348 institutions hold shares in Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW), with 5.04M shares held by insiders accounting for 1.00% while institutional investors hold 70.85% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 505.60M, and float is at 500.35M with Short Float at 2.24%. Institutions hold 70.14% of the Float.
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The top institutional shareholder in the company is Blackrock Inc. with over 56.63 million shares valued at $214.06 million. The investor’s holdings represent 9.53% of the GNW Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with 50.27 million shares valued at $168.39 million to account for 8.46% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are State Street Corporation which holds 16.97 million shares representing 2.86% and valued at over $56.85 million, while FMR, LLC holds 2.37% of the shares totaling 14.11 million with a market value of $53.33 million.
Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is -13.23% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $1.87 and a high of $4.84 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The GNW stock was last observed hovering at around $3.37 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.09% off its average median price target of $2.50 for the next 12 months. It is also -31.2% off the consensus price target high of $2.50 offered by 3 analysts, but current levels are -31.2% lower than the price target low of $2.50 for the same period.
Currently trading at $3.28, the stock is -4.12% and -9.69% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 7.22 million and changing -2.67% at the moment leaves the stock -0.24% off its SMA200. GNW registered -24.07% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 20.15%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $3.2667 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $3.5835.
The stock witnessed a 4.13% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -28.07%, and is -20.39% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 10.59% over the week and 8.01% over the month.
Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) has around 3100 employees, a market worth around $1.70B and $8.66B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 2.31 and Fwd P/E is 2.97. Profit margin for the company is -5.80%. Distance from 52-week low is 75.40% and -32.23% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.30%).
Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) is a “Hold”. 3 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.00, where 3 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Genworth Financial Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/04/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.2 with sales reaching $2.05B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 160.00% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -4.50% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 11.50% in year-over-year returns.
Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) Insider Activity
A total of 0 insider transactions have happened at Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 0 times.
Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Independence Holding Company (IHC) that is trading -5.46% down over the past 12 months. Atlantic American Corporation (AAME) is 140.41% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -33.04% from the last report on Dec 30, 2020 to stand at a total of 14.9 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 1.27.