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NYSE:EIG - Employers Stock Price, Forecast & News

$42.97
+0.17 (+0.40 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$42.76
Now: $42.97
$43.30
50-Day Range
$41.23
MA: $42.43
$43.75
52-Week Range
$39.31
Now: $42.97
$47.45
Volume193,800 shs
Average Volume141,309 shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 billion
P/E Ratio10.45
Dividend Yield2.06%
Beta0.7
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$4.64 per share
Book Value$31.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$141.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees704
Market Cap$1.37 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Wednesday, November 20th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 5th. View Employers' Dividend History.

How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.28. The financial services provider earned $198.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $203.58 million. Employers had a net margin of 18.73% and a return on equity of 12.09%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.98 EPS. 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 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% 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. " (10/21/2019)
  • 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 articles about EIG stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Employers.

Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 863,000 shares, a decline of 7.4% from the October 31st total of 932,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 112,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.6 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's stock are sold short. View Employers' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Employers' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Employers own?

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.97%), Man Group plc (0.60%), Millennium Management LLC (0.53%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.42%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.42%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.38%). 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 Man Group plc, Millennium Management LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Mackay Shields LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Barclays PLC and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold Employers company stock in the last year include Lawrence S Rogers, Lenard T Ormsby and Valerie R Glenn. View Insider Buying and Selling for Employers.

Which institutional investors are buying Employers stock?

EIG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Peavine Capital LLC and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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 $42.97.

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:  257 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  537
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 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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