A History of Outperforming Analyst Forecasts and Beating the Odds: Jackson Financial Inc (JXN)

With 0.67 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.76 million shares. The 52-week range on JXN shows that it touched its highest point at $53.00 and its lowest point at $26.70 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $51.00. With its current market cap of 4.16 billion, JXN has annualized dividend of $2.48 while the current yield stands at 4.77%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.53.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of JXN was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 4.67%, but this was up by 4.88% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 30.78% while six-month performance rose 56.72%. The stock gained 12.00% in the past year, while it has gained 1.50% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for JXN yields 20.96 with Next year EPS estimates of 16.00. For the next quarter, that number is 3.49. This implies an EPS growth rate of -15.32% for this year and 16.11% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 82.69 million JXN shares are outstanding with a float of 78.64 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 3.38 million, which was 4.26% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to Ms. Laura Louene Prieskorn as the firm’s CEO, President & Director, Ms. Marcia Lynn Wadsten F.S.A. serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for JXN since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With JXN analysts setting a high price target of $55.00 and a low target of $47.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $51.00. Based on these targets, JXN could surge 5.83% to reach the target high and fall by -9.56% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a decline of -1.87% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded JXN stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 247 while that of sell transactions has risen to 53 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 731,804 while 471,411 shares were sold.