Safety Insurance Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:SAFT)

About Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)

Safety Insurance Group logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. is a provider of private passenger automobile insurance. The Company offers a portfolio of property and casualty insurance products. The Company is engaged in property and casualty insurance operations. The Company's product line includes private passenger automobile, commercial automobile, homeowners, business owners' policies, personal umbrella, dwelling fire, commercial umbrella, inland marine and watercraft. The Company operates through its insurance company subsidiaries, Safety Insurance Company, Safety Indemnity Insurance Company, and Safety Property and Casualty Insurance Company. Private passenger automobile policies provide coverage for bodily injury and property damage to others, no-fault personal injury coverage for the insured/insured's car occupants, and physical damage coverage for an insured's own vehicle for collision or other perils. Commercial automobile policies provide coverage for bodily injury and property damage to others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance - Automobile
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SAFT
  • CUSIP: 78648T10
  • Web: www.safetyinsurance.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.02497 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,219,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $67.85
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $70.69
  • 52 Week Range: $59.93 - $75.05
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.04
  • P/E Growth: 1.12
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $824.76 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.25
  • Book Value: $44.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.52
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $2.80
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $107.6 million
  • Net Margins: 7.75%
  • Return on Equity: 9.42%
  • Return on Assets: 3.61%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.36%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 44,041 shs.
  • Beta: 0.76
  • Short Ratio: 1.49
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)

What is Safety Insurance Group's stock symbol?

Safety Insurance Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SAFT."

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

Safety Insurance Group declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th. View Safety Insurance Group's Dividend History.

How were Safety Insurance Group's earnings last quarter?

Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFT) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $199.83 million for the quarter. Safety Insurance Group had a net margin of 7.75% and a return on equity of 9.42%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($2.37) EPS. View Safety Insurance Group's Earnings History.

When will Safety Insurance Group make its next earnings announcement?

Safety Insurance Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Safety Insurance Group.

Where is Safety Insurance Group's stock going? Where will Safety Insurance Group's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Safety Insurance Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Safety Insurance Group's stock price to reach $60.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Safety Insurance Group.

Are investors shorting Safety Insurance Group?

Safety Insurance Group saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 65,767 shares, an increase of 4.1% from the April 28th total of 63,204 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 41,991 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days.

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

Who are Safety Insurance Group's key executives?

Safety Insurance Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • George M. Murphy, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • William J. Begley Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary
  • David E. Krupa, Vice President - Claims Operations
  • John Patrick Drago, Vice President - Marketing
  • James D. Berry, Vice President - Underwriting
  • Ann Marie McKeown, Vice President - Insurance Operations
  • Paul J. Narciso, Vice President—Casualty Claims
  • Stephen A. Varga, Vice President - Management Information Systems
  • David F. Brussard, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Frederic H. Lindeberg CPA, Independent Director

Who owns Safety Insurance Group stock?

Safety Insurance Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.67%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), State Street Corp (2.82%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.69%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.05%). Company insiders that own Safety Insurance Group stock include David D Mckown, David E Krupa, David F Brussard, Frederic H Lindeberg, George Murphy, James Berry, John Patrick Drago, Paul J Narciso, Peter J Manning, Stephen Albert Varga and William J Begley Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Safety Insurance Group.

Who sold Safety Insurance Group stock? Who is selling Safety Insurance Group stock?

Safety Insurance Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Morgan Stanley, California Public Employees Retirement System, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Fernwood Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Safety Insurance Group stock in the last year include David E Krupa, David F Brussard, Frederic H Lindeberg, George Murphy, Paul J Narciso and Peter J Manning. View Insider Buying and Selling for Safety Insurance Group.

Who bought Safety Insurance Group stock? Who is buying Safety Insurance Group stock?

Safety Insurance Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and TD Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Safety Insurance Group.

How do I buy Safety Insurance Group stock?

Shares of Safety Insurance Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Safety Insurance Group's stock price today?

