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How to buy Equitable stock | $32.03

Learn how to easily invest in Equitable stock.

Equitable Holdings Inc is an insurance-diversified business based in the US. Equitable shares (EQH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Equitable employs 12,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – EQH – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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Equitable stock price (NYSE: EQH)

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Equitable shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-18.
Latest market close$32.03
52-week range$18.01 - $35.07
50-day moving average $30.36
200-day moving average $31.42
Wall St. target price$43.78
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.69 (2.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-7.90

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Is it a good time to buy Equitable stock?

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Equitable price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $32.03 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-11) 1.42%
1 month (2021-09-17) 9.84%
3 months (2021-07-16) 11.10%
6 months (2021-04-16) -4.96%
1 year (2020-10-16) 58.09%
2 years (2019-10-18) 47.54%
3 years (2018-10-18) 54.66%
5 years (2016-10-14) N/A

Is Equitable under- or over-valued?

Valuing Equitable stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Equitable's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Equitable's EBITDA

Equitable's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Equitable's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Equitable financials

Revenue TTM $9.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $-2,016,000,000
Return on assets TTM -0.2%
Return on equity TTM -18.53%
Profit margin -34.64%
Book value $24.20
Market capitalisation $13.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Equitable shares

There are currently 9.7 million Equitable shares held short by investors – that's known as Equitable's "short interest". This figure is 61.3% up from 6.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Equitable shares can be evaluated.

Equitable's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Equitable's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Equitable shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Equitable shares traded daily (recently around 2.8 million). Equitable's SIR currently stands at 3.43. In other words for every 100,000 Equitable shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3430 shares are currently held short.

However Equitable's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Equitable shares, or, against the total number of tradable Equitable shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Equitable's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Equitable shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0236% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Equitable shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Equitable.

Find out more about how you can short Equitable stock.

Equitable share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 11.76% of net profits

Recently Equitable has paid out, on average, around 11.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Equitable shareholders could enjoy a 2.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Equitable's case, that would currently equate to about $0.69 per share.

While Equitable's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Equitable is investing more in its future growth.

Equitable's most recent dividend payout was on 19 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Equitable share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Equitable's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.0088 up to $35.0671. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EQH.US volatility(beta: 1.64)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Equitable's is 1.6356. This would suggest that Equitable's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Equitable overview

Equitable Holdings, Inc. , together with its consolidated subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial services company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Investment Management and Research, and Protection Solutions. The Individual Retirement segment offers a suite of variable annuity products primarily to affluent and high net worth individuals. The Group Retirement segment provides tax-deferred investment and retirement services or products to plans sponsored by educational entities, municipalities, and not-for-profit entities, as well as small and medium-sized businesses. The Investment Management and Research segment offers diversified investment management, research, and related solutions to a range of clients through institutional, retail, and private wealth management channels; and distributes its institutional research products and solutions. The Protection Solutions segment provides a range of variable universal life, indexed universal life, and term life products to help affluent and high net worth individuals, as well as small and medium-sized business owners; and a suite of life, short- and long-term disability, dental, and vision insurance products to small and medium-size businesses.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Equitable is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.403% of Equitable shares are held by insiders and 104.205% by institutions.
How many people work for Equitable?
Latest data suggests 12,000 work at Equitable.
When does the fiscal year end for Equitable?
Equitable's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Equitable based?
Equitable's address is: 1290 Avenue Of The Americas, New York, NY, United States, 10104
What is Equitable's ISIN number?
Equitable's international securities identification number is: US29452E1010
What is Equitable's CUSIP number?
Equitable's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 054561105

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