Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE:GNW) saw an upside of 0.49% to close Friday at $4.11 after adding $0.02 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 3,247,720 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $4.24 in the past week. An average of 3,816,935 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 3,195,588.
GNW’s 1-month performance is 13.85% or $0.46 on its low of $3.32 reached on 09/21/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $2.56 and high of $4.76, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 04/30/21. YTD, GNW has achieved 8.73% or $0.33. However, the current price is down -13.66%% from the 52-week high price.
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On May 27, 137 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW). Bobitz Ward E. (EVP and General Counsel) most recently sold 90,000 shares at $4.21 per share on May 27. This transaction cost the insider $378,468. EVP – Enact, Gupta Rohit, sold 60,000 shares at a price of $4.21 on May 26.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 95.80 and a low of 1.482. GNW stock has a beta of 0.97. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.24 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.14, with the price to cash flow ratio at 2.33.
As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.19, while the total debt to equity was 0.19 while for the period ending June 29; Genworth Financial Inc.’s operating margin was 19.70%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.03 billion against revenue of $8.66 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected GNW to announce $0.27 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.47, representing a 74.10% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $401.0 million. GNW stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $2.98 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $507.39 million
Let’s look briefly at Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 08 October was 71.46% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 36.08%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $4.03, reflecting a +5.93% or $0.23 change from its current price. GNW is currently trading +19.83% above its 20-day SMA, +1.23% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +22.32% and -0.24% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 89.27% and 89.62% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.18. The RSI (14) points at 66.07%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 85.87% with the period’s ATR at 0.17. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.15 and 0.28 on the 14-day charts.
Analysts offering their rating for GNW stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Hold. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate GNW as a “sell,”, while 2 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 0 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is GNW’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $2.50 and a high of $2.50, with their median price target at $2.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) stock is $2.50.