Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW).
Omers Administration Corp reports that it bought 148,300 shares last quarter increasing its holdings in Genworth Financial Inc by 5.1%. Its position was worth $11,698,000 an increase of 7.4% as of the end of the quarter.
Here are a few institutional investors who have updated their positions. As of the end of the quarter Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp had sold a total of 873,404 shares trimming its holdings by 6.9%. The value of the total investment in Genworth Financial Inc decreased from $47,479,000 to $45,125,000 a change of 5.0% quarter over quarter. As of quarter end Raymond James & Associates had disposed of 3,300 shares trimming its position 7.6%. The value of the investment in (GNW) went from $164,000 to $155,000 a change of $9,000 quarter to quarter.
Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS bolstered its investment by buying 269,996 shares an increase of 370.8% in the quarter. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now controls 342,814 shares with a value of $1,320,000. The value of the position overall is up by 380.0%.
On November 3 Wells Fargo & Company left the company rating at “Hold” targeting a price of $3.75. October 3 investment analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods maintained a company rating of “Hold” projecting a price of $4.00.
October 2 investment analysts at Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a “Hold” rating on the stock. On September 16, 2017 BTIG Research kept a “Neutral” rating on the company.
Off Wall Street updated its forecast on GNW giving it an initial rating of “Buy”. August 1 investment analysts at Wells Fargo & Company maintained a “Hold” rating on the company.
The company is so far trading unchanged from yesterday’s close of 3.46. The most current P/E ratio is 4.89 and the market cap is 1.73B. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $0.71 with 499.16M shares presently outstanding.
Investors are a little more bearish of late as shown by the uptick in short interest. The firm realized a rise in short interest of 15.67% as of the latest report on October 31, 2017. Short shares grew from 10,427,504 to 12,061,113 over that timeframe. Days to cover increased 2.0 to 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.02% as of October 31.