Stock Price of Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) Decreases -4.72%

Genworth Financial Inc s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -21.51% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -25.76% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 101.77% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Genworth Financial Inc has a positive value of 39.56 compared to overall market. Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has tumbled 4.72% during the past week and has dropped 11.6% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 5.49%. Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has underperformed the index by 13.18% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $3.49 and hit $3.51 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $3.43, with a gain of 0.59% or 0.02 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 11,461,145 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $5.27 and the company has a market cap of $1,710 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $1.57 .

Genworth Financial Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $-0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.46. Analyst had a consensus of $0.19. The company had revenue of $2198.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2124.30 million. The companys revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.59 EPS.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 2, 2015, Thomas J Mcinerney (CEO) purchased 30,000 shares at 5.21 per share price.On Aug 26, 2015, Michael S Laming (EVP – Human Resources) purchased 25,000 shares at 4.50 per share price.On Aug 26, 2015, James A Parke (director) purchased 50,000 shares at 4.51 per share price.

Genworth Financial is a leading insurance company in the U.S., with an expanding international presence, serving the life and lifestyle protection, retirement income, investment and mortgage insurance needs of their customers. They distribute their products and services through an extensive and diversified distribution network that includes financial intermediaries, independent producers and dedicated sales specialists.

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