NYSE:IHC - Independence Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $37.88 +0.27 (+0.72 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$37.61Today's Range$37.46 - $38.0052-Week Range$26.55 - $40.66Volume9,411 shsAverage Volume11,381 shsMarket Capitalization$580.93 millionP/E Ratio11.71Dividend Yield0.80%Beta0.14 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 independent and affiliated brokers, producers, and agents 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. Independence Holding Company is a subsidiary of Geneve Holdings, Inc. Receive IHC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for IHC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:IHC Previous Symbol CUSIP45344030 Webwww.ihcgroup.com Phone203-358-8000 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.73 Quick Ratio0.73 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.71 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$320.49 million Price / Sales1.75 Cash Flow$3.4880 per share Price / Cash10.86 Book