Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) went down by -1.38% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $58.25 and move down -40.19%, while WBS stocks collected -11.16% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/14/20 that Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) Worth an Investment?

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.24 times of increase in earnings at the present.

WBS Market Performance

WBS stocks went down by -11.16% for the week, with the monthly drop of -11.78% and a quarterly performance of -13.04%, while its annual performance rate touched -26.15%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -10.50% for WBS stocks with the simple moving average of -13.15% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WBS stocks, with Stephens repeating the rating for WBS shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for WBS socks in the upcoming period according to Stephens is $46.50 based on the research report published on January 24, 2020.

Compass Point, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WBS stock at the price of $53. The rating they have provided for WBS stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 24, 2020.

Stephens gave “Underweight” rating to WBS stocks, setting the target price at $53 in the report published on October 29, 2019.

WBS Stocks -16.96% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought WBS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Webster Financial Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -28.67% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.44%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.80%, while the shares sank at the distance of -12.36% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -21.32% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, WBS went down by -11.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -19.83% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $46.13. In addition, Webster Financial Corporation saw -22.13% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

WBS Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Webster Financial Corporation (WBS), starting from CRAWFORD JOHN JOSEPH, who sold 1,500 shares at the price of $46.64 back on Feb 19. After this action, Rushing now owns 9,099 shares of Webster Financial Corporation, valued at $69,965 with the latest closing price.

CRAWFORD JOHN JOSEPH, the Director of Webster Financial Corporation, sold 1,500 shares at the value of $48.07 during a trade that took place back on Feb 06, which means that CRAWFORD JOHN JOSEPH is holding 10,599 shares at the value of $72,104 based on the most recent closing price.

WBS Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +33.80 for the present operating margin. The net margin for Webster Financial Corporation stands at +26.58. Total capital return value is set at 7.94, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.45. Equity return holds the value 13.50%, with 1.40% for asset returns.

Based on Webster Financial Corporation (WBS), the company’s capital structure generated 110.02 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 52.39.