Brighthouse Financial (BHF) & The Competition Head to Head Survey

Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ: BHF) is one of 22 publicly-traded companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Brighthouse Financial to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Brighthouse Financial and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brighthouse Financial 1 13 1 0 2.00
Brighthouse Financial Competitors 112 797 845 21 2.44

Brighthouse Financial presently has a consensus price target of $67.46, suggesting a potential upside of 18.54%. As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 4.50%. Given Brighthouse Financial’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Brighthouse Financial is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Brighthouse Financial and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Brighthouse Financial N/A N/A N/A
Brighthouse Financial Competitors $11.13 billion $534.17 million 164.98

Brighthouse Financial’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Brighthouse Financial.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

22.5% of Brighthouse Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.4% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Brighthouse Financial and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brighthouse Financial N/A N/A N/A
Brighthouse Financial Competitors 6.11% 11.12% 2.51%

Summary

Brighthouse Financial competitors beat Brighthouse Financial on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

About Brighthouse Financial

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. is a provider of life insurance and annuity products in the United States. The Company offers a range of products and services, which include variable, fixed, index-linked and income annuities, as well as variable, universal, term and whole life products. These products and services are marketed through various third party retail distribution channels in the United States. Fixed income annuities provide a guaranteed monthly income for a specified period of years and/or for the life of the annuitant. The Company operating segments include Annuities, Life and Run-off.

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