Most Active Stock Update: Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW)

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) Belonging to the Finance sector which surged 2.27% and closed its last trading session at $4.96.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 11/3/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $3.95.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.4. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 3 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 2.83 respectively.

Genworth Financial, Inc. on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $0.25 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.21. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 19%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Genworth Financial, Inc. Earnings, with 8 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.22. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.24 and $0.21 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.13.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Genworth Financial, Inc. as $2.15 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 4 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.2 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.1 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 2.15 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Genworth Financial, Inc. is 69.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 223.5%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 7.56% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5%.

The Company got Initiated by Goldman on 17-Nov-15 to Neutral.

Insider Trades for Genworth Financial, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 19 Feb 2016 where Evangel Lori M, the Officer completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 11667 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 8 transaction in which 205000 shares were traded.

5 analysts projected Price Targets for Genworth Financial, Inc. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $5.25. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $2 and the Mean Price Target is $3.95.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) has the market capitalization of $2.47 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $5.75 on Oct 9, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $1.57 on Feb 11, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.3 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -2.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.1 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 32.98 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 2.4 and ATR value of 0.23. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 4.57% and 4.54%.

Company profile:

Genworth Financial is a leading insurance company in the U.S., with an expanding international presence, serving the life and lifestyle protection, retirement income, investment and mortgage insurance needs of their customers. They distribute their products and services through an extensive and diversified distribution network that includes financial intermediaries, independent producers and dedicated sales specialists.