NASDAQ:AMSF - Amerisafe Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $63.8850 -0.45 (-0.70 %) (As of 11/14/2018 10:37 AM ET)Previous Close$64.33Today's Range$63.84 - $65.3152-Week Range$52.00 - $67.96Volume7,851 shsAverage Volume98,614 shsMarket Capitalization$1.24 billionP/E Ratio20.74Dividend Yield1.36%Beta0.52 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides workers' compensation insurance in the United States. Its workers' compensation insurance policies provide benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital expenses. The company serves small to mid-sized employers involved in construction, trucking, logging and lumber, manufacturing, agriculture, maritime, oil and gas, and other industries through agencies. AMERISAFE, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is based in DeRidder, Louisiana. Receive AMSF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AMSF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMSF Previous Symbol CUSIP03071H10 Webwww.amerisafe.com Phone337-463-9052 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.42 Quick Ratio0.42 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.74 Forward P/E Ratio17.65 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$375.21 million Price / Sales3.28 Cash Flow$3.8209 per share Price / Cash16.72 Book Value$23.82 per share Price / Book2.68 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.08 Net Income$46.23 million Net Margins14.15% Return on Equity15.21% Return on Assets4.33% Miscellaneous Employees438 Outstanding Shares19,270,000Market Cap$1.24 billion OptionableOptionable Amerisafe (NASDAQ:AMSF) Frequently Asked Questions What is Amerisafe's stock symbol? Amerisafe trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMSF." How often does Amerisafe pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Amerisafe? Amerisafe announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Amerisafe's Dividend History. How were Amerisafe's earnings last quarter? Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The insurance provider reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.26. The insurance provider had revenue of $93.28 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $94.39 million. Amerisafe had a return on equity of 15.21% and a net margin of 14.15%. View Amerisafe's Earnings History. When is Amerisafe's next earnings date? Amerisafe is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amerisafe. What price target have analysts set for AMSF? 3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Amerisafe's shares. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Amerisafe's stock price to reach $64.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Amerisafe. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Amerisafe? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amerisafe in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Amerisafe. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Amerisafe stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Amerisafe stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Amerisafe’s have outperformed the industry’s growth in a year’s time. The company’s consistently increasing return on equity also reflect its efficiency in using shareholder’s funds. Its efficient claims management, good underwriting results, favorable loss and frequency trends, prudent reserve analytics and improved operating leverage bode well. Increasing revenues is another positive. However, a rise in expenses and product concentration are some negatives." (10/10/2018) 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We maintain our Neutral rating. Key Points: Reported Results: AMERISAFE reported 1Q18 operating EPS of $0.86 versus our estimate of $0.81 and consensus of $0.77. The beat was largely due to stronger-than-expected underwriting results. Operating ROE was 15.4%." (4/26/2018) Has Amerisafe been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about AMSF stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Amerisafe earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Amerisafe's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Amerisafe include Kemper (KMPR), RenaissanceRe (RNR), Axis Capital (AXS), Hanover Insurance Group (THG), Enstar Group (ESGR), Selective Insurance Group (SIGI), Mercury General (MCY), RLI (RLI), National General (NGHC), AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), Aspen Insurance (AHL), ProAssurance (PRA), Navigators Group (NAVG) and Horace Mann Educators (HMN). Who are Amerisafe's key executives? Amerisafe's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Gerry Janelle Frost, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)Mr. Neal Andrew Fuller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Ms. Kathryn Housh Shirley, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)Mr. Vincent John Gagliano, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 45)Mr. Brendan Duran Gau, Exec. VP & CIO (Age 43) Who are Amerisafe's major shareholders? Amerisafe's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.65%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.04%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.64%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (2.57%) and American Century Companies Inc. (2.24%). Company insiders that own Amerisafe stock include G Janelle Frost, Jared A Morris, Kathryn Housh Shirley, Millard E Morris, Neal Andrew Fuller, Philip A Garcia, Randy Roach and Vincent J Gagliano. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amerisafe. Which institutional investors are selling Amerisafe stock? AMSF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New South Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Amerisafe company stock in the last year include G Janelle Frost, Kathryn Housh Shirley, Neal Andrew Fuller, Randy Roach and Vincent J Gagliano. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amerisafe. Which institutional investors are buying Amerisafe stock? AMSF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., BlackRock Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Citadel Advisors LLC, Copeland Capital Management LLC and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Amerisafe stock in the last two years include Jared A Morris, Millard E Morris and Philip A Garcia. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amerisafe. How do I buy shares of Amerisafe? Shares of AMSF 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 Amerisafe's stock price today? One share of AMSF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.33. How big of a company is Amerisafe? Amerisafe has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion and generates $375.21 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $46.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.08 on an earnings per share basis. Amerisafe employs 438 workers across the globe. What is Amerisafe's official website? The official website for Amerisafe is http://www.amerisafe.com. How can I contact Amerisafe? Amerisafe's mailing address is 2301 HIGHWAY 190 WEST, DERIDDER LA, 70634. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 337-463-9052 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Amerisafe (NASDAQ AMSF)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 154 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 230 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 384MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Amerisafe and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMSF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMSF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?