Could this be the case of a blown-up long-term opportunity? Equitable Holdings Inc. (EQH)

At the time of writing, Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH] stock is trading at $26.72, up down -2.02%. In order to assess the stock’s recent performance, you can check whether its short-term value is rising or falling. The EQH shares have lost -5.55% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -10.84%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 20, September 2022, Equitable Launches New Turnkey 401(k) Program for Small Businesses. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Addition of Retirement Gateway for Small Business simplifies 401(k) administration for plans with account values up to $500k.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Equitable Holdings Inc. [NYSE: EQH] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on May 25, 2022, when JP Morgan upgraded its rating to a Overweight but kept the price target unchanged to $36 for it. Previously, Citigroup started tracking the stock with Buy rating on May 24, 2022, and set its price target to $41. On January 26, 2022, Jefferies initiated with a Buy rating and assigned a price target of $44 on the stock. Goldman started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and suggested a price target of $52 on December 03, 2021. UBS initiated its recommendation with a Buy and recommended $44 as its price target on April 21, 2021. Goldman started tracking with a Buy rating for this stock on December 04, 2020, and assigned it a price target of $31. In a note dated September 02, 2020, RBC Capital Mkts upgraded an Outperform rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $21 to $28.

For the past year, the stock price of Equitable Holdings Inc. fluctuated between $24.61 and $37.13. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $40.23 within the next 12 months. Equitable Holdings Inc. [NYSE: EQH] shares were valued at $26.72 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 50.56% based on the average price forecast.

Analyzing the EQH fundamentals

According to Equitable Holdings Inc. [NYSE:EQH], the company’s sales were 5.17 billion in the recent quarter, which represents an -28.90% plunge.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 26.25 points at the first support level, and at 25.78 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 27.08, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 27.44.

Equitable Holdings Inc. [EQH] reported earnings per share of $1.36 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 3/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $1.51/share, meaning a difference of $-0.15 and a surprise factor of -9.90%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2021 were $1.54 per share as compared to estimates of $1.51 per share, a difference of $0.03 representing a surprise of 2.00%.

Ratios To Look Out For

Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.24, the price to book ratio is 1.29 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 3.32.

Transactions by insiders

In the past 3 months, 12 insiders have purchased 130,506 shares, and 6 have sold 189,172 shares. Recent insider trading involved Pearson Mark, President and CEO, that happened on Sep 15 when 30000.0 shares were sold. Director, SCOTT BERTRAM L completed a deal on Sep 08 to sell 7300.0 shares. Meanwhile, President and CEO Pearson Mark sold 30000.0 shares on Sep 02.