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NYSE:EIG - Employers Stock Price, Forecast & News

$43.22
+0.05 (+0.12 %)
(As of 01/29/2020 11:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
$43.19
Now: $43.22
$43.56
50-Day Range
$41.61
MA: $42.76
$44.07
52-Week Range
$39.31
Now: $43.22
$47.45
Volume1,924 shs
Average Volume117,465 shs
Market Capitalization$1.38 billion
P/E Ratio9.40
Dividend Yield2.06%
Beta0.71
Employers Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries. The company markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers; alternative distribution channels comprising its partners; and through national, regional, and local trade groups and associations, as well as directly to customers. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP29221810
Phone888-682-6671

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$813.50 million
Cash Flow$4.66 per share
Book Value$31.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$141.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees704
Market Cap$1.38 billion
Next Earnings Date2/19/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Employers (NYSE:EIG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Employers' stock symbol?

Employers trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EIG."

How often does Employers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Employers?

Employers declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 6th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Wednesday, November 20th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 5th. View Employers' Dividend History.

How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.28. The financial services provider had revenue of $198.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $203.58 million. Employers had a return on equity of 12.09% and a net margin of 18.73%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.98 earnings per share. View Employers' Earnings History.

When is Employers' next earnings date?

Employers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 19th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Employers.

What price target have analysts set for EIG?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Employers' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Employers' share price to reach $50.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Employers.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Employers?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Employers in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Employers.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Employers stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Employers stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Employers Holdings, Inc. is a specialty provider of workers compensation insurance focused on select small businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries. It markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers, as well as through its strategic partnerships and alliances and relationships with national, regional, and local trade groups and associations. Employers Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. " (12/24/2019)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We are raising our target price to $53.00 (from $50.00) and maintaining our Outperform rating. The target price is approximately 1.25 times our 12-month forward adjusted BVPS estimate of $42.01. This is the same multiple we previously used to calculate the target price. The shares are currently trading near 1.1x adjusted BVPS – we believe the P/B multiple may expand if EIG continues to book higher-than-expected favorable reserve development." (7/25/2019)

Has Employers been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EIG stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Employers earned a news sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Employers.

Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,090,000 shares, an increase of 6.9% from the December 15th total of 1,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 128,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.5 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Employers' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Employers' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Employers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Employers investors own include Ship Finance International (SFL), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ), Appian (APPN), NV5 Global (NVEE), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Altria Group (MO), Baozun (BZUN), iRobot (IRBT) and Rexahn Pharmaceuticals (REXN).

Who are Employers' key executives?

Employers' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas Dean Dirks, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Paquette, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Stephen Vincent Festa, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)
  • Mr. John P. Nelson, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew H. Hendricksen, VP of Treasury & Investments

Who are Employers' major shareholders?

Employers' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.44%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.24%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.14%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.09%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.08%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%). Company insiders that own Employers stock include John P Nelson, Lawrence S Rogers, Lenard T Ormsby, Stephen V Festa and Valerie R Glenn. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Employers.

Which institutional investors are selling Employers stock?

EIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arizona State Retirement System, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Employers company stock in the last year include Lawrence S Rogers and Valerie R Glenn. View Insider Buying and Selling for Employers.

Which institutional investors are buying Employers stock?

EIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., 6 Meridian and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Employers.

How do I buy shares of Employers?

Shares of EIG 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Employers' stock price today?

One share of EIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.19.

How big of a company is Employers?

Employers has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion and generates $813.50 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $141.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.11 on an earnings per share basis. Employers employs 704 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Employers.

What is Employers' official website?

The official website for Employers is http://www.employers.com/.

How can I contact Employers?

Employers' mailing address is 10375 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE, RENO NV, 89521. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 888-682-6671 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Employers (NYSE EIG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  541
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Employers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EIG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EIG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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