Should Value Investors Consider AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) And First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)?

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)‘s price-to-sales ratio of 4.43 is creating a long-term opportunity in the value in its stock. The broad REIT – Residential industry has an average P/S ratio of 9.92, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 6.15.

AGNC traded at an unexpectedly high level on 07/26/2018 when the stock experienced a 0.62% gain to a closing price of $19.37. The company saw 5.69 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 4.87 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 0.67% move, based on the high target price ($19.5) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $18.66 price target, but the stock is already up 8.59% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -11.71% versus recent highs ($21.94). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $18 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -7.07% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 2.98% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 1.47% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -4.06% so far this year. Additionally, AGNC had a day price range of $19.27 to $19.59.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, AGNC Investment Corp. by far traveled -3.2% after crossing its median price target of $18.75. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) are $18.97 and $18.92. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, AGNC is a stock with 417.5 million shares outstanding that normally trades 2.77% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 1.25% with 0.18 average true range (ATR). AGNC has a beta of 0 and RSI is 62.57.

Investors also need to beware of the First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 3.68, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Regional – Southeast Banks industry has an average P/S ratio of 6.18, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 6.15. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.44 and as high as 3.76. Also, it is down from 53% of the total 1570 rivals across the globe.

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)’s Lead Over its Technicals

First Horizon National Corporation by far traveled 10.23% versus a 1-year low price of $15.84. The share price was last seen -0.11% lower, reaching at $17.46 on July 26th. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $17.46 and $17.69. This company shares are 16.78% off its target price of $20.39 and the current market capitalization stands at $5.7B. The recent change has given its price a -5.66% deficit over SMA 50 and -16.3% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -5.42% declines, -5.83% declines and -13.35% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found FHN’s volatility during a week at 2.02% and during a month it has been found around 2.22%.

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) Intraday Metrics

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 4.7 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 3.96 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

First Horizon National Corporation Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 31.73% rally, based on the high target price ($23) for First Horizon National Corporation shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $18.5 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a 5.96% jump from its current position. Overall, the share price is down -12.66% year to date.