News headlines about Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Genworth Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2088994004097 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) & Genworth Financial (GNW) Financial Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Rating Review: Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) – ExpertGazette (expertgazette.com)
- Is the sentiment expressed is pleasing? Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Genworth Financial, Inc. : December 22, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Analysts’ Activity to Watch: Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) (nismagazine.com)
Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) opened at $3.20 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,600.00, a P/E ratio of 4.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.69 and a beta of 2.79. The company has a current ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Genworth Financial has a 1 year low of $3.12 and a 1 year high of $4.23.
A number of brokerages have recently commented on GNW. BTIG Research restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Genworth Financial in a research note on Saturday, September 16th. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “hold” rating on shares of Genworth Financial in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Genworth Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. ValuEngine upgraded Genworth Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $4.00 target price on shares of Genworth Financial in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.92.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial, Inc (Genworth) is a financial security company. The Company provides insurance, wealth management, investment and financial solutions. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had more than 15 million customers, with a presence in more than 25 countries. The Company operates in Insurance, Mortgage Insurance and Corporate and Runoff.
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