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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) is a leading banks-regional business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$14.24 after a previous close of US$14.46. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD14 to a high of USD14.25. The latest price was USD14.125 (25 minute delay). Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HBAN. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Huntington Bancshares Incorporated reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$15.63, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated share price

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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-16.
OpenUS$14.24
HighUS$14.25
LowUS$14
CloseUS$14.125
Previous closeUS$14.46
Change US$-0.335
Change % -2.3167%
Volume 4,589,433
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$7.6426 - US$16.7346
50-day moving average US$15.4314
200-day moving average US$14.8082
Target priceUS$17.36
PE ratio 11.8389
Dividend yield US$0.6 (4.18%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$1.142

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Is it a good time to buy Huntington Bancshares Incorporated stock?

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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $14.125

1 month (2021-05-21) -10.26%
3 months (2021-03-19) -11.61%
6 months (2020-12-18) 14.00%
1 year (2020-06-19) 37.27%
2 years (2019-06-20) 6.52%
3 years (2018-06-20) -8.58%
5 years (2016-06-20) 52.21%

Is Huntington Bancshares Incorporated under- or over-valued?

Valuing Huntington Bancshares Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's P/E ratio

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's PEG ratio

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.5757. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM US$4.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 36.65%
Gross profit TTM US$3.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.09%
Return on equity TTM 10.26%
Profit margin 29.07%
Book value 10.73
Market capitalisation US$20 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares

There are currently 43.7 million Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 2.9% up from 42.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 12.7 million). Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 3.45. In other words for every 100,000 Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3450 shares are currently held short.

However Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0433% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares, roughly 43 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.

Find out more about how you can short Huntington Bancshares Incorporated stock.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.4

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's overall score of 29.4 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.48/100

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's environmental score of 7.48 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's social score

Social score: 19.12/100

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's social score of 19.12 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's governance score

Governance score: 13.8/100

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Huntington Bancshares Incorporated has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 29.4
Total ESG percentile 36.84
Environmental score 7.48
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 19.12
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 13.8
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 2

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated share dividends

52%

Dividend payout ratio: 52.17% of net profits

Recently Huntington Bancshares Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 52.17% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.15% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 4.15% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 30 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's shares ever split?

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 11 July 2000. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's share price.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$7.6426 up to US$16.7346. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HBAN.US volatility(beta: 1.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's is 1.3701. This would suggest that Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated overview

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with $123 billion of assets and a network of 839 branches, including 11 Private Client Group offices, and 1,322 ATMs across seven Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides vehicle finance, equipment finance, national settlement, and capital market services that extend beyond its core states. Visit huntington.com for more information.

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