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Employers Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.32 (-0.99 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.91
50-Day Range
MA: $32.58
52-Week Range
Now: $31.91
Volume166,597 shs
Average Volume201,118 shs
Market Capitalization$926.06 million
P/E Ratio11.12
Dividend Yield3.10%
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; 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.67 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$3.61 per share
Book Value$40.23 per share


Net Income$157.10 million


Market Cap$926.06 million
Next Earnings Date2/17/2021 (Estimated)
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Employers (NYSE:EIG) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Employers' stock was trading at $36.99 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EIG shares have decreased by 13.7% and is now trading at $31.91.
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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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Employers?

Wall Street analysts have given Employers a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Employers wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Employers' next earnings date?

Employers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 17th 2021.
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How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.07. The financial services provider had revenue of $181.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $168.30 million. Employers had a net margin of 11.32% and a return on equity of 5.85%. The company's revenue was down 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.88 earnings per share.
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How often does Employers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Employers?

Employers announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, November 18th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 3rd.
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What price target have analysts set for EIG?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Employers' shares. 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 56.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 607,800 shares, a drop of 27.6% from the October 15th total of 839,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 151,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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 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' key executives?

Employers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas Dean Dirks, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $2.27M)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Paquette, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $833.05k)
  • Mr. Stephen Vincent Festa, Exec. VP & COO (Age 60, Pay $1.07M)
  • Ms. Lori Ann Brown, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $758.5k)
  • Ms. Tracey Lynn Berg, Exec. VP & Chief Innovation Officer (Age 50, Pay $910.45k)
  • Mr. Matthew H. Hendricksen, VP of Treasury & Investments (Age 40)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Shaw, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Ty Vukelich, VP of Corp. Marketing
  • Mr. Raymond Frederick Wise Jr., Sr. VP & Chief Sales Officer
  • John M. Mutschink, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.60%), State Street Corp (3.28%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.81%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (1.52%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.94%) and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.82%). Company insiders that own Employers stock include Douglas D Dirks, Jeanne L Mockard, John M Mutschink, Lawrence S Rogers, Lenard T Ormsby, Michael J Mcsally, Michael Scott Paquette, Richard W Blakey and Valerie R Glenn.
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Which major investors are selling Employers stock?

EIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., State Street Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., First Trust Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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 major investors are buying Employers stock?

EIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Wasatch Advisors Inc., Anderson Fisher LLC, Dean Investment Associates LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and TD Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Employers stock in the last two years include Douglas D Dirks, Jeanne L Mockard, 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 $31.91.

How big of a company is Employers?

Employers has a market capitalization of $926.06 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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