Employers Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.03 (+2.68 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume422,541 shs
Average Volume153,104 shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio7.95
Dividend Yield2.60%
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About Employers

Employers Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of workers compensation products and services. It operates through following segments: Employers and Cerity. The Employers segment is defines as traditional business offered under EMPLOYERS brand name through agents. The Cerity segment is defined as business offered under Cerity brand name, which includes direct-to-customer business. It offers insurance focuses on select small businesses in low to medium hazard industries. The company was founded in April 2005 and is headquartered in Reno, NV.


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Overall MarketRank

2.56 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

168th out of 1,330 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

15th out of 76 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Employers (NYSE:EIG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Employers a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Employers in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Employers stock.
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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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Employers wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies 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 Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were Employers' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.17. The financial services provider had revenue of $171.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $156.10 million. Employers had a net margin of 20.42% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.99%. The company's revenue was down 18.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.85 earnings per share.
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How has Employers' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Employers' stock was trading at $36.99 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EIG shares have increased by 6.6% and is now trading at $39.43.
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How often does Employers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Employers?

Employers announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 4th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 18th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 3rd.
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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 2.60%. The dividend payout ratio of Employers is 32.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Employers will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.56% 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 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Employers' shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Employers' share price to reach $49.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Employers' key executives?

Employers' management team includes the following people:
  • Katherine H. Antonello, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Michael Scott Paquette, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive VP
  • Bertrum Carroll, Chief Information Security Officer & VP
  • Jeffrey C. Shaw, Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Lori A. Brown, Chief Legal Officer, EVP & General Counsel

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

92 employees have rated Employers CEO Douglas D. Dirks on Glassdoor.com. 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. (14.74%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.85%), FMR LLC (4.24%), State Street Corp (3.65%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.40%). 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 Invesco Ltd., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Employers company stock in the last year include Stephen V Festa, and Tracey Lynn Berg.
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Which institutional investors are buying Employers stock?

EIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Amundi, Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Atom Investors LP, and Morgan Stanley. 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 $39.43.

How much money does Employers make?

Employers has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion and generates $711.40 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $119.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.10 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 www.employers.com.

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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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