UBS Is En Route To See Large Options Volume


The stocks of UBS did turn out to be the target for some large options trading last Monday when stock traders decided to acquire close to 6,160 put options. Interestingly, this is representative of an increase of about 2,544% from the daily volume of around 233 put options.

The Stock Commentary Of UBS

There have been quite a few research equities that have commented on the stocks of UBS. Kepler Capital Markets has already reaffirmed its rating of buy in a Friday research report. The Goldman Sachs Group has also reiterated their rating of hold in a 23rd February research report.

Zacks Investment Research has reduced the price rating of the company from buy to hold with a price target of $16 set in an 11th January research report. Morgan Stanley has also reiterated its rating of equal weight in a 12th April research report. In the end, Barclays did come up with a rating of underweight in a 21st April research note. 

One of the research analysts covering the firm has given it a rating of sell, while seven others have given it a rating of hold. Close to seven others have given the company a rating of buy. Currently, UBS Has a hold rating with a $16 price target on it. 

The stocks of UBS traded on Tuesday at $15.36. The moving average price of the company over a period of 50 days is $15.78, with the moving average price of the company over a period of 200 days is $14.72. The market cap of the firm is $56.22 billion, with a 10.17 PE ratio, along with a 1.43 PEG ratio. The current ratio of the company is 1, with a 1 quick ratio. The year low of the company is $8.99, with the year high coming to $16.31.