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NYSE:EIGEmployers Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.31 (+0.98 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $32.03
50-Day Range
MA: $29.85
52-Week Range
Now: $32.03
Volume278,700 shs
Average Volume220,801 shs
Market Capitalization$967.69 million
P/E Ratio15.18
Dividend Yield3.12%
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: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.93 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$4.03 per share
Book Value$36.64 per share


Net Income$157.10 million


Market Cap$967.69 million
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (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 13.4% and is now trading at $32.03. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Employers.

When is Employers' next earnings date?

Employers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Employers.

How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.18. The financial services provider had revenue of $188.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $184.79 million. Employers had a net margin of 8.99% and a return on equity of 7.47%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.94 earnings per share. View Employers' earnings history.

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

Employers declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, May 20th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 5th. View Employers' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EIG?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Employers' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Employers' share price to reach $50.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 56.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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. " (4/6/2020)
  • 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 coverage about EIG stock has trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Employers earned a media sentiment score of -4.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutEmployers.

Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 801,600 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the April 15th total of 756,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 218,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Carnival (CCL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Appian (APPN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Walt Disney (DIS).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.26%), State Street Corp (3.60%), Invesco Ltd. (1.74%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.51%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.46%) and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.27%). Company insiders that own Employers stock include Douglas D Dirks, John M Mutschink, John P Nelson, Lawrence S Rogers, Lenard T Ormsby, Michael J Mcsally, Michael Scott Paquette, Richard W Blakey, Stephen V Festa and Valerie R Glenn. View institutional ownership trends for Employers.

Which major investors are selling Employers stock?

EIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, AQR Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Employers company stock in the last year include Douglas D Dirks, and Lawrence S Rogers. View insider buying and selling activity for Employers.

Which major investors are buying Employers stock?

EIG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, State Street Corp, RDL Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, and 6 Meridian. 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $32.03.

How big of a company is Employers?

Employers has a market capitalization of $967.69 million 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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