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Present Trend: Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ: BHF)

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Brighthouse Financial trades as part of the financial services sector and is in the life insurance industry. The company CEO is Eric Steigerwalt. Brighthouse Financial Inc is a provider of annuity products and life insurance in the United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BHF stock showed a previous change of 1.14% with an open at 40.24 and a close of 39.98. It reached an intraday high of 41.13 and a low of 39.58.

SeekingAlpha:  Greenlight highlights Brighthouse in Q1 letter

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $4.7b with 116.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 116.5m shares. Trading volume reached 1,830,869 shares compared to its average volume of 2,703,872 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Brighthouse Financial shares returned 3.28% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.37%. Over three months, it changed 16.76%. In one year it has changed -20.93% and within that year its 52-week high was 52.77 and its 52-week low was 28.52. BHF stock is 40.18% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 39.61 and a 50 day moving average of 38.75. Currently BHF stock is trading 0.93% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Greenlight highlights Brighthouse in Q1 letter

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 7.2 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 5.55. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 2.08. The TTM EPS is 7.42, which comes to a TTM PE of 5.39.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 70.85, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 43.57%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.20% of insider ownership and 130.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 2.20

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 5.98%, return on assets is 0.40%, profit margin is 13.08%, price-to-sales is 0.65 and price-to-book is 0.32.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 1  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.