Equitable Holdings Inc. [NYSE: EQH] plunged by -$0.58 during the normal trading session on Thursday and reaching a high of $25.08 during the day while it closed the day at $24.87. The company report on July 11, 2022 that Equitable Holdings Appoints Arlene Isaacs-Lowe to the Board of Directors.
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Equitable Holdings (NYSE: EQH), a financial services holding company comprised of two complementary and well-established principal franchises, Equitable and AllianceBernstein, today announced the appointment of Arlene Isaacs-Lowe as an independent member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
With a career spanning more than three decades, Ms. Isaacs-Lowe has amassed a global reputation for driving growth and profitability for major firms throughout the financial services sector and integrating environmental, social and governance strategies into company culture.
Equitable Holdings Inc. stock has also loss -4.75% of its value over the past 7 days. However, EQH stock has declined by -18.19% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -30.47% and lost -24.15% year-on date.
The market cap for EQH stock reached $9.53 billion, with 388.60 million shares outstanding and 379.27 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.06M shares, EQH reached a trading volume of 2621487 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EQH shares is $40.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EQH stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for Equitable Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on May 25, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on May 24, 2022, representing the official price target for Equitable Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $44, while Jefferies analysts kept a Buy rating on EQH stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Equitable Holdings Inc. is set at 0.88, with the Price to Sales ratio for EQH stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.64. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.51, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 14.91.
EQH stock trade performance evaluation
Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.75. With this latest performance, EQH shares dropped by -4.16% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -30.47% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -14.95% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EQH stock in for the last two-week period is set at 34.97, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 30.85, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.55 for Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 27.70, while it was recorded at 25.56 for the last single week of trading, and 31.32 for the last 200 days.
Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.68. Equitable Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -3.98.
Return on Equity for this stock declined to -3.24, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.15.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH] stock
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EQH. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Equitable Holdings Inc. go to 12.77%.
Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $9,531 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EQH stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 40,143,567, which is approximately 2.175% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 32,341,132 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $823.08 million in EQH stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $734.26 million in EQH stock with ownership of nearly -35.934% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Equitable Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 195 institutional holders increased their position in Equitable Holdings Inc. [NYSE:EQH] by around 27,338,921 shares. Additionally, 215 investors decreased positions by around 34,169,650 shares, while 40 investors held positions by with 312,973,135 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 374,481,706 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EQH stock had 52 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,115,016 shares, while 48 institutional investors sold positions of 4,002,322 shares during the same period.