Long Term Growth review of First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) reported sales (ttm) of 922.2 Million, whereas, 9 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 349.96 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 372.24 million and lower end at 337.64 million while the year ago reported sale was 355.33 million.

9 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Jan 11, 2018- Jan 15, 2018, analysts estimated mean sale target of 434.4 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 447.5 million and 422.05 million respectively.

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 13 BMO at 0.32, whereas, 14 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.31. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.34 and lower end at 0.28 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.28.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.28 reported by 15 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Dec2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.28 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.31 and 0.25 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.27. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 3 analysts is at 10.09%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 16.27 and 7.

Valuation Ratios of First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the First Horizon National Corporation (FHN). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 16.34 while the company’s industry has 15.99 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.45. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 120.33 and low P/E is 15.07, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 20.16 and 25.85 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 9.18 for the industry and 9.54 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, FHN has Beta of 1.03 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.53 and 1.49 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 3.36 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.72. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 13.56, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 22.03 and 26.61 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of the company stands at -0.35 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 14.16 and 14.12 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 15.02 and 12.05.

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.82% and closed its last trading session at $18.34. The market capitalization of the company is at $4.32 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $20.84 on 01/26/17 and 52-week Low of $15.84 on 09/07/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.93% and Monthly Volatility of 1.85%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.04 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.36.