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NYSE:EIGEmployers Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.32 (+0.93 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $34.58
50-Day Range
MA: $31.21
52-Week Range
Now: $34.58
Volume172,160 shs
Average Volume223,586 shs
Market Capitalization$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio12.22
Dividend Yield2.92%
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. Employers Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Reno, Nevada.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.33 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$784.80 million
Cash Flow$4.05 per share
Book Value$36.64 per share


Net Income$157.10 million


Market Cap$1.01 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
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Employers (NYSE:EIG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Employers' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Employers' stock was trading at $36.99 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EIG shares have decreased by 6.5% and is now trading at $34.58.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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."
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When is Employers' next earnings date?

Employers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.85 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.58. The financial services provider earned $211.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $164.18 million. Employers had a net margin of 11.30% and a return on equity of 7.12%.
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How often does Employers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Employers?

Employers announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 19th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 4th.
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What price target have analysts set for EIG?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Employers' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Employers' stock price to reach $50.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has Employers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EIG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Employers earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 959,400 shares, a decrease of 5.0% from the July 15th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 253,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.8 days. Currently, 3.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Carnival (CCL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Employers' key executives?

Employers' management team includes the following 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

What is Employers' stock symbol?

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

Who are Employers' major shareholders?

Employers' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.78%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.48%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.47%), WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.36%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.29%) and Swiss National Bank (0.24%). Company insiders that own Employers stock include Douglas D Dirks, John M Mutschink, Lawrence S Rogers, Lenard T Ormsby, Michael J Mcsally, Michael Scott Paquette, Richard W Blakey, Stephen V Festa and Valerie R Glenn.
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Which institutional investors are selling Employers stock?

EIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, 6 Meridian, Principal Financial Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Strs Ohio, UBS Group AG, and Texas Permanent School Fund. Company insiders that have sold Employers company stock in the last year include Douglas D Dirks, and Lawrence S Rogers.
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Which institutional investors are buying Employers stock?

EIG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Aigen Investment Management LP, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, DC Investments Management LLC, Swiss National Bank, Mountain Road Advisors LLC, and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have bought Employers stock in the last two years include Douglas D Dirks, John M Mutschink, Michael J Mcsally, Michael Scott Paquette, and Richard W Blakey.
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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 $34.58.

How big of a company is Employers?

Employers has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion and generates $784.80 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $157.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.20 on an earnings per share basis. Employers employs 704 workers across the globe.

What is Employers' official website?

The official website for Employers is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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