Stocks Retreating on New Evolution: Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW)

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) share price swings at $4.06 with percentage change of 1.25% in most recent trading session.

Pool Consensus

Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over GNW performance. Out of the pool of analysts 1 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 1 analyst having BUY in current month. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.23 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.22. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $0.91 and for the one month was for $0.93 as compared to three months ago was for $0.94. GNW received highest price target of 5.43 and low target of 3.50. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 4.31 as compared to current price of 4.06.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) has negative -3.30% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. The firm has operating profit margin calculated as 7.80%. Moving toward returns ratio, GNW has returns on investment of 1.70% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as -0.30% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) has returns on equity of -2%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by GNW with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 2.01%.

Effective Investment Valuation

Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 0.24 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 0.16, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of GNW attains value of 4.57 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.

To have technical views, Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) has debt to equity ratio of 0.36. The float short ration was 2.62%; as compared to Short Ratio were 1.74. The firm has institutional ownership of 71.90%, while insider ownership included 0.10%.


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