Analyst Recommendations And Earnings Forecast: BB&T Corporation (BBT), UR-Energy Inc. (URG)

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) last session’s volume of 3.62 million shares was lower than its average volume of 4.61 million shares. The stock, after opening at $53.04, hit $53.16 through the close by scoring 0.85%.

BB&T Corporation (BBT) Analyst Opinion

BB&T Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 29 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.62% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 6.85% last month and is up 6.92 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 10 of analysts who cover BBT having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $52.02 price target on BB&T Corporation, suggesting a -2.14% decline from recent close. It’s currently trading about -0.37% below its 52-week high.

BB&T Corporation Earnings Surprise

BB&T Corporation (BBT) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.74 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.78. Its revenue totaled $2.84 billion down -2.04% from the previous quarter.

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) Intraday View

This stock (BBT) is ahead of its 52-week low with 29.12%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.48% which for the week stands at 1.38%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 5.5% and stays 8.31% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 4.09% gains and now is up 15.42% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $47.24. BB&T Corporation (BBT) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 13.66%.

Turning to UR-Energy Inc. (NYSE:URG), its shares were trading at $0.75 a gain of $0.03, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $0.73, touched a high of $0.77 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.8. UR-Energy Inc. has 1 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -18.04% from its high of $0.91 to a $105.27 million market value through last close.

UR-Energy Inc. (URG) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.8 to 1.8 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $1.21 a share. The target implies a 61.33% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 201.33% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

UR-Energy Inc. (NYSE:URG) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.91 million shares versus an average volume of 0.43 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 7.47% which for the week approaches 6.27%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $0.72 and compares with the $0.50 52-week low. The stock recovered 49.16% since its low point and has performed 9.1% year-to-date.

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