NASDAQ:EMCI - EMC Insurance Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $31.79 -0.63 (-1.94 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$31.79Today's Range$31.53 - $32.4952-Week Range$22.98 - $33.31Volume16,255 shsAverage Volume13,468 shsMarket Capitalization$687.94 millionP/E Ratio29.17Dividend Yield2.84%Beta0.51 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 policies 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 individuals 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. Receive EMCI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EMCI 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:EMCI Previous Symbol CUSIP26866410 CIK356130 Webwww.emcins.com Phone515-345-2902Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04 Current Ratio0.08 Quick Ratio0.08Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.17 Forward P/E Ratio21.92 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$701.98 million Price / Sales0.98 Cash Flow$1.0632 per share Price / Cash Flow29.90 Book Value$26.18 per share Price / Book1.21Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09 Net Income$-7,470,000.00 Net Margins-1.06% Return on Equity4.09% Return on Assets1.40%Miscellaneous Employees2,500 Outstanding Shares21,640,000Market Cap$687.94 million Next Earnings Date5/3/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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, March 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th. 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 Thursday, February, 7th. The insurance provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.78. The insurance provider had revenue of $182.72 million for the quarter. EMC Insurance Group had a negative net margin of 1.06% and a positive return on equity of 4.09%. 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 Friday, May 3rd 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 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.35-1.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.38. What price target have analysts set for EMCI? 2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for EMC Insurance Group's shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect EMC Insurance Group's stock price to reach $30.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. 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 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for EMC Insurance Group. Has EMC Insurance Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about EMCI stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. EMC Insurance Group earned a media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of EMC Insurance Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to EMC Insurance Group include ASPEN INS HOLDI/SH (AHL), Navigators Group (NAVG), ProAssurance (PRA), Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL), State Auto Financial (STFC), Horace Mann Educators (HMN), Safety Insurance Group (SAFT), Employers (EIG), James River Group (JRVR), Amerisafe (AMSF), United Fire Group (UFCS), Universal Insurance (UVE), Third Point Reinsurance (TPRE), BlackRock TCP Capital (TCPC) and United Insurance (UIHC). What other stocks do shareholders of EMC Insurance Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other EMC Insurance Group investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER), Kelt Exploration (KEL), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) and Arlington Asset Investment (AI). 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 65)Mr. Mark Edward Reese CPA, CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 61)Mr. Michael Alan Lovell C.P.C.U., CPCU, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 56)Mr. Scott Ronald Jean FCAS, MAAA, Exec. VP of Fin. & Strategy (Age 47)Mr. Bradley John Fredericks M.B.A., FLMI, Sr. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 45) Who are EMC Insurance Group's major shareholders? EMC Insurance Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.35%), BlackRock Inc. (3.34%), Northern Trust Corp (1.80%), Grace & White Inc. NY (1.03%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.93%) and Mairs & Power INC (0.60%). Company insiders that own EMC Insurance Group stock include Bruce G Kelley, Elizabeth A Nigut, Lisa Anne Simonetta, Mark E Reese, 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 Mairs & Power INC, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Strs Ohio, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citigroup Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P and Bessemer Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold EMC Insurance Group company stock in the last year include Elizabeth A Nigut and Lisa Anne Simonetta. 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 Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Wedbush Securities Inc., BlackRock Inc., Grace & White Inc. NY and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $31.79. How big of a company is EMC Insurance Group? EMC Insurance Group has a market capitalization of $687.94 million and generates $701.98 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-7,470,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis. EMC Insurance Group employs 2,500 workers across the globe. What is EMC Insurance Group's official website? The official website for EMC Insurance Group is http://www.emcins.com. 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 254 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 229 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 483MarketBeat'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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Call Option Volume?