About Assurant (NYSE:AIZ)
Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides risk management solutions for housing and lifestyle markets in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through three segments: Global Housing, Global Lifestyle, and Global Preneed. Its Global Housing segment provides lender-placed homeowners, manufactured housing, and flood insurance; renters insurance and related products; and mortgage solutions comprising property inspection and preservation, valuation and title, and other property risk management services. The Global Lifestyle segment offers mobile device protection products and related services, and extended service contracts for consumer electronics and appliances, as well as assistance services; vehicle protection services; and credit and other insurance services. Its Global Preneed segment provides pre-funded funeral insurance and annuity products. The company was formerly known as Fortis, Inc. and changed its name to Assurant, Inc. in February 2004. Assurant, Inc. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Accident & health insurance
Trailing P/E Ratio23.99
Forward P/E Ratio12.66
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$6.42 billion
Price / Sales0.78
Cash Flow$4.4066 per share
Price / Cash21.67
Book Value$81.41 per share
Price / Book1.17
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.98
Net Income$519.60 million
Return on Equity5.17%
Return on Assets0.70%
Assurant (NYSE:AIZ) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Assurant's stock symbol?
Assurant trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AIZ."
How often does Assurant pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Assurant?
Assurant announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.56 per share on Tuesday, June 19th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 25th. View Assurant's Dividend History.
How were Assurant's earnings last quarter?
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $2.14 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.89 by $0.25. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. Assurant had a net margin of 7.41% and a return on equity of 5.17%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.88 EPS. View Assurant's Earnings History.
When is Assurant's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for AIZ?
2 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Assurant's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $127.00. On average, they expect Assurant's stock price to reach $121.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Assurant.
Are investors shorting Assurant?
Assurant saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,062,833 shares, an increase of 48.4% from the May 15th total of 1,390,054 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 931,532 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 4.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
Who are some of Assurant's key competitors?
Who are Assurant's key executives?
Assurant's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Alan B. Colberg, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
- Mr. Richard Steven Dziadzio, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54)
- Mr. Gene Edward Mergelmeyer, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)
- Mr. Ajay Waghray, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 56)
- Mr. Christopher John Pagano, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 54)
Has Assurant been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about AIZ stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Assurant earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
Who are Assurant's major shareholders?
Assurant's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.76%), LSV Asset Management (3.31%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.21%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.86%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.38%). Company insiders that own Assurant stock include Christopher J Pagano, John Andrew Sondej and Robert W Stein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Assurant.
Which major investors are selling Assurant stock?
AIZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Burney Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Sei Investments Co. and Natixis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Assurant.
Which major investors are buying Assurant stock?
AIZ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Interval Partners LP, Barclays PLC, Stevens Capital Management LP and Engineers Gate Manager LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Assurant.
How do I buy shares of Assurant?
Shares of AIZ 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 Assurant's stock price today?
One share of AIZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $95.49.
How big of a company is Assurant?
Assurant has a market capitalization of $5.03 billion and generates $6.42 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $519.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.98 on an earnings per share basis. Assurant employs 14,750 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Assurant?
Assurant's mailing address is 28 LIBERTY STREET 41ST FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10005. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-859-7000 or via email at [email protected]
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