What is Recommendation from Analysts on Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)?

Marco Green
November 19, 2017

A total of 10.92 Million shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade compared with its average trading volume of 3.68 Million shares, while its relative volume stands at 2.97. Coastland Capital LLC controls 790,460 shares with a value of $3,043,000. Pfizer Inc now has $210.17 billion valuation. Putnam Invests Lc invested in 0.16% or 2.29 million shares. Menta Capital Llc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW). The value of the investment in GNW went from $3,927,000 to $3,043,000 a change of 22.5% quarter over quarter. Therefore 13% are positive. Its position was valued at $15,768,000 an increase of 5.9% according to the filing.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, GNW has Beta of 2.79 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.5 and 1.48 respectively. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of GNW in report on Wednesday, August 5 to "Neutral" rating. The company now has a P/E ratio of 4.68 and the market cap of the company is 1.65B. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Compass Point given on Monday, September 19. On Wednesday, October 5 the stock rating was downgraded by BTIG Research to "Neutral". Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW)'s price sits -13.76% off from its 50-day moving average of $3.61 and -14.87% away from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $3.6. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Friday, February 5.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Hot Stocks Point (HSP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 31,651 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $119,000 after purchasing an additional 151 shares during the period. (NYSE:AMC) was raised too.

Analysts await Pfizer Inc.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.25 reported by 4 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Dec2017). Therefore 13% are positive. Old Mutual had 81 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Beaufort Securities. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, July 20. The market capitalization of the company is at $1.71 Billion. Deutsche Bank maintained Pfizer Inc. The rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 7 with "Overweight". Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral" on Tuesday, November 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.20, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. 112 funds opened positions while 612 raised stakes. British Columbia Inv Management holds 0.17% in Micron Technology, Inc. Ww Asset reported 0.6% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. Aberdeen Asset Mngmt Plc Uk reported 302,815 shares. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.39% in Micron Technology, Inc. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc stated it has 31,613 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Security Bancorp Of Sioux City Iowa Ia reported 8,863 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0.23% or 443,372 shares. (NYSE:PFE) for 57,000 shares. Adage Ptnrs Group Limited Liability Corporation has 0.11% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Palisades Hudson Asset Mngmt Lp holds 0.4% in Pfizer Inc. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 322,538 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.20, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. Amalgamated Bank grew its holdings in Genworth Financial by 1.2% during the second quarter. 33 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. For the quarter, shares are performing at 0.90%. Moreover, Nomura Asset Mgmt has 0% invested in Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) for 69,300 shares. Malaga Cove Lc reported 78,850 shares. (NASDAQ:MU). Axa accumulated 2.74M shares. 1832 Asset Management Ltd Partnership accumulated 2,000 shares. There has been an observed change of 0.00% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months.

Shares of Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) traded up $0.22 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $3.38.

While having a peek at profitability ratios Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 0%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at 14.1% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at 3.9%. Wellington Management Group LLP lifted its position in shares of Genworth Financial by 0.3% in the first quarter. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.28 and a current ratio of 0.28.

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