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Employers Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.23 (+3.03 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume162,009 shs
Average Volume189,983 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio14.59
Dividend Yield2.46%
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About Employers

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$784.80 million
Cash Flow$5.00 per share
Book Value$36.64 per share


Net Income$157.10 million




Market Cap$1.19 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.06 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

163rd out of 1,947 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

18th out of 90 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Employers (NYSE:EIG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Employers a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Employers in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Employers stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Employers?

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Are investors shorting Employers?

Employers saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 607,900 shares, a decrease of 15.8% from the March 31st total of 721,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 204,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Employers' next earnings date?

Employers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 22nd 2021.
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How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.07. The financial services provider had revenue of $163.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $166.02 million. Employers had a net margin of 11.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.85%. The business's revenue was up 28.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.35 EPS.
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How has Employers' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

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 increased by 13.2% and is now trading at $41.88.
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How often does Employers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Employers?

Employers declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, May 19th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 4th.
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Is Employers a good dividend stock?

Employers pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.46%. Employers does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Employers is 31.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Employers will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.05% next year. This indicates that Employers will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for EIG?

1 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Employers' stock. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Employers' stock price to reach $49.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Employers' key executives?

Employers' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Katherine Holt Antonello FCAS, FSA, MAAA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $652.74k)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Paquette, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $970.67k)
  • Mr. Matthew H. Hendricksen, VP of Treasury & Investments (Age 41)
  • Mr. Jeffrey C. Shaw, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Lori Ann Brown, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • 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
  • Mr. Dennis Bernard Dix, Sr. VP of Operations Innovation
  • Mr. Lawrence Shyoichi Rogers, Sr. VP & Chief Underwriting Officer

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

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

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).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.61%), Northern Trust Corp (2.39%), Boston Partners (1.70%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.67%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.46%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.38%). Company insiders that own Employers stock include Douglas D Dirks, Figueiredo Joao M De, James R Kroner, Jeanne L Mockard, John M Mutschink, Lawrence S Rogers, Michael J Mcsally, Michael Scott Paquette, Richard W Blakey, Stephen V Festa and Tracey Lynn Berg.
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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 Northern Trust Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Employers company stock in the last year include Lawrence S Rogers, Stephen V Festa, and Tracey Lynn Berg.
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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 Boston Partners, Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have bought Employers stock in the last two years include Douglas D Dirks, Figueiredo Joao M De, James R Kroner, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Employers' stock price today?

One share of EIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.88.

How much money does Employers make?

Employers has a market capitalization of $1.19 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.

How many employees does Employers have?

Employers employs 691 workers across the globe.

What is Employers' official website?

The official website for Employers is

Where are Employers' headquarters?

Employers is headquartered at 10375 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE, RENO NV, 89521.

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 5/13/2021 by Staff
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