NYSE:IHC - Independence Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$37.46 -0.13 (-0.35 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 06:15 AM ET)
Previous Close$37.59
Today's Range$37.46 - $37.46
52-Week Range$32.80 - $41.04
Volume700 shs
Average Volume6,111 shs
Market Capitalization$554.78 million
P/E Ratio19.89
Dividend Yield0.80%
Beta0.23
Independence Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in life and health insurance business. The company's dental portfolio includes indemnity and PPO plans for employer groups of two or more lives, and for individuals within affinity groups; vision plans that offer a flat reimbursement amount for exams and materials; and short-term medical products for people with temporary needs for health coverage. It also provides supplemental products, including hospital indemnity, fixed indemnity limited benefit, critical illness, accident medical coverage, and life insurance products to individuals and families; and pet insurance and occupational accident insurance products. In addition, the company offers group long-term and short-term disability products to employers that provide benefit to their employees; New York short-term disability plan that offers temporary cash payments to replace wages lost; and group term life products, such as group term life, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), supplemental life and AD&D, and dependent life products. Independence Holding Company markets its products through general agents, independent brokers, and independent producers in 50 states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP45344030
Phone203-358-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$350.77 million
Cash Flow$2.1754 per share
Book Value$30.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$28.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees400
Market Cap$554.78 million
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

Independence (NYSE:IHC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Independence's stock symbol?

Independence trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IHC."

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

Independence announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, March 19th. Investors of record on Friday, June 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, July 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 20th. This is a positive change from Independence's previous semiannual dividend of $0.15. View Independence's Dividend History.

How will Independence's stock buyback program work?

Independence declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 2,790,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Independence's earnings last quarter?

Independence Holding (NYSE:IHC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 12th. The financial services provider reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter. The financial services provider had revenue of $87.65 million for the quarter. Independence had a return on equity of 6.44% and a net margin of 8.12%. View Independence's Earnings History.

When is Independence's next earnings date?

Independence is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Independence.

Has Independence been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about IHC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Independence earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage 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 effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Independence's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Independence own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Independence investors own include Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS), Capital City Bank Group (CCBG), AbbVie (ABBV), Ascential (ASCL), Intu Properties (INTU), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Exponent (EXPO), Galmed Pharmaceuticals (GLMD), Hasbro (HAS) and HMS (HMSY).

Who are Independence's key executives?

Independence's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Roy Tjay Kiang Thung, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 75)
  • Ms. Teresa Ellen Akshar Herbert, Sr. VP, CFO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David Thomas Kettig, Exec. VP, COO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Gary John Balzofiore, Corp. VP of Accounting & Fin. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Larry Raymond Graber, Sr. VP, Chief Life & Annuity Actuary and Director (Age 69)

Who are Independence's major shareholders?

Independence's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nkcfo LLC (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Independence.

Which institutional investors are buying Independence stock?

IHC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nkcfo LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Independence.

How do I buy shares of Independence?

Shares of IHC 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Independence's stock price today?

One share of IHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.46.

How big of a company is Independence?

Independence has a market capitalization of $554.78 million and generates $350.77 million in revenue each year. Independence employs 400 workers across the globe.

What is Independence's official website?

The official website for Independence is http://www.ihcgroup.com.

How can I contact Independence?

Independence's mailing address is 96 CUMMINGS POINT ROAD, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 203-358-8000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Independence (NYSE IHC)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  86 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  76 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  162
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Independence and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IHC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IHC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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