Understanding Basic Stock Data: Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) have moved within the range of $3.12 to $4.46. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $3.57, which is 19.96% higher than its 52-week high.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 0.31%, and a 50-day SMA of -2.48%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $1.78 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Understanding Wall Street analyst’s enthusiasm for a particular stock is crucial when considering entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) is Hold.

When it comes to sales data, public companies usually post revenue and earnings that are either higher or lower than the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) delivered a 0.73% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $2.13 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $2.11 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) delivered a 36.84% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.15 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.24 per share.

Ownership at Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A public company’s latest 13F filings tell investors important details about institutional ownership. Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 69.31% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $1.24 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), there were 27 new positions totaling 5,639,500 shares of the company’s stock. There were 35 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,332,618 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Examining a stock’s average volume in the short, medium and long term is useful to understand trading activity and investor sentiment. Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,667,570 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 4,126,288 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 4,156,269 shares with 0% of long-term indicators pointing to Hold.