Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) went up by 13.21% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $48.25 and move down -97.5%, while BHF stocks collected +46.29% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Barron's reported on 03/23/20 that Many Preferred Shares Now Yielding 7% After Selloff
Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) Worth an Investment?
Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) of the analysts out of 0 who provided ratings for Brighthouse Financial, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while as overweight, rated it as hold and as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $36.36 which is $17.26 above current price. BHF currently has a short float of 4.61% and public float of 104.72M with average trading volume of 1.42M shares.
BHF Market Performance
BHF stocks went up by 46.29% for the week, with the monthly drop of -41.29% and a quarterly performance of -40.20%, while its annual performance rate touched -32.12%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.26% for BHF stocks with the simple moving average of -35.12% 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 “Buy”. The predicted price for BHF socks in the upcoming period according to Goldman is $57 based on the research report published on February 14, 2020.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BHF stock at the price of $41, previously predicting the value of $30. The rating they have provided for BHF stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on January 8, 2020.
Wells Fargo gave “ Underweight” rating to BHF stocks, setting the target price at $40 in the report published on January 6, 2020.
BHF Stocks -32.00% 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 -49.37% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 16.39%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 22.13%, while the shares sank at the distance of -40.14% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -38.66% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, BHF went up by +46.29%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -36.61% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $25.52. In addition, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. saw -37.73% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
BHF Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF), starting from Wallace William Francis, who bought 5,000 shares at the price of $22.83 back on Mar 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 9,694 shares of Brighthouse Financial, Inc., valued at $114,150 with the latest closing price.
Shouvlin Patrick J., the Director of Brighthouse Financial, Inc., bought 5,000 shares at the value of $20.14 during a trade that took place back on Mar 12, which means that Shouvlin Patrick J. is holding 9,694 shares at the value of $100,700 based on the most recent closing price.
BHF Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at -13.05 for the present operating margin. The net margin for Brighthouse Financial, Inc. stands at -8.93. Total capital return value is set at -5.54, while invested capital returns managed to touch -3.80. Equity return holds the value -4.70%, with -0.30% for asset returns.
Based on Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF), the company’s capital structure generated 26.99 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 21.25.