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NYSE:EIG

Employers (EIG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$45.19
+0.19 (+0.42%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$44.96
$45.66
50-Day Range
$38.87
$46.36
52-Week Range
$35.43
$46.78
Volume
209,796 shs
Average Volume
144,867 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.14 billion
P/E Ratio
10.11
Dividend Yield
2.48%
Price Target
$55.00

Employers MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
21.7% Upside
$55.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.21% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.34mentions of Employers in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.80%
From $3.73 to $3.70 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.38 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

598th out of 853 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

34th out of 49 stocks


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About Employers Stock (NYSE:EIG)

Employers Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Employers and Cerity. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries under the Employers and Cerity brands. The company markets its products through local, regional, and national agents and brokers; alternative distribution channels; and national, regional, and local trade groups and associations, as well as directly to customers. Employers Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Reno, Nevada.

EIG Stock Price History

EIG Stock News Headlines

Janney Montgomery Scott Downgrades Employers (NYSE:EIG) to Neutral
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/16/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/13 Dividend
2/27/2024
Today
3/05/2024
Dividend Payable
3/13/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
CUSIP
29221810
Employees
676
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$55.00
High Stock Price Target
$55.00
Low Stock Price Target
$55.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+21.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$118.10 million
Pretax Margin
17.44%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$850.90 million
Cash Flow
$4.90 per share
Book Value
$39.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
24,973,000
Market Cap
$1.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.24
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Key Executives

  • Ms. Katherine Holt Antonello FCAS (Age 60)
    FSA, MAAA, President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.92M
  • Mr. Michael Scott Paquette (Age 60)
    Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.17M
  • Ms. Lori Ann Brown (Age 58)
    Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $786.21k
  • Mr. Matthew H. Hendricksen (Age 44)
    Senior Vice President of Treasury & Investments
  • Mr. John Michael Mutschink (Age 51)
    Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer
  • Mr. Ty Vukelich
    Vice President of Corporate Marketing
  • Lindsey M. Rynard
    Senior VP & Chief Sales Officer
  • Mr. Bertrum Carroll
    Chief Information Security Officer & VP
  • Ann Marie Smith
    Senior VP & Chief Underwriting Officer
  • Christina Marie Ozuna
    Senior VP & Chief Claims Officer














EIG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Employers stock right now?

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. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" EIG shares.
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What is Employers' stock price target for 2024?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Employers' shares. Their EIG share price targets range from $55.00 to $55.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $55.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have EIG shares performed in 2024?

Employers' stock was trading at $39.40 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, EIG shares have increased by 14.7% and is now trading at $45.19.
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Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 557,200 shares, an increase of 29.1% from the January 31st total of 431,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 147,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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.

When is Employers' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
View our EIG earnings forecast
.

How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 16th. The financial services provider reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.40. The financial services provider had revenue of $225.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $215.38 million. Employers had a net margin of 13.88% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.54%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.25 earnings per share.

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

Employers announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 27th.
Read our dividend analysis for EIG
.

Is Employers a good dividend stock?

Employers (NYSE:EIG) pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.49%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 25.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EIG will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.27% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EIG.

What ETFs hold Employers' stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Employers (NYSE:EIG) stock in their portfolio include ETC 6 Meridian Small Cap Equity ETF (SIXS) and Hypatia Women CEO ETF (WCEO).iShares U.S. Insurance ETF (IAK).

What is Douglas D. Dirks' approval rating as Employers' CEO?

92 employees have rated Employers Chief Executive Officer Douglas D. Dirks on Glassdoor.com. Douglas D. Dirks has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts Douglas D. Dirks in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Employers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Employers investors own include Pfizer (PFE), SFL (SFL), AbbVie (ABBV), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Comcast (CMCSA) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG).

Who are Employers' major shareholders?

Employers' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.13%), Northern Trust Corp (2.32%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.98%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.02%) and LSV Asset Management (1.96%). Insiders that own company stock include Katherine H Antonello, Michael J Mcsally and Tracey Lynn Berg.
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How do I buy shares of Employers?

Shares of EIG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:EIG) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff