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NASDAQ:AMSF

AMERISAFE - AMSF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.51
+1.13 (+2.34%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.67
$49.66
50-Day Range
$45.33
$52.96
52-Week Range
$44.06
$64.90
Volume
59,729 shs
Average Volume
69,907 shs
Market Capitalization
$954.55 million
P/E Ratio
20.80
Dividend Yield
2.56%
Price Target
$60.00

AMERISAFE MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
21.2% Upside
$60.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.40% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.41mentions of AMERISAFE in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.05 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-14.81%
From $2.70 to $2.30 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.45 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

403rd out of 918 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

20th out of 51 stocks

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About AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) Stock

AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, underwrites workers' compensation insurance in the United States. The company's workers' compensation insurance policies provide benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital expenses. It serves small to mid-sized employers engaged in hazardous industries, including construction, trucking, logging and lumber, agriculture, manufacturing, telecommunications, and maritime. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in DeRidder, Louisiana.

AMERISAFE Trading Up 2.3 %

NASDAQ:AMSF traded up $1.13 on Friday, hitting $49.51. 59,729 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 97,122. AMERISAFE has a 1-year low of $44.06 and a 1-year high of $64.90. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $49.04 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $49.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $954.75 million, a PE ratio of 20.80 and a beta of 0.27.

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The insurance provider reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.05. AMERISAFE had a net margin of 15.64% and a return on equity of 11.76%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.04 earnings per share. On average, research analysts anticipate that AMERISAFE will post 2.7 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

AMERISAFE Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 8th. AMERISAFE's payout ratio is 52.10%.

Insider Buying and Selling at AMERISAFE

In other AMERISAFE news, CAO Kathryn Housh Shirley sold 2,277 shares of AMERISAFE stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.31, for a total transaction of $110,001.87. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 13,840 shares in the company, valued at approximately $668,610.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In related news, CFO Neal Andrew Fuller sold 5,340 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.20, for a total value of $257,388.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 20,787 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,001,933.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CAO Kathryn Housh Shirley sold 2,277 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.31, for a total transaction of $110,001.87. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 13,840 shares of the company's stock, valued at $668,610.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 21,772 shares of company stock worth $1,051,218. Company insiders own 1.90% of the company's stock.

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AMSF Stock News Headlines

AMERISAFE Announces 2022 Second Quarter Results
Amerisafe: Q2 Earnings Snapshot
AMERISAFE goes ex-dividend tomorrow
Amerisafe Tops Q1 EPS by 23c
AMERISAFE Announces 2022 First Quarter Results
AMERISAFE (AMSF) Earnings Break Even in Q4, Revenues Lag
AMERISAFE: Q4 Earnings Insights
AMERISAFE Announces 2021 Fourth Quarter and Year-end Results
AMERISAFE raises dividend by 7% to $0.31
Amerisafe: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
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AMSF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
6/16/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/23 Dividend
9/08/2022
Dividend Payable
9/23/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AMSF
CUSIP
03071H10
Employees
371
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+21.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$65.76 million
Pretax Margin
18.71%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$315.93 million
Cash Flow
$3.41 per share
Book Value
$19.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
18,918,000
Market Cap
$954.55 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.27

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AMSF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AMERISAFE stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AMERISAFE in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AMSF shares.
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What is AMERISAFE's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for AMERISAFE's stock. Their AMSF share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $60.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have AMSF shares performed in 2022?

AMERISAFE's stock was trading at $53.83 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AMSF shares have decreased by 8.0% and is now trading at $49.51.
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When is AMERISAFE's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were AMERISAFE's earnings last quarter?

AMERISAFE, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 28th. The insurance provider reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.05. AMERISAFE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.76% and a net margin of 15.64%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.04 EPS.

How often does AMERISAFE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AMERISAFE?

AMERISAFE declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Friday, September 9th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th.
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Is AMERISAFE a good dividend stock?

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.56%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 52.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AMSF will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.91% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Janelle Frost's approval rating as AMERISAFE's CEO?

28 employees have rated AMERISAFE Chief Executive Officer Janelle Frost on Glassdoor.com. Janelle Frost has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees. 30.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at AMERISAFE to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of AMERISAFE own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AMERISAFE investors own include Rollins (ROL), BioDelivery Sciences International (BDSI), Cronos Group (CRON), Quotient Technology (QUOT), Dominion Energy (D), AT&T (T), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Invesco (IVZ) and Altria Group (MO).

What is AMERISAFE's stock symbol?

AMERISAFE trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMSF."

Who are AMERISAFE's major shareholders?

AMERISAFE's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (7.13%), Northern Trust Corp (1.66%), S&T Bank PA (1.47%), Royce & Associates LP (1.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.14%) and ProShare Advisors LLC (0.86%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew B Mccray, G Janelle Frost, Kathryn Housh Shirley, Kevin T Hogan, Neal Andrew Fuller, Philip A Garcia, Philip A Garcia, Randy Roach, Sean Traynor and Vincent J Gagliano.
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How do I buy shares of AMERISAFE?

Shares of AMSF stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is AMERISAFE's stock price today?

One share of AMSF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.51.

How much money does AMERISAFE make?

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) has a market capitalization of $954.75 million and generates $315.93 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $65.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does AMERISAFE have?

The company employs 371 workers across the globe.

When was AMERISAFE founded?

AMERISAFE was founded in 1985.

How can I contact AMERISAFE?

AMERISAFE's mailing address is 2301 HIGHWAY 190 WEST, DERIDDER LA, 70634. The official website for the company is www.amerisafe.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (337) 463-9052, via email at investor@amerisafe.com, or via fax at 800-450-1091.

This page (NASDAQ:AMSF) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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