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Equitable HoldingsNYSE:EQH Stock Report

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30 Nov, 2021


Company Financials +
EQH fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

EQH Stock Overview

Equitable Holdings, Inc., together with its consolidated subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial services company worldwide.

Equitable Holdings Competitors

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Equitable Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$32.24
52 Week HighUS$36.09
52 Week LowUS$24.56
1 Month Change-3.76%
3 Month Change3.97%
1 Year Change27.03%
3 Year Change62.75%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO58.50%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 23
Equitable Holdings (NYSE:EQH) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.18

Equitable Holdings (NYSE:EQH) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.18

Equitable Holdings, Inc. ( NYSE:EQH ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.18 per share on the 6th of...

Shareholder Returns

EQHUS Diversified FinancialUS Market

Return vs Industry: EQH exceeded the US Diversified Financial industry which returned 23.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EQH exceeded the US Market which returned 23.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EQH's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EQH volatility
EQH Average Weekly Movement3.4%
Diversified Financial Industry Average Movement6.2%
Market Average Movement6.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.3%

Stable Share Price: EQH is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EQH's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

185910,150Mark Pearson

Equitable Holdings, Inc., together with its consolidated subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial services company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Investment Management and Research, and Protection Solutions. The Individual Retirement segment offers a suite of variable annuity products primarily to affluent and high net worth individuals.

Equitable Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Equitable Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
EQH fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$13.05b
Earnings (TTM)-US$2.00b
Revenue (TTM)US$11.38b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
EQH income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$3.94b
Gross ProfitUS$2.62b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-4.95
Gross Margin23.06%
Net Profit Margin-17.60%
Debt/Equity Ratio37.8%

How did EQH perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Equitable Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: EQH ($32.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($185.09)

Significantly Below Fair Value: EQH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EQH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Diversified Financial industry average.

PE vs Market: EQH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EQH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EQH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Diversified Financial industry average (1.1x).

Future Growth

How is Equitable Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: EQH is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: EQH is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: EQH's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: EQH's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: EQH's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: EQH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26.4%)

Past Performance

How has Equitable Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EQH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EQH is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EQH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 51.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EQH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: EQH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Diversified Financial industry (149.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: EQH has a negative Return on Equity (-11.63%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Equitable Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EQH's short term assets ($27.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($16.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: EQH's short term assets ($27.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($255.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EQH has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: EQH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 58.4% to 37.8% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: EQH has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if EQH has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


What is Equitable Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EQH's dividend (2.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).

High Dividend: EQH's dividend (2.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.57%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, EQH has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: EQH's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: EQH is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: EQH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (11.3% payout ratio).

Next Steps

  • Explore strong dividend paying companies in the Diversified Financials industry.


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Mark Pearson (63 yo)

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Mr. Mark Pearson serves as Director at AllianceBernstein L.P. since February 2011. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Equitable Holdings, which comprises Equitable Financial Life Insu...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD14.87M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.14M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: EQH's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: EQH's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: EQH insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Equitable Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Equitable Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: EQH
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1859
  • Industry: Other Diversified Financial Services
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: US$13.050b
  • Shares outstanding: 404.77m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Equitable Holdings, Inc.
  • 1290 Avenue Of The Americas
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10104
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 00:31
End of Day Share Price2021/11/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.