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AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [NYSE:EQH]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders oftentimes pay a lot of attention to what top analysts say regarding a potential investment. Regarding AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH], the latest average analyst recommendation we can see is from the quarter closing in December. On average, stock market experts give EQH an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.72 to 23.21. This is compared to its latest closing price of $22.31.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] is sitting at 2.23. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.09.

For the quarter ending in Dec-18 AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] generated $5.16 billion in sales. That’s 61.31% higher than the average estimate of $3.2 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Tue 18 Jun (In 63 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] sitting at +22.23, this company’s Net Margin is now 14.70%. These measurements indicate that AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 11.87, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 9.30%. Its Return on Equity is 13.31, and its Return on Assets is 0.80. These metrics suggest that this AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 39.87. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 28.50, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 2.50. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 31.80, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 22.73. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 3.75. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.91, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.33. AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.63, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 22.79.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] earns $1,584,231 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Total Asset Turnover is 0.05. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Current Ratio is 0.54.

AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] has 543.20M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $12.27B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.72 to 23.21. At its current price, it has moved by -2.71% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 53.40% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 71.75. This RSI suggests that AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. [EQH], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.