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

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$14.75 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 08:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.75
Today's Range$14.75 - $14.75
52-Week Range$9.41 - $14.77
Volume726 shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.90 billion
P/E Ratio13.92
Dividend Yield2.31%
AmTrust 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AFSI
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.52
Current Ratio0.52
Quick Ratio0.52


Trailing P/E Ratio13.92
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.96 billion
Price / Sales0.49
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$12.96 per share
Price / Book1.14


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-348,880,000.00
Net Margins3.98%
Return on Equity-17.61%
Return on Assets-1.84%


Outstanding Shares196,360,000
Market Cap$2.90 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Monday, April 16th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 shares split before market open on Wednesday, February 3rd 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, December 15th 2015. The newly created 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 8th. The insurance provider reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 negative return on equity of 17.61% and a net margin of 3.98%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.47 EPS. View AmTrust Financial Services' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for AFSI?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for AmTrust Financial Services' stock. Their predictions range from $14.75 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate AmTrust Financial Services' share price to reach $14.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AmTrust Financial Services.

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AmTrust Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AmTrust Financial Services.

Has AmTrust Financial Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AFSI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AmTrust Financial Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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)

Who are AmTrust Financial Services' major shareholders?

AmTrust Financial Services' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.49%), BlackRock Inc. (3.75%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.90%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.79%) and Alpine Associates Management Inc. (1.46%). Company insiders that own AmTrust Financial Services stock include Abraham Gulkowitz, Ariel Gorelik, Barry D Zyskind, Donald T Decarlo, 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Jane Street Group LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AmTrust Financial Services.

Which major investors are buying AmTrust Financial Services stock?

AFSI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpine Associates Management Inc., Water Island Capital LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, SG Americas Securities LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought AmTrust Financial Services stock in the last two years include Ariel Gorelik and Barry D Zyskind. 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 $14.75.

How big of a company is AmTrust Financial Services?

AmTrust Financial Services has a market capitalization of $2.90 billion and generates $5.96 billion in revenue each year. AmTrust Financial Services employs 9,300 workers across the globe.

What is AmTrust Financial Services' official website?

The official website for AmTrust Financial Services is

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:  310 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  248 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  558
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 12/12/2018 by Staff

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