Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Thursday.

Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on BHF. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, August 7th. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $77.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $72.00 price target on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $50.00 target price on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on shares of Brighthouse Financial in a research report on Monday, August 7th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $71.00 target price on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $67.44.

Shares of Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ BHF) traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $56.58. 531,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 833,133. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 0.57 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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