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

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$10.55 +0.11 (+1.05 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 06:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$10.44
Today's Range$10.33 - $10.60
52-Week Range$8.62 - $11.83
Volume16,100 shs
Average Volume27,756 shs
Market Capitalization$191.42 million
P/E Ratio-28.51
Dividend YieldN/A
Hallmark Financial Services logoHallmark 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio0.46
Quick Ratio0.46


Trailing P/E Ratio-28.51
Forward P/E Ratio12.87
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$385.52 million
Price / Sales0.49
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$13.83 per share
Price / Book0.76


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.37)
Net Income$-11,550,000.00
Net Margins-1.67%
Return on Equity-0.69%
Return on Assets-0.14%


Outstanding Shares18,060,000
Market Cap$191.42 million

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The insurance provider reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The insurance provider had revenue of $96.43 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $99.41 million. Hallmark Financial Services had a negative return on equity of 0.69% and a negative net margin of 1.67%. 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 Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hallmark Financial Services.

What price target have analysts set for HALL?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Hallmark Financial Services' shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate Hallmark Financial Services' share price to reach $13.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.2% 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. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We don’t see meaningful multiple expansion in the near-term. We maintain our Neutral rating." (8/8/2018)
  • 2. 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. " (7/19/2018)

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

Has Hallmark Financial Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about HALL stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hallmark Financial Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.39 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Hallmark Financial Services.

Who are Hallmark Financial Services' major shareholders?

Hallmark Financial Services' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cove Street Capital LLC (9.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.31%), Intrepid Capital Management Inc. (5.43%), BlackRock Inc. (4.51%), Bank of Montreal Can (3.25%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.22%). Company insiders that own Hallmark Financial Services stock include Jeffrey R Passmore and Naveen Anand. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hallmark Financial Services.

Which institutional investors are selling Hallmark Financial Services stock?

HALL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hodges Capital Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., CAPROCK Group Inc. and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hallmark Financial Services.

Which institutional investors are buying Hallmark Financial Services stock?

HALL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Intrepid Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Boston Partners and Cove Street Capital LLC. 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 $10.55.

How big of a company is Hallmark Financial Services?

Hallmark Financial Services has a market capitalization of $191.42 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.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  170 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  276
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 8/15/2018 by Staff

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