About 64,139 Worth Of KeyCorp (KEY) Shares Belongs To Its Director


As of Wednesday close, KeyCorp’s (NYSE:KEY) stock was up $0.02, moving up 0.11 percent to $18.92. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 10,952,900 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.01 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 10,729,145, while in the previous 50 days, it was 12,221,854.

Since last month, KEY stock rose 6.47%. Shares of the company fell to $16.98 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $27.17 was reached on 01/18/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $15.26. Since the beginning of this year, KEY’s stock price has dropped by -18.20% or -$4.21, and marked a new high 9 times. However, the stock has declined by -30.36% since its 52-week high.

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KEY stock investors should be aware that KeyCorp (KEY) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 72 days ago on Sep 14. Highsmith Carlton L, the Director of the company, disposed of 5,200 shares for $17.59 on Sep 14. It resulted in a $91,468 divestment by the insider. Highsmith Carlton L sold 5,362 shares at an average price of $22.86 on Mar 07. The insider now owns 64,874 shares following the transaction. On Feb 28, Head of Digital Banking Warder Jamie sold 9,632 shares at $24.80 apiece. The transaction was valued at $238,874.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, KeyCorp (KEY) has a P/E ratio of about 8.67. The stock’s beta is 1.29. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 3.67, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.62, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 8.64 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.2050 per share was paid out, which is 5.13% more than last year’s $0.1950. On Thursday November 17 2022, a $0.01 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 1.69, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.69. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 85.00%. Based on annual data, KEY earned $4.07 billion in gross profit and brought in $4.37 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 14.00%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 15.70%.

In KeyCorp’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $18.26 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected KeyCorp to report $0.58 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.55 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -5.20%. The value of shareholders’ equity is $932.97 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at KeyCorp’s (KEY) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 27.27%, the RSI 9-day stood at 58.10% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current KeyCorp price is down by -0.05% percent or -$0.01. At present, KEY shares trade +6.95% above its 20-day simple moving average and +8.86% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +7.26% above its SMA50 and -29.80% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 53.01% and Stochastic coefficient D was 51.80%, while ATR was 0.52. Given the Stochastic reading of 48.50% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 58.15%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.12, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.07.

Analyst Ratings

KeyCorp (KEY) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 4 brokerage firms, KEY is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate KeyCorp stock as buy, with 7 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $20.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $16.00 – $24.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict KeyCorp (KEY) will achieve an average price target of $19.88.


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