NASDAQ:AMSF - Amerisafe Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$58.77 -0.10 (-0.17 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$58.87
Today's Range$57.37 - $58.85
52-Week Range$50.46 - $67.96
Volume28,735 shs
Average Volume78,184 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio15.23
Dividend Yield1.70%
Beta0.51
AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, underwrites 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 provides workers' compensation insurance for small to mid-sized employers engaged in hazardous industries, principally construction, trucking, logging and lumber, manufacturing, agriculture, maritime, and oil and gas. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in DeRidder, Louisiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMSF
CUSIP03071H10
Phone337-463-9052

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$377.75 million
Cash Flow$4.50 per share
Book Value$21.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$71.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees426
Market Cap$1.13 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th. This is a positive change from Amerisafe's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. View Amerisafe's Dividend History.

How were Amerisafe's earnings last quarter?

Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The insurance provider reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.23. The insurance provider had revenue of $97.08 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $95.19 million. Amerisafe had a net margin of 18.96% and a return on equity of 17.07%. View Amerisafe's Earnings History.

When is Amerisafe's next earnings date?

Amerisafe is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amerisafe.

What price target have analysts set for AMSF?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.9% from the stock's current price. 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.

Has Amerisafe been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AMSF stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Amerisafe's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Amerisafe own?

Who are Amerisafe's key executives?

Amerisafe's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Gerry Janelle Frost, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Neal Andrew Fuller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Kathryn Housh Shirley, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Vincent John Gagliano, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Brendan Duran Gau, Exec. VP & CIO (Age 44)

Who are Amerisafe's major shareholders?

Amerisafe's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.10%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.78%), Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%), 6 Meridian (0.04%) and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Amerisafe stock?

AMSF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Smith Graham & Co. Investment 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 major investors are buying Amerisafe stock?

AMSF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copeland Capital Management LLC, 6 Meridian, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research 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 $58.77.

How big of a company is Amerisafe?

Amerisafe has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $377.75 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $71.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.86 on an earnings per share basis. Amerisafe employs 426 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  182 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  436
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This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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