Brighthouse Financial Inc (BHF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts
Brighthouse Financial Inc (NASDAQ:BHF) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $67.08.
Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, November 6th. ValuEngine downgraded Brighthouse Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, August 7th. They issued a “sector perform” rating and a $77.00 price objective for the company. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, August 7th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $71.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, August 14th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $74.00 price objective for the company.
In other news, Director C Edward Chaplin bought 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $55.03 per share, with a total value of $110,060.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $110,060. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) opened at $55.38 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.47, a current ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Brighthouse Financial has a 52-week low of $52.75 and a 52-week high of $75.00.
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About Brighthouse Financial
Brighthouse Financial, Inc is a provider of life insurance and annuity products in the United States. The Company offers a range of products and services, which include variable, fixed, index-linked and income annuities, as well as variable, universal, term and whole life products. These products and services are marketed through various third party retail distribution channels in the United States.
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