Short Term Price Target on Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)

Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) : The highest short term price target forecast on Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) is $8 and the lowest target price is $2. A total of 6 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $5.42 with a standard deviation of $2.13.

Genworth Financial, Inc. has lost 23.21% in the last five trading days and dropped 27.32% in the last 4 weeks. Genworth Financial, Inc. has dropped 5.84% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -30.83%.

Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) : The consensus on Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) based on 6 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.83, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 1 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 3 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW): The stock opened at $2.67 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $2.70 for the day. The stock traded down to $2.52 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $2.58 with a loss of -2.64% for the day. The stock had closed at $2.65 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 8,730,931 shares.

Genworth Financial, Inc. is engaged in providing the insurance, retirement and homeownership needs of its customers. The Company operates through three divisions: U.S. Life Insurance, Global Mortgage Insurance and Corporate and Other. The Company operates in segments: U.S. Life Insurance, in which it offers and manages a variety of insurance and fixed annuity products in the United States; International Mortgage Insurance, in which it provides mortgage insurance products and related services in Canada and Australia, and also in select European and other countries; U.S. Mortgage Insurance, in which it offers mortgage insurance products predominantly insuring prime-based, individually underwritten residential mortgage loans; International Protection, in which it provides payment protection coverages, and Runoff, which includes the results of non-strategic products, which are no longer actively sold.

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