Analyst Stock Ratings: Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF), Sabre Corporation (SABR)

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) tinted gains of +0.09% (+0.03 points) to US$33.56. The volume of 1.27 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 1.62 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -5.3. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$67.55 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$28.52. The corporation has a market cap of US$4.02 Billion.

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF)’s earnings per share has been growing at a 0 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 0 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 0.7 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -5.2 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 94 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of 1.3 percent and possesses 0 percent gross margin.

Daily Analyst Recommendations

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The forecast of 1 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 13 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.94. 1 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 2 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) is worth US$6.22 Billion and has recently risen 0.09% to US$22.63. The latest exchange of 1.28 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.48 Million shares. The day began at US$22.48 but the price moved to US$22.26 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$22.68. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$26.78 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$27.63.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 16.52, a price to book ratio of 6.68, and a price to sales ratio of 1.63. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 8.6%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 22.3%. With an institutional ownership near 98.8%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.37.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 5 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 2 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 1 analysts call it Underweight, while 2 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.9.