Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday.

According to Zacks, “Brighthouse Financial, Inc. provides life insurance and annuity solutions primarily in the United States. The Company offers shield, variable, guaranteed, income, and fixed annuities as well as life insurance, retirement planning and financial advisory services. Brighthouse Financial, Inc. is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. “

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. ValuEngine lowered Brighthouse Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Deutsche Bank started coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $70.00 price objective for the company. Argus started coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $63.00 target price on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $66.43.

Brighthouse Financial (BHF) traded up $0.98 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $59.49. The stock had a trading volume of 563,741 shares, compared to its average volume of 669,367. The company has a market capitalization of $7,120.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.47. Brighthouse Financial has a 1 year low of $52.75 and a 1 year high of $75.00.

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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.

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