Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) Lowered to Buy at ValuEngine
ValuEngine cut shares of Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. B. Riley restated a neutral rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a report on Monday, November 6th. FBR & Co restated a neutral rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Argus started coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a report on Thursday, September 21st. They issued a hold rating on the stock. Bank of America Corporation upgraded Brighthouse Financial from an underperform rating to a neutral rating and set a $63.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill started coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. They set a hold rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $67.44.
Shares of Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ BHF) traded up $0.08 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $56.58. The company had a trading volume of 531,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 833,133. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 0.47. Brighthouse Financial has a twelve month low of $52.75 and a twelve month 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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