NASDAQ:HALL - Hallmark Financial Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.90 -0.19 (-1.71 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.90
Today's Range$10.71 - $11.24
52-Week Range$8.62 - $11.58
Volume60,853 shs
Average Volume22,023 shs
Market Capitalization$196.84 million
P/E Ratio-29.46
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.69
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites, markets, distributes, and services property/casualty insurance products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company operates in the Specialty Commercial, Standard Commercial, and Personal segments. The Specialty Commercial segment markets, underwrites, finances, and services commercial lines of insurance products, including commercial automobile, general liability, commercial property, commercial excess liability, and commercial umbrella insurance products. This segment also offers general aviation property/casualty insurance, such as aircraft insurance, airport liability insurance, and satellite launch and in-orbit coverage insurance products, as well as provides medical professional liability insurance products. The Standard Commercial segment offers standard commercial lines of insurance products primarily in the non-urban areas of Texas, New Mexico, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Arkansas, Hawaii, and Missouri. Its products include commercial automobile, general liability, umbrella, commercial property, commercial multi-peril, business owner's, and occupational accident insurance products. The Personal segment provides personal automobile and renters insurance products. The company markets its insurance products through independent general agents, retail agents, and specialty brokers. Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Insurance carriers, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HALL
Previous Symbol
CUSIP40624Q20
Phone817-348-1600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32
Current Ratio0.45
Quick Ratio0.45

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-29.46
Forward P/E Ratio13.63
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$385.52 million
Price / Sales0.51
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$13.83 per share
Price / Book0.79

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.37)
Net Income$-11,550,000.00
Net Margins1.22%
Return on Equity1.55%
Return on Assets0.32%

Miscellaneous

Employees418
Outstanding Shares18,060,000
Market Cap$196.84 million
OptionableOptionable

Hallmark Financial Services (NASDAQ:HALL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hallmark Financial Services' stock symbol?

Hallmark Financial Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HALL."

How were Hallmark Financial Services' earnings last quarter?

Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) released its earnings results on Friday, November, 9th. The insurance provider reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.03. The insurance provider had revenue of $94.62 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.34 million. Hallmark Financial Services had a net margin of 1.22% and a return on equity of 1.55%. View Hallmark Financial Services' Earnings History.

When is Hallmark Financial Services' next earnings date?

Hallmark Financial Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hallmark Financial Services.

What price target have analysts set for HALL?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Hallmark Financial Services' shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Hallmark Financial Services' stock price to reach $13.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hallmark Financial Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hallmark Financial Services?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hallmark Financial Services in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hallmark Financial Services.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Hallmark Financial Services stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Hallmark Financial Services stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "HALLMARK FINANCIAL and its wholly owned subsidiaries engage in the sale of property and casualty insurance products. Their business primarily involves marketing, underwriting and premium financing of non-standard automobile insurance, as well as claims adjusting and other insurance related services. " (11/1/2018)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We don’t see meaningful multiple expansion in the near-term. We maintain our Neutral rating." (8/8/2018)

Has Hallmark Financial Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about HALL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hallmark Financial Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Hallmark Financial Services' key competitors?

Who are Hallmark Financial Services' key executives?

Hallmark Financial Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Edward Schwarz, Exec. Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Naveen Anand, Pres & CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Ray Passmore, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Tarek N. Timol, Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP
  • Ms. Kimberly Davis, VP of Legal

Who are Hallmark Financial Services' major shareholders?

Hallmark Financial Services' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), BlackRock Inc. (4.47%), Bank of Montreal Can (3.29%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.09%), Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (1.74%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.71%). Company insiders that own Hallmark Financial Services stock include Jeffrey R Passmore and Naveen Anand. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hallmark Financial Services.

Which major investors are selling Hallmark Financial Services stock?

HALL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Bridgeway Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hallmark Financial Services.

Which major investors are buying Hallmark Financial Services stock?

HALL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Heartland Advisors Inc., Ancora Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hallmark Financial Services.

How do I buy shares of Hallmark Financial Services?

Shares of HALL 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 Hallmark Financial Services' stock price today?

One share of HALL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.90.

How big of a company is Hallmark Financial Services?

Hallmark Financial Services has a market capitalization of $196.84 million and generates $385.52 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-11,550,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.37) on an earnings per share basis. Hallmark Financial Services employs 418 workers across the globe.

What is Hallmark Financial Services' official website?

The official website for Hallmark Financial Services is http://www.hallmarkgrp.com.

How can I contact Hallmark Financial Services?

Hallmark Financial Services' mailing address is 777 MAIN STREET SUITE 1000, FORT WORTH TX, 76102. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 817-348-1600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hallmark Financial Services (NASDAQ HALL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  324
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hallmark Financial Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HALL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HALL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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