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How to buy Genworth Financial stock in Canada

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Genworth Financial is an insurance-life business based in the US. Genworth Financial stocks (GNW.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $4.24 – a decrease of 5.32% over the previous week. Genworth Financial employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.6 billion.

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Genworth Financial stock price (NYSE:GNW)

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Genworth Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$3.74
52-week range$2.81 - $4.61
50-day moving average $4.11
200-day moving average $3.94
Wall St. target price$4.50
PE ratio 1.9412
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.96

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Is it a good time to buy Genworth Financial stock?

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Genworth Financial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.74 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -5.32%
1 month (2021-12-28) -9.00%
3 months (2021-10-28) -13.23%
6 months (2021-07-28) 12.65%
1 year (2021-01-28) 29.86%
2 years (2020-01-28) -10.10%
3 years (2019-01-28) 4.74
5 years (2017-01-27) 9.04%

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 2x. In other words, Genworth Financial shares trade at around 2x 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 $1.7 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 $8.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.98%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 1%
Return on equity TTM 6.96%
Profit margin 11.69%
Book value $30.07
Market capitalisation $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 $2.81 up to $4.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GNW.US volatility(beta: 1.01)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 Genworth Financial's is 1.0061. This would suggest that Genworth Financial's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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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