Equitable Holdings Inc. (EQH) shares are trading at lower $24.59 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $27.33.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $27.30 and the low is $9.89. Over the last 52 weeks, EQH is up 3.76% while the S&P 500 is up 16.29%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
EQH booked profit margins of 44.50%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 36.70%, and its Return on Assets is 2.40%. All told, it is clear that, EQH needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. EQH has a short ratio of 5.63 and outstanding shares of 447.50M.
EQH has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 3.7 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.75. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as EQH has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Equitable Holdings Inc. EQH has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, EQH represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Equitable Holdings Inc. EQH is now commanding a market cap of 10.74B and a float of 399.22M. EQH is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of EQH stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in EQH, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.