UBS AG (NYSE:UBS)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $14.07, but opened at $14.10. UBS AG shares last traded at $14.29, with a volume of 933,845 shares traded.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on UBS shares. Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of UBS AG from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Macquarie cut shares of UBS AG from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of UBS AG from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Barclays PLC raised shares of UBS AG from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $21.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 9th. Finally, Societe Generale cut shares of UBS AG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 13th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. UBS AG presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.05.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $13.53 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $52.93 billion and a PE ratio of 10.95.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in UBS AG stock. RS Investment Management Co. LLC raised its position in UBS AG (NYSE:UBS) by 119.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 100,095 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 54,573 shares during the period. RS Investment Management Co. LLC’s holdings in UBS AG were worth $1,954,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

UBS Group AG (UBS) is a holding company. The Company provides a range of financial services, including advisory services, underwriting, financing, market-making, asset management and brokerage on a global level, and retail banking in Switzerland. The Company comprises Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank.

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