The Chart for Equitable Holdings Inc. (EQH) Is Flashing Mixed Signals


Equitable Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EQH) went down by -1.83% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $27.30. The company’s stock price has collected -6.62% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 10/11/20 that Why AllianceBernstein Stands Out

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Is It Worth Investing in Equitable Holdings Inc. (NYSE :EQH) Right Now?

Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 9 who provided ratings for Equitable Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $26.44, which is $6.33 above the current price. EQH currently public float of 403.94M and currently shorts hold a 4.56% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EQH was 2.59M shares.

EQH’s Market Performance

EQH stocks went down by -6.62% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.19% and a quarterly performance of -1.34%, while its annual performance rate touched -8.38%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.14% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.55% for Equitable Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.12% for EQH stocks with a simple moving average of -0.13% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of EQH

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EQH stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for EQH by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for EQH in the upcoming period, according to RBC Capital Mkts is $28 based on the research report published on September 02nd of the current year 2020.

Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EQH reach a price target of $17, previously predicting the price at $18. The rating they have provided for EQH stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on April 17th, 2020.

Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to EQH, setting the target price at $22 in the report published on April 01st of the current year.

EQH Trading at -1.40% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought EQH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -27.13% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.55%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.14%, as shares surge +12.76% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -7.27% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, EQH fell by -6.62%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.38% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $19.40. In addition, Equitable Holdings Inc. saw -19.73% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EQH starting from Stansfield George, who purchase 2,500 shares at the price of $10.41 back on Mar 23. After this action, Stansfield George now owns 5,000 shares of Equitable Holdings Inc., valued at $26,023 using the latest closing price.

Kaye Daniel G, the Director of Equitable Holdings Inc., purchase 4,000 shares at $10.95 during a trade that took place back on Mar 19, which means that Kaye Daniel G is holding 32,474 shares at $43,794 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for EQH

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -13.35 for the present operating margin

The net margin for Equitable Holdings Inc. stands at -12.75. The total capital return value is set at -8.71, while invested capital returns managed to touch -9.47. Equity return is now at value 0.20, with 0.00 for asset returns.

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Based on Equitable Holdings Inc. (EQH), the company’s capital structure generated 36.90 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 26.95. Total debt to assets is 2.00, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 37.52. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 25.84.

When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.47, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.75.

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