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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GNW. The most optimistic price target was 4, implying a possible profit of 17.99 percent. The lowest price target was 4, which equates to a potential downside of 17.99 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 2.17 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.74 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

GNW has a 52-week high of 5.27 and a 52-week low of 2.67. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 26.97 percent, and below the high by 35.67 percent. GNW has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.