One share of Safety Insurance Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.65.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ SAFT)
Community Ranking:  1.0 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  11 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  43 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  54
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Safety Insurance Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $60.00 (11.31% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/5/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetNeutral$58.00 -> $60.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Earnings by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ SAFT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/1/2017        
2/22/2017Q4 16$0.74$0.79$206.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q2 16$0.72$0.84$199.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q4$0.72$0.69$201.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2 15$1.24($0.07)$197.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q1 15($0.33)($2.37)$198.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q4 14$0.72$0.69$198.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014$1.12$1.03$196.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.75$0.79$191.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2014Q4 13$0.82$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q113$0.80$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2013Q4 2012$0.63$0.62$166.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2012Q312$0.90$0.94$163.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Most Recent Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.80
Dividend Yield:4.14%
Payout Ratio:66.35% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ SAFT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/3/2017quarterly$0.704.01%5/30/20176/1/20176/15/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.703.82%2/27/20173/1/20173/15/2017
11/2/2016quarterly$0.704.24%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
8/3/2016quarterly$0.704.38%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
5/3/2016quarterly$0.704.72%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/16/2016quarterly$0.704.93%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
11/3/2015quarterly$0.704.99%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/5/2015quarterly$0.708/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/5/2015quarterly$0.705.08%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/17/2015quarterly$0.704.48%2/26/20153/2/20153/13/2015
11/4/2014quarterly$0.704.77%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.705.38%8/28/20149/2/20149/15/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.604.45%5/29/20146/2/20146/13/2014
2/14/2014quarterly$0.604.3%2/27/20143/3/20143/14/2014
11/4/2013quarterly$0.604.38%11/27/201312/2/201312/13/2013
8/7/2013quarterly$0.604.44%8/29/20139/3/20139/13/2013
5/6/2013quarterly$0.604.76%5/30/20136/3/20136/14/2013
2/15/2013quarterly$0.604.89%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.58%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/31/2017David E KrupaVPSell745$69.30$51,628.50View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017David E KrupaVPSell1,492$71.30$106,379.60View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Peter J ManningDirectorSell1,500$72.05$108,075.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017George MurphyInsiderSell2,500$71.51$178,775.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Frederic H LindebergDirectorSell2,000$70.77$141,540.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Paul J NarcisoVPSell250$70.70$17,675.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016David F BrussardDirectorSell20,000$66.66$1,333,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016John Patrick DragoVPSell400$60.66$24,264.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Paul J NarcisoVPSell250$59.65$14,912.50View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016William J Begley JrCFOSell5,132$59.47$305,200.04View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016David F BrussardDirectorSell3,293$57.39$188,985.27View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Stephen Albert VargaVPSell800$57.03$45,624.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016David E KrupaVPSell793$55.40$43,932.20View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016James BerryVPSell1,247$55.38$69,058.86View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Peter J ManningDirectorSell1,000$55.55$55,550.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016David E KrupaVPSell997$55.78$55,612.66View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016David F BrussardCEOSell4,634$56.11$260,013.74View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015David D MckownDirectorSell4,500$55.05$247,725.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Frederic H LindebergDirectorSell2,000$60.40$120,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015David E KrupaVPSell1,905$58.56$111,556.80View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015William J Begley JrCFOSell3,288$58.56$192,545.28View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014David E KrupaVPSell6,877$53.32$366,681.64View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014William J Begley JrCFOSell10,116$50.74$513,285.84View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014George MurphyVPSell4,000$51.86$207,440.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Frederic H LindebergDirectorBuy2,000$51.30$102,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014N Edward Patrick JrVPSell2,336$53.64$125,303.04View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013James BerryVPSell6,000$51.51$309,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Frederic H LindebergDirectorSell2,000$53.26$106,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012N Edward Patrick JrVPSell9,000$45.61$410,490.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Latest Headlines for Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group (SAFT) vs. Fanhua (FANH) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 10:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAFT-US : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 4:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Safety Insurance Group, Inc. : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 6:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. :SAFT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 7:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. : SAFT-US: Dividend Analysis : June 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 12:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Safety Insurance Group, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SAFT-US : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 7:59 PM
fool.com logoSafety Insurance Group Drives Through Its First Quarter With an Underwriting Profit
www.fool.com - May 5 at 5:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.70 (SAFT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:04 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Safety Insurance Q1 earnings per share $0.79
www.reuters.com - May 3 at 7:18 PM
nasdaq.com logoSafety Announces First Quarter 2017 Results and Declares Second Quarter 2017 Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 7:18 PM
marketbeat.com logoSafety Insurance posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 3 at 6:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group (SAFT) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.51
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVery Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Safety Insurance Group (SAFT) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 10:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 7:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group (SAFT) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.56
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAFT-US : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 10:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group (SAFT) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 12:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group (SAFT) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 11:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Effect Safety Insurance Group (SAFT) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 5:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) VP David E. Krupa Sells 745 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 2:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) Given Average Rating of "" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 11:46 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFETY INSURANCE GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:32 PM
fool.com logoSafety Insurance Group Drives Safely Through the 4th Quarter
www.fool.com - February 23 at 7:15 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFETY INSURANCE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:10 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Safety Insurance Group Q4 earnings per share $0.79
www.reuters.com - February 23 at 12:52 AM
rttnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group Inc Q4 Profit Advances 16%
www.rttnews.com - February 23 at 12:52 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSafety Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 7:51 PM
streetinsider.com logoSafety Insurance Group (SAFT) Declares $0.70 Quarterly Dividend; 3.8% Yield
www.streetinsider.com - February 17 at 7:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Declares First Quarter 2017 Dividend and Schedules Year-End 2016 Events
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafety Declares First Quarter 2017 Dividend and Schedules Year-End 2016 Events
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:22 PM
nasdaq.com logoSAFT Dividend Yield Pushes Above 4%
www.nasdaq.com - November 14 at 7:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSAFETY INSURANCE GROUP INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 7:12 PM
fool.com logoSafety Insurance Group Drives on to 55% Higher Earnings
www.fool.com - November 7 at 12:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFETY INSURANCE GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - November 4 at 6:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoSafety Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results and Declares Fourth Quarter 2016 Dividend
www.nasdaq.com - November 2 at 10:48 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSafety Insurance Group declares $0.70 dividend
seekingalpha.com - November 2 at 10:48 AM
rttnews.com logoSafety Insurance Group Inc Reveals 55% Gain In Q3 Earnings
www.rttnews.com - November 2 at 10:48 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSafety Insurance Group: Trading At Near-High, But Worth Considering
seekingalpha.com - September 18 at 11:20 AM
fool.com logoPrice Increases Boost Safety Insurance Group's Second-Quarter Earnings
www.fool.com - August 10 at 6:24 PM

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