Employers Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:EIG)

About Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)

Employers Holdings logoEmployers Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. Through its insurance subsidiaries, the Company provides workers' compensation insurance coverage to select, small businesses in low to medium hazard industries. It provides workers' compensation insurance under a statutory system wherein employers are required to provide coverage for their employees' medical, disability, vocational rehabilitation, and/or death benefit costs for work-related injuries or illnesses. As of December 31, 2016 the Company provided workers' compensation insurance in 36 states and the District of Columbia, with a concentration in California. Its insurance subsidiaries include Employers Insurance Company of Nevada (EICN), Employers Compensation Insurance Company (ECIC), Employers Preferred Insurance Company (EPIC) and Employers Assurance Company (EAC). The Company's insurance products are jointly offered and marketed with and through its partners and alliances.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:EIG
  • CUSIP: 29221810
  • Web: www.employers.com
  • Market Cap: $1.48 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,414,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $41.93
  • 52 Week Range: $29.55 - $47.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.76
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $773.4 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.92
  • Book Value: $27.74 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.65
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
  • EBITDA: $148.8 million
  • Net Margins: 13.72%
  • Return on Equity: 10.25%
  • Return on Assets: 2.32%
  • Current Ratio: 0.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.36%
  • Average Volume: 81,451 shs.
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Short Ratio: 1.7

Frequently Asked Questions for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)

What is Employers Holdings' stock symbol?

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

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

Employers Holdings announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 7th. View Employers Holdings' Dividend History.

How were Employers Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Employers Holdings Inc (NYSE:EIG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.05. The business earned $191.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $194.78 million. Employers Holdings had a return on equity of 10.25% and a net margin of 13.72%. View Employers Holdings' Earnings History.

When will Employers Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

Employers Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Employers Holdings.

Where is Employers Holdings' stock going? Where will Employers Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Employers Holdings' shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Employers Holdings' stock price to reach $36.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Employers Holdings.

Who are some of Employers Holdings' key competitors?

Who are Employers Holdings' key executives?

Employers Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael D. Rumbolz, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Douglas D. Dirks, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Michael Scott Paquette, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • Stephen V. Festa, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • John P. Nelson, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Tracey Lynn Berg, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Lenard T. Ormsby, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Ann W. Nelson, Executive Vice President - Corporate and Public Affairs
  • Michael J. McColgan, Director
  • Richard W. Blakey, Independent Director

Who owns Employers Holdings stock?

Employers Holdings' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.27%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.23%). Company insiders that own Employers Holdings stock include Ann W Nelson, Douglas D Dirks, Gretchen Hofeling, John P Nelson, Lenard T Ormsby, Richard P Hallman, Richard W Blakey and Stephen V Festa. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Employers Holdings.

Who sold Employers Holdings stock? Who is selling Employers Holdings stock?

Employers Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nationwide Fund Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Employers Holdings stock in the last year include Douglas D Dirks, John P Nelson and Stephen V Festa. View Insider Buying and Selling for Employers Holdings.

Who bought Employers Holdings stock? Who is buying Employers Holdings stock?

Employers Holdings' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Employers Holdings.

How do I buy Employers Holdings stock?

Shares of Employers Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Employers Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Employers Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.70.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Employers Holdings (NYSE EIG)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  110 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  197
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Employers Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $36.00 (21.23% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Price Target History for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Analysts' Ratings History for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/11/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageUnderperform -> Underperform$36.00LowView Rating Details
12/2/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Earnings by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE EIG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.57N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.55$0.60$194.78 million$191.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.51$0.57$190.17 million$196.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q416$0.55$0.95$193.85 million$193.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.52$0.57$195.13 million$192.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.57$0.57$197.92 million$201.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.52$0.52$187.71 million$192.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.50$1.05$182.56 million$184.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.43$0.63$186.36 million$199.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.37$0.51$184.95 million$188.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1$0.37$0.34$190.10 million$191.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q4$0.29$0.44$189.24 million$192.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q3$0.23$0.32$191.73 million$192.06 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2$0.20$0.46$196.07 million$200.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q1$0.07$0.20$191.00 million$188.48 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2014Q4$0.27($0.03)$183.23 million$192.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.14$0.31$172.20 million$181.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.19
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.35
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q2 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q3 20171$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q4 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q1 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q3 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q4 20181$0.58$0.58$0.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Most Recent Dividend:8/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.31%
Dividend Growth:14.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:18.63% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.43% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
28.57% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)

Dividend History by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE EIG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.33%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/12/2017Douglas D DirksCEOSell83,890$41.93$3,517,507.70View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Stephen V FestaCOOSell18,329$39.26$719,596.54View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017John P NelsonEVPSell14,000$39.63$554,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Stephen V FestaCOOSell6,500$35.00$227,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Ann W NelsonEVPSell20,458$30.00$613,740.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Ann W NelsonEVPSell1,142$30.00$34,260.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Richard P HallmanEVPSell16,588$27.71$459,653.48View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Richard W BlakeyDirectorBuy260$28.00$7,280.00View SEC Filing  
7/27/2016Stephen V FestaCOOSell9,647$32.00$308,704.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Stephen V FestaCOOSell5,700$31.00$176,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Lenard T OrmsbyEVPSell16,482$30.17$497,261.94View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Lenard T OrmsbyEVPSell7,218$30.23$218,200.14View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Stephen V FestaCOOSell6,000$29.90$179,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Ann W NelsonEVPSell10,002$30.00$300,060.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell37,632$28.89$1,087,188.48View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell20,294$28.53$578,987.82View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell8,971$28.54$256,032.34View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell5,386$28.51$153,554.86View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell16,217$28.51$462,346.67View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016John P NelsonEVPSell23,700$28.50$675,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Gretchen HofelingVPSell3,780$28.00$105,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Richard P HallmanEVPSell5,000$28.33$141,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell31,593$27.64$873,230.52View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell18,070$27.82$502,707.40View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Douglas D DirksCEOSell67,907$27.99$1,900,716.93View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Ann W. NelsonEVPSell2,748$27.00$74,196.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Gretchen HofelingVPSell3,000$26.59$79,770.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Stephen V. FestaCOOSell11,144$26.71$297,656.24View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Lenard T. OrmsbyEVPSell25,500$27.13$691,815.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015John P. NelsonEVPSell25,500$27.27$695,385.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Michael J McsallyDirectorBuy2,000$21.65$43,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Valerie R GlennDirectorBuy1,115$22.28$24,842.20View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Michael D RumbolzDirectorBuy1,000$22.50$22,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Michael D RumbolzDirectorBuy1,000$22.75$22,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Michael D RumbolzDirectorBuy1,000$23.90$23,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Lenard T OrmsbyEVPSell10,000$24.30$243,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Michael J McsallyDirectorBuy2,000$24.41$48,820.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Richard W BlakeyDirectorBuy1,000$23.50$23,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Richard P HallmanEVPSell5,000$20.81$104,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Douglas D DirksCEOSell75,000$21.71$1,628,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Michael McsallyDirectorBuy2,500$20.17$50,425.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Valerie GlennDirectorBuy1,300$19.80$25,740.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013T Hale JohnstonSVPSell4,441$32.00$142,112.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013David QuezadaSVPSell9,382$32.00$300,224.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Ann W NelsonEVPSell20,000$28.30$566,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Lenard OrmsbyEVPSell30,000$28.53$855,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Douglas DirksCEOBuy1,000$29.03$29,030.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013John NelsonEVPSell15,000$28.38$425,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Valerie GlennDirectorSell7,500$28.40$213,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013William YockeCFOSell30,000$28.67$860,100.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Employers Holdings (EIG) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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