As on March 16, 2023, Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: BHF) got off with the flyer as it spiked 1.56% to $43.65. During the day, the stock rose to $44.18 and sunk to $40.70 before settling in for the price of $42.98 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, BHF posted a 52-week range of $38.38-$60.54.
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The company of the Financial sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 4.40%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 31.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 42.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $69.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $67.59 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $3.14 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $54.78, while the 200-day Moving Average is $49.83.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 1500 employees. For the Profitability, stocks operating margin was -0.22 and Pretax Margin of -2.03.
Brighthouse Financial Inc. (BHF) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Insurance – Life industry. Brighthouse Financial Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.06%, in contrast to 83.10% institutional ownership.
Brighthouse Financial Inc. (BHF) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2022, the company posted $3.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $2.31) by $1.15. This company achieved a net margin of +0.06 while generating a return on equity of 0.05. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.51 per share during the current fiscal year.
Brighthouse Financial Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 42.30% and is forecasted to reach 16.95 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 13.75% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 31.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: BHF) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Brighthouse Financial Inc. (BHF). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.50. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.37.
In the same vein, BHF’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -3.15, a figure that is expected to reach 3.52 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 16.95 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Brighthouse Financial Inc. (BHF)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Brighthouse Financial Inc., BHF], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.02 million was better the volume of 0.46 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 12.15% While, its Average True Range was 2.82.
Raw Stochastic average of Brighthouse Financial Inc. (BHF) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 14.87%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 15.94% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 45.53% that was higher than 39.60% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.