Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) – A Detailed Look At Valuations

    Lambert Myles, EVP,Chief Dist. & Mktg.Officer, subtracted 12 shares of Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) from its portfolio at the rate of $35.26 per share valuing $423 on Aug 30. The insider left behind 16,930 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $39.40, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $40.69. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $37.32 and a 2nd Support Level at $36.53. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) was $38.10. Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) stock has lost -$2.67, or -6.16%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.95, or -2.43%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $3.53, or 10.21%. This year-to-date, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) shares have gained $7.62, or 25.00%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

    With 107,943 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $4,382,486K. Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) generates $8,965 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $865,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -6.41%, a 3-Year Total Return of 0.00%, and a 5-year Total Return of 0.00%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) reported earnings of $2.33 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $2.22 per share, representing a 0.11 difference and 4.95% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $2.56 represented a 0.33 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $2.23 per share, which was a 14.80% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.26 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.34 and the low estimate was $2.14. In the year-ago quarter, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) generated per-share earnings of $1.56. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +44.87%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 7 insider buys amounting to 34,405 shares and 3 insider sales amounting to 327 shares. In the past full year, 20 insider purchases were made (involving 72,832 shares) and 9 insider sell-offs equivalent to 8,652 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) has a Current Ratio of 3.66. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 27.49, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 21.56, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 1.91. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 27.49.