It’s Time To Focus On The Long Run With Bread Financial Holdings Inc. (BFH) stock

The closing price of Bread Financial Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BFH) was $31.02 for the day, down -5.91% from the previous closing price of $32.97. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.95 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1154560 shares were traded. BFH stock price reached its highest trading level at $31.62 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $29.94.

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Our analysis of BFH’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 0.41 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 0.91. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 9.64 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 3.54.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On October 06, 2022, Credit Suisse started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $38.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Aug 08 when THERIAULT TIMOTHY J bought 2,500 shares for $39.56 per share. The transaction valued at 98,904 led to the insider holds 14,539 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Bread’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 6.96, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 2.97. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.35. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.36 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.68.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, BFH has reached a high of $62.91, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $28.85. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 39.40, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 39.15.

Shares Statistics:

BFH traded an average of 926.66K shares per day over the past three months and 918.27k shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 49.90M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 49.63M. Shares short for BFH as of Jan 12, 2023 were 4.78M with a Short Ratio of 4.42M, compared to 3.94M on Dec 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 9.60% and a Short% of Float of 9.62%.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.93.

Earnings Estimates

The firm’s stock currently is rated by 12 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $6.5 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $7.93 and a low estimate of $4.49, while EPS last year was $4.21. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.7, with high estimates of $2.63 and low estimates of -$0.79.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $12.3 and $7.45 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $9.69. EPS for the following year is $10.45, with 14 analysts recommending between $12.67 and $6.62.

Revenue Estimates

It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 12 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.15B to a low estimate of $964M. As of the current estimate, Bread Financial Holdings Inc.’s year-ago sales were $921M, an estimated increase of 13.50% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 12 analysts are estimating revenue of $964.78M, an increase of 8.00% less than the figure of $13.50% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $1.01B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $921M.

A total of 14 analysts have provided revenue estimates for BFH’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $4.32B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $4.1B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $3.83B, up 7.10% from the average estimate. Based on 14 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $4.32B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $4.59B and the low estimate is $4.09B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 5.40% from the average revenue estimate for this year.