Brighthouse Financial Inc (NASDAQ:BHF)’s share price was down 6% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $55.42 and last traded at $55.44. Approximately 1,497,517 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 71% from the average daily volume of 878,052 shares. The stock had previously closed at $59.00.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on BHF shares. Deutsche Bank started coverage on Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $70.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine cut Brighthouse Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Brighthouse Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $68.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. BidaskClub upgraded Brighthouse Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $66.53.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.47.

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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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