43 and 218.31, respectively. The current price of PNC Bank is the price at which PNC Bank is currently trading. On the other hand, PNC Bank's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

PNC Bank Market Quote on 18th of May 2022

Low Price157.67Odds
High Price161.23Odds

160.43

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On PNC Bank Target Price

Low Estimate175.0Odds
High Estimate252.0Odds
Number of Analysts18
Standard Deviation20.44

218.305

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on PNC Bank and the information provided on this page.

PNC Bank Analyst Ratings

PNC Bank's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about PNC Bank stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of PNC Bank's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. PNC Bank's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About PNC Bank Target Price Projections

PNC Bank's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as PNC Bank and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of PNC Bank depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for PNC Bank including analysis of its current option contracts.
PNC Bank's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-05-20 are carrying combined implied volatility of 52.42 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 1.1 over 103 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying more puts than calls on contracts expiring on 2022-05-20. The current put volume is at 208, with calls trading at the volume of 172. This yields a 1.21 put-to-call volume ratio. The PNC Bank option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current PNC Bank option contracts. It shows all of PNC Bank's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-05-20 Option Contracts

PNC Bank option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in PNC Bank's lending market. For example, when PNC Bank's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on PNC Bank, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting PNC Bank stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows PNC Bank's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. PNC Bank's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for PNC Bank's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

PNC Bank Maximum Pain Price across 2022-05-20 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as PNC Bank close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
PNC Bank's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of PNC Bank common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell PNC Bank stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If PNC Bank's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please check Macroaxis Advice on PNC Bank to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

PNC Bank In The Money Call Balance

When PNC Bank's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against PNC Bank stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying PNC Bank's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on PNC Bank are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

PNC Bank Current Options Market Mood

PNC Bank's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps PNC Bank Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of PNC Bank's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. PNC Bank's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current PNC Bank's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional PNC Bank Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of PNC Bank is a key component of PNC Bank valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a PNC Bank.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of PNC Bank's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of PNC Bank in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
157.70159.64161.58
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
144.39171.72173.66
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
150.74152.68154.63
Details
Earnings
Estimates (3)
LowProjected EPSHigh
15.7715.8515.99
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as PNC Bank. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against PNC Bank's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, PNC Bank's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in PNC Bank.

Additional PNC Bank Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of PNC Bank is a key component of PNC Bank valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a PNC Bank.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of PNC Bank's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of PNC Bank in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
157.70159.64161.58
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
144.39171.72173.66
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
150.74152.68154.63
Details
Earnings
Estimates (3)
LowProjected EPSHigh
15.7715.8515.99
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as PNC Bank. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against PNC Bank's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, PNC Bank's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in PNC Bank.

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The data published in PNC Bank's official financial statements usually reflect PNC Bank's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of PNC Bank. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by PNC Bank accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what PNC Bank's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Financial Services space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of PNC Bank's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, PNC Bank's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in PNC Bank's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of PNC Bank. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of PNC Bank's management to manipulate its earnings.