Analyst Ratings for Genworth Financial Inc. Cl A (GNW)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Genworth Financial Inc. Cl A (NYSE:GNW) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, GNW was issued an average rating of Hold.

0 analysts declared GNW a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GNW. The highest price target was 4, implying a possible profit of 17.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 4, implying potential capital losses of 17.99 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 2.17 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 11.74 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

GNW has a 52-week high of 5.27 and a 52-week low of 2.67. Currently the stock is 26.97 percent higher than its low, and 35.67 percent lower than its 52-week high. GNW has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GNW value stock report compares GNW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion. GNW is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.