Brighthouse Financial Inc (NASDAQ:BHF) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seventeen analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $67.08.
Several analysts have commented on BHF shares. Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $63.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Brighthouse Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Monday, August 14th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $74.00 price target on the stock.
In other Brighthouse Financial news, Director C Edward Chaplin purchased 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $55.03 per share, with a total value of $110,060.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $110,060. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Brighthouse Financial Company Profile
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.
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