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Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) went up by 4.18% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $47.33 and move down -34.65%, while BHF stocks collected -1.76% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) Worth an Investment?

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: BHF) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.25 times of increase in earnings at the present.

BHF Market Performance

BHF stocks went down by -1.76% for the week, with the monthly drop of -7.65% and a quarterly performance of -7.08%, while its annual performance rate touched -12.04%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.89% for BHF stocks with the simple moving average of -6.80% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BHF stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for BHF shares by setting it to “Sell”. The predicted price for BHF socks in the upcoming period according to Goldman is $32 based on the research report published on June 25, 2019.

Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BHF stock at the price of $22, previously predicting the value of $35. The rating they have provided for BHF stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on June 25, 2019.

Citigroup gave “ Sell” rating to BHF stocks, setting the target price at $35 in the report published on April 4, 2019.

BHF Stocks -5.49% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought BHF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -25.73% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 3.62%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.90%, while the shares sank at the distance of -7.38% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -2.06% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, BHF went down by -1.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -10.45% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $36.82. In addition, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. saw 15.32% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

BHF Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF), starting from Steigerwalt Eric T, who bought 12,500 shares at the price of $34.04 back on Aug 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 111,239 shares of Brighthouse Financial, Inc., valued at $425,506 with the latest closing price.

McCarthy Margaret M, the Director of Brighthouse Financial, Inc., bought 2,941 shares at the value of $34.08 during a trade that took place back on Jun 26, which means that McCarthy Margaret M is holding 4,423 shares at the value of $100,243 based on the most recent closing price.

BHF Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +11.11 for the present operating margin. The net margin for Brighthouse Financial, Inc. stands at +10.81. Total capital return value is set at 4.85, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.74. Equity return holds the value 5.50%, with 0.40% for asset returns.

Based on Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF), the company’s capital structure generated 27.49 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 21.56. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 1.91 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 27.49 and long-term debt to capital is 21.56.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.46 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.52. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.66.