Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) by 1.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 872,173 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 12,854 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC’s holdings in Genworth Financial were worth $3,593,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Genworth Financial by 0.8% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 80,424 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $331,000 after buying an additional 630 shares during the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in Genworth Financial by 2.4% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 41,689 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $172,000 after buying an additional 984 shares during the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in Genworth Financial by 0.3% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 292,904 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,207,000 after buying an additional 1,002 shares during the last quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in Genworth Financial by 3.0% in the first quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 63,817 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $263,000 after buying an additional 1,877 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in Genworth Financial by 1.4% in the first quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 174,906 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $721,000 after buying an additional 2,400 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.96% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) opened at 3.62 on Thursday. Genworth Financial Inc has a one year low of $3.23 and a one year high of $5.27. The stock’s market cap is $1.81 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $3.55 and a 200 day moving average of $3.75.

Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $2.22 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.14 billion. Genworth Financial had a negative net margin of 1.66% and a negative return on equity of 1.63%. Genworth Financial’s revenue was down .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Genworth Financial Inc will post $1.02 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of research firms have recently commented on GNW. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Genworth Financial from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Genworth Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Wells Fargo & Company restated a “hold” rating on shares of Genworth Financial in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Genworth Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, BTIG Research restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Genworth Financial in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $4.17.

Genworth Financial Company Profile

Genworth Financial, Inc (Genworth) is a financial security company. The Company provides insurance, wealth management, investment and financial solutions. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had more than 15 million customers, with a presence in more than 25 countries. The Company operates in Insurance, Mortgage Insurance and Corporate and Runoff.

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