NASDAQ:EMCI - EMC Insurance Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.25 +7.26 (+30.26 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 01:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.25
Today's Range$30.03 - $31.50
52-Week Range$22.98 - $32.19
Volume541,848 shs
Average Volume13,512 shs
Market Capitalization$675.34 million
P/E Ratio25.61
Dividend Yield2.94%
EMC Insurance Group Inc., an insurance holding company, provides property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Reinsurance. The Property and Casualty Insurance segment underwrites commercial and personal lines of insurance products. Its commercial lines of insurance products comprise automobile, property, workers' compensation, and liability, as well as other products that provide protection with respect to burglary and theft loss, aircraft, marine, and other types of losses; and personal lines of insurance products include automobile, homeowners, and umbrella policies. The Reinsurance segment provides reinsurance for other insurers and reinsurers. EMC Insurance Group Inc. offers its products to small and medium-sized businesses, institutions, and individual consumers through independent insurance agents. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa. EMC Insurance Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Employers Mutual Casualty Company.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EMCI
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio0.09
Quick Ratio0.09


Trailing P/E Ratio25.61
Forward P/E Ratio22.32
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$652.29 million
Price / Sales1.04
Cash Flow$1.2112 per share
Price / Cash25.80
Book Value$26.59 per share
Price / Book1.18


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.22
Net Income$39.23 million
Net Margins5.84%
Return on Equity4.89%
Return on Assets1.70%


Outstanding Shares21,610,000
Market Cap$675.34 million

EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ:EMCI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is EMC Insurance Group's stock symbol?

EMC Insurance Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EMCI."

How often does EMC Insurance Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for EMC Insurance Group?

EMC Insurance Group declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, November 22nd. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. This is a positive change from EMC Insurance Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. View EMC Insurance Group's Dividend History.

How were EMC Insurance Group's earnings last quarter?

EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The insurance provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48. The insurance provider earned $177.99 million during the quarter. EMC Insurance Group had a net margin of 5.84% and a return on equity of 4.89%. View EMC Insurance Group's Earnings History.

When is EMC Insurance Group's next earnings date?

EMC Insurance Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for EMC Insurance Group.

What guidance has EMC Insurance Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

EMC Insurance Group updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.30-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.27.

What price target have analysts set for EMCI?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for EMC Insurance Group's stock. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate EMC Insurance Group's share price to reach $30.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for EMC Insurance Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for EMC Insurance Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for EMC Insurance Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for EMC Insurance Group.

Has EMC Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EMCI stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. EMC Insurance Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of EMC Insurance Group's key competitors?

Who are EMC Insurance Group's key executives?

EMC Insurance Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bruce Gunn Kelley CPCU, J.D., CLU, Pres, CEO, Treasurer & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Mark Edward Reese CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael Alan Lovell C.P.C.U., CPCU, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott Ronald Jean FCAS, MAAA, Exec. VP of Fin. & Strategy (Age 46)
  • Mr. Bradley John Fredericks M.B.A., FLMI, Sr. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 44)

Who are EMC Insurance Group's major shareholders?

EMC Insurance Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.37%), BlackRock Inc. (3.27%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.48%), Grace & White Inc. NY (0.99%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.82%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.42%). Company insiders that own EMC Insurance Group stock include Bruce G Kelley, Elizabeth A Nigut, Lisa Anne Simonetta, Mark E Reese, Michael Alan Lovell, Robert Lynn Link and Ronald Allan Paine. View Institutional Ownership Trends for EMC Insurance Group.

Which major investors are selling EMC Insurance Group stock?

EMCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold EMC Insurance Group company stock in the last year include Bruce G Kelley, Elizabeth A Nigut, Lisa Anne Simonetta and Mark E Reese. View Insider Buying and Selling for EMC Insurance Group.

Which major investors are buying EMC Insurance Group stock?

EMCI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Grace & White Inc. NY, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wedbush Securities Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Ramsey Quantitative Systems and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for EMC Insurance Group.

How do I buy shares of EMC Insurance Group?

Shares of EMCI 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 EMC Insurance Group's stock price today?

One share of EMCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.25.

How big of a company is EMC Insurance Group?

EMC Insurance Group has a market capitalization of $675.34 million and generates $652.29 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $39.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.22 on an earnings per share basis. EMC Insurance Group employs 2,375 workers across the globe.

What is EMC Insurance Group's official website?

The official website for EMC Insurance Group is

How can I contact EMC Insurance Group?

EMC Insurance Group's mailing address is 717 MULBERRY ST, DES MOINES IA, 50309. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 515-345-2902.

MarketBeat Community Rating for EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ EMCI)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  208 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  447
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about EMC Insurance Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EMCI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EMCI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by Staff

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