2 Stocks Taking a Gut Shot: First Horizon National Corporation (FHN), Fiserv, Inc. (FISV)

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) recent rally took place on significantly less volume which dipped to nearly 3.01 million contracts on 18-Feb-18 versus its daily average of 4.46 million. The first sale was made at $18.97 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 0.05%. It was last traded at $19.39 apiece.

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN): Outperform Candidate With 16.86% Upside Potential

First Horizon National Corporation is maintained at an average outperform rating by 17 stock analysts, and there are at least 7.34% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went down by -4.06% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -3%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 8 of analysts who cover First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $22.66 price target on First Horizon National Corporation, pointing towards a 16.86% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -7.05% less than its 52-week high.

First Horizon National Corporation Reports 12.21% Sales Growth

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) remained unsuccessful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.3 as it actually earned $0.3 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 12.21% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $361.57 million.

FHN Adds 2.43% In A Week

This company shares (FHN) so far managed to recover 22.41% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 2.35% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 2.61%. The share price has yet to cross its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of -1.55% and sits -2.93% lower versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 2.43% gains and is up by 5.14% compared with its 200-day moving average of $18.88. Also, First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) needs to overturn a -4.2% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) Consensus Call At 2.4

As regular trading ended, Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) stock brought in a $2.27 rise to $142.72. The day started at a price of $140.5 but then traded as high as $143.42 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.4. Fiserv, Inc. is given 5 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 15 holds. The company shares sank -1.03% from their peak of $144.20 and now has a $29.99 billion market value of equity.

Fiserv, Inc. Could Grow 1.45% More

FISV’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.48 thirty days ago to 2.43 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) price hitting a mean target of $144.79 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 1.45% Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 12.81% compared to the most bullish target.

Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) Returns 8.84% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 1.19 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 1.03 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 2.34% which for the month reaches 1.94%. Fiserv, Inc. dipped to as low as $140.4601 throughout the day and has returned 8.84% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $110.44 but has recovered 29.23% since then.