NASDAQ:AFSI - AmTrust Financial Services Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$14.59 +0.06 (+0.41 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 09:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.53
Today's Range$14.56 - $14.59
52-Week Range$8.80 - $14.74
Volume5,410 shs
Average Volume1.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.84 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.69%
AmTrust Financial Services logoAmTrust Financial Services, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Small Commercial Business, Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty, and Specialty Program. The Small Commercial Business segment offers workers' compensation insurance products; and commercial package, and other property and casualty insurance products, such as commercial property, general liability, inland marine, employment practices liability, commercial automobile, and umbrella coverage to small businesses. The Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty segment provides custom designed coverages, such as accidental damage plans, mechanical breakdown protection, and payment protection plans in connection with the sale of consumer and commercial goods; and coverage for niche property, casualty, and specialty liability risks comprising general liability, employers' liability, and professional and medical liability. The Specialty Program segment offers workers' compensation, general liability, commercial auto liability, property coverage, excess and surplus lines programs, and other specialty commercial property and casualty insurance products to small and middle market companies. The company also provides reinsurance services primarily for personal and commercial automotive business. It distributes its policies third-party brokers, agents, retailers, or administrators. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.49
Current Ratio0.54
Quick Ratio0.54


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.96 billion
Price / Sales0.48
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$12.52 per share
Price / Book1.17


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-348,880,000.00
Net Margins2.56%
Return on Equity-14.82%
Return on Assets-1.58%


Outstanding Shares196,360,000
Market Cap$2.84 billion

AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AmTrust Financial Services' stock symbol?

AmTrust Financial Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AFSI."

How often does AmTrust Financial Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AmTrust Financial Services?

AmTrust Financial Services declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Monday, April 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Monday, April 16th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.66%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 29th. View AmTrust Financial Services' Dividend History.

When did AmTrust Financial Services' stock split? How did AmTrust Financial Services' stock split work?

AmTrust Financial Services's stock split before market open on Wednesday, February 3rd 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, December 15th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, February 2nd 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of AmTrust Financial Services stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were AmTrust Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 8th. The insurance provider reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.37. The insurance provider earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.29 billion. AmTrust Financial Services had a net margin of 2.56% and a negative return on equity of 14.82%. The business's revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.47 earnings per share. View AmTrust Financial Services' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for AFSI?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for AmTrust Financial Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect AmTrust Financial Services' stock price to reach $14.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AmTrust Financial Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AmTrust Financial Services?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AmTrust Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AmTrust Financial Services.

Who are some of AmTrust Financial Services' key competitors?

Who are AmTrust Financial Services' key executives?

AmTrust Financial Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Barry Dov Zyskind, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 46)
  • Mr. Adam Zev Karkowsky, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Longo, Exec. VP & COO (Age 44)
  • Mr. Michael J. Saxon, Exec. VP of US Commercial Lines (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ronald E. Pipoly Jr., Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 51)

Has AmTrust Financial Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AFSI stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AmTrust Financial Services earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.04 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for AmTrust Financial Services.

Who are AmTrust Financial Services' major shareholders?

AmTrust Financial Services' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.66%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.82%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (0.86%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.65%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.60%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.20%). Company insiders that own AmTrust Financial Services stock include Abraham Gulkowitz, Ariel Gorelik, Barry D Zyskind, Donald T Decarlo, George Karfunkel, Michael J Saxon, Ronald E Pipoly Jr, Ronald E Pipoly, Jr and Stephen Ungar. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AmTrust Financial Services.

Which major investors are selling AmTrust Financial Services stock?

AFSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Gabelli Funds LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, California Public Employees Retirement System, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AmTrust Financial Services.

Which major investors are buying AmTrust Financial Services stock?

AFSI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpine Associates Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Kellner Capital LLC, GAM Holding AG, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., K2 Principal Fund L.P. and Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought AmTrust Financial Services stock in the last two years include Ariel Gorelik, Barry D Zyskind and George Karfunkel. View Insider Buying and Selling for AmTrust Financial Services.

How do I buy shares of AmTrust Financial Services?

Shares of AFSI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AmTrust Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of AFSI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.59.

How big of a company is AmTrust Financial Services?

AmTrust Financial Services has a market capitalization of $2.84 billion and generates $5.96 billion in revenue each year. AmTrust Financial Services employs 9,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact AmTrust Financial Services?

AmTrust Financial Services' mailing address is 59 MAIDEN LANE 43RD FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10038. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 212-220-7120 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ AFSI)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  301 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  228 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AmTrust Financial Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AFSI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AFSI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by Staff

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