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Brighthouse Financial (BHF) Competitors

$43.30
+0.07 (+0.16%)
(As of 05/24/2024 04:00 PM ET)

BHF vs. GNW, NWLI, AEL, LNC, FG, JXN, VOYA, PRI, NSA, and MGRC

Should you be buying Brighthouse Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Brighthouse Financial include Genworth Financial (GNW), National Western Life Group (NWLI), American Equity Investment Life (AEL), Lincoln National (LNC), F&G Annuities & Life (FG), Jackson Financial (JXN), Voya Financial (VOYA), Primerica (PRI), National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA), and McGrath RentCorp (MGRC). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Brighthouse Financial vs.

Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) and Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, community ranking, risk, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Brighthouse Financial has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genworth Financial has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Brighthouse Financial currently has a consensus price target of $50.29, indicating a potential upside of 16.13%. Genworth Financial has a consensus price target of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.64%. Given Brighthouse Financial's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Brighthouse Financial is more favorable than Genworth Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brighthouse Financial
3 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.57
Genworth Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Genworth Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Brighthouse Financial. Brighthouse Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Genworth Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brighthouse Financial$4.12B0.65-$1.11B-$19.04-2.27
Genworth Financial$7.35B0.37$76M$0.1933.00

Genworth Financial received 181 more outperform votes than Brighthouse Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.13% of users gave Genworth Financial an outperform vote while only 50.28% of users gave Brighthouse Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Brighthouse FinancialOutperform Votes
360
50.28%
Underperform Votes
356
49.72%
Genworth FinancialOutperform Votes
541
61.13%
Underperform Votes
344
38.87%

Genworth Financial has a net margin of 1.24% compared to Brighthouse Financial's net margin of -38.05%. Brighthouse Financial's return on equity of 23.49% beat Genworth Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brighthouse Financial-38.05% 23.49% 0.46%
Genworth Financial 1.24%-0.21%-0.02%

81.2% of Brighthouse Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of Genworth Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Brighthouse Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Genworth Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Brighthouse Financial had 2 more articles in the media than Genworth Financial. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Brighthouse Financial and 2 mentions for Genworth Financial. Brighthouse Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.76 beat Genworth Financial's score of 0.81 indicating that Brighthouse Financial is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Brighthouse Financial
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Genworth Financial
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Genworth Financial beats Brighthouse Financial on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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BHF vs. The Competition

MetricBrighthouse FinancialLife insurance IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.69B$18.12B$8.79B$8.04B
Dividend YieldN/A2.96%6.69%3.96%
P/E Ratio-2.279.5355.9218.38
Price / Sales0.651.273,543.0274.09
Price / Cash3.7121.8328.0928.78
Price / Book0.561.352.514.40
Net Income-$1.11B$1.02B$957.82M$213.26M
7 Day Performance-3.00%-0.90%-1.00%-0.97%
1 Month Performance-11.14%5.39%2.05%3.10%
1 Year Performance4.49%28.44%24.98%7.52%

Brighthouse Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GNW
Genworth Financial
3.757 of 5 stars
$6.53
+0.3%
$7.00
+7.2%
+10.6%$2.86B$7.49B34.372,700Positive News
NWLI
National Western Life Group
2.8448 of 5 stars
$488.62
+0.1%
N/A+28.5%$1.78B$703.35M11.09351Positive News
AEL
American Equity Investment Life
2.9188 of 5 stars
$56.47
+0.6%
$55.33
-2.0%
+40.9%$4.49B$2.84B26.39995Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume
LNC
Lincoln National
4.9293 of 5 stars
$30.67
+2.1%
$28.40
-7.4%
+52.8%$5.21B$11.65B4.2011,024Dividend Announcement
FG
F&G Annuities & Life
2.5575 of 5 stars
$42.32
-0.1%
$47.50
+12.2%
+103.3%$5.34B$4.50B21.591,165
JXN
Jackson Financial
3.2736 of 5 stars
$78.05
+1.9%
$62.80
-19.5%
+163.0%$5.95B$3.64B2.063,840Positive News
VOYA
Voya Financial
4.9499 of 5 stars
$74.41
+0.4%
$83.44
+12.1%
+6.7%$7.49B$7.35B10.579,000Positive News
PRI
Primerica
4.2878 of 5 stars
$230.82
+1.2%
$245.50
+6.4%
+23.3%$7.94B$2.82B14.053,450Positive News
NSA
National Storage Affiliates Trust
0.8909 of 5 stars
$37.00
-2.1%
$36.44
-1.5%
-2.9%$2.77B$858.06M19.371,108Positive News
MGRC
McGrath RentCorp
4.1357 of 5 stars
$112.73
+0.4%
$116.00
+2.9%
+22.4%$2.77B$831.84M21.971,204Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:BHF) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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