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How to buy Genworth Financial (GNW) stock
Learn how to easily invest in Genworth Financial stock.
Genworth Financial, Inc is an insurance-life business based in the US. Genworth Financial shares (GNW) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Genworth Financial employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
How to buy shares in Genworth Financial
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – GNW – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
Genworth Financial stock price (NYSE: GNW)Use our graph to track the performance of GNW stocks over time.
Genworth Financial shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$4.20|
|52-week range||$1.95 - $4.76|
|50-day moving average||$3.90|
|200-day moving average||$3.64|
|Wall St. target price||$2.50|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.84|
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Genworth Financial price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-17)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-28)||5.53%|
|3 months (2021-04-28)||-4.55%|
|6 months (2021-01-24)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-24)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-24)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-24)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-24)||N/A|
Is Genworth Financial under- or over-valued?
Valuing Genworth Financial stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Genworth Financial's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Genworth Financial's P/E ratio
Genworth Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Genworth Financial shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Genworth Financial's PEG ratio
Genworth Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.72. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Genworth Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Genworth Financial's EBITDA
Genworth Financial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Genworth Financial's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Genworth Financial financials
|Revenue TTM||$8.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.58%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.73%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Genworth Financial shares
There are currently 20.4 million Genworth Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as Genworth Financial's "short interest". This figure is 10% down from 22.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Genworth Financial shares can be evaluated.
Genworth Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Genworth Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Genworth Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Genworth Financial shares traded daily (recently around 3.8 million). Genworth Financial's SIR currently stands at 5.42. In other words for every 100,000 Genworth Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5420 shares are currently held short.
However Genworth Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Genworth Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable Genworth Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Genworth Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Genworth Financial shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0408% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Genworth Financial shares, roughly 41 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Genworth Financial.
Find out more about how you can short Genworth Financial stock.
Genworth Financial share dividends
We're not expecting Genworth Financial to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Genworth Financial share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Genworth Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.95 up to $4.76. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Genworth Financial's is 0.9592. This would suggest that Genworth Financial's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Genworth Financial overview
Genworth Financial, Inc. provides insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: U. S. Mortgage Insurance, Australia Mortgage Insurance, U. S. Life Insurance, and Runoff.
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Genworth Financial in the news
Genworth Completes Redemption of Outstanding 2021 Senior Notes
Genworth Completes Redemption of Outstanding 2021 Senior Notes
Hedge Funds Are Dumping Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Genworth Financial is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.103% of Genworth Financial shares are held by insiders and 70.437% by institutions. How many people work for Genworth Financial?
Latest data suggests 3,000 work at Genworth Financial. When does the fiscal year end for Genworth Financial?
Genworth Financial's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Genworth Financial based?
Genworth Financial's address is: 6620 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, United States, 23230 What is Genworth Financial's ISIN number?
Genworth Financial's international securities identification number is: US37247D1063 What is Genworth Financial's CUSIP number?
Genworth Financial's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 37247D106
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