KeyCorp Story

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KEY -- USA Stock  

USD 20.65  0.41  2.03%

KeyCorp is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 15th of April 2021. The stock is undervalued compared to its sector. Because some millenniums are getting more into financial services space, we are going to break down the feasibility of inclusion KeyCorp into your portfolio. We will inspect the reasons why it is still possible for the company to generate above-average margins given the current economic outlook.
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What is February outlook for KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY)?
The company has 13.88 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 7.85, demonstrating that KeyCorp may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments.
What is the right price you would pay to acquire a share of KeyCorp? For most investors, it would be the price that gives them a wide margin of safety to have minimal downside risk. In other words, most investors are always looking for undervalued stocks. Even if the future performance is not entirely as expected, the loss of holding it is minimized, and the downside risk is negated.
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What is happening with KeyCorp this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by KeyCorp are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to KeyCorp stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934.
Companies such as KeyCorp often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How KeyCorp utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of KeyCorp, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash KeyCorp is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The KeyCorp cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
KeyCorp Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. KeyCorp reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 1.67 Billion in 2020

Payment of 4038 shares by Angela Mago of KeyCorp subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by KeyCorp insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
KeyCorp insider trading alert for payment of common shares by Angela Mago, Head of Commercial Bank, on 27th of February 2021. This event was filed by Keycorp with SEC on 2021-02-26. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Angela Mago currently serves as head of commercial bank, executive officer of KeyCorp [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

What is driving KeyCorp Investor Appetite?

Earning per share calculations of KeyCorp is based on official Zacks consensus of 9 analysts regarding KeyCorp's future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 97.85%, the future earnings per share of the company is estimated to be 1.141 with the lowest and highest values of 1.1 and 1.19, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for the firm is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses.

Is KeyCorp a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. KeyCorp is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. acquiring a share of a KeyCorp stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

KeyCorp Current Consensus

Here is the current trade recommendation based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysis covering KeyCorp. The KeyCorp consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average estimates from all of the analysts covering KeyCorp

Strong Buy
4
Buy
1
Hold
10
Sell
1
Strong Buy425.0
Buy16.25
Hold1062.5
Sell16.25
Strong Sell00.0

How will KeyCorp investors react to the next slide?

KeyCorp current mean deviation rises over 2.44. KeyCorp currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.14 and Jensen Alpha of 0.36. However, we do advice investors to further question KeyCorp expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

Our Conclusion on KeyCorp

While some firms in the banks?regional industry are either recovering or due for a correction, KeyCorp may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. While some in two-three weeks oriented investors may not share our view, we believe it may not be a good time to trade new shares of KeyCorp.

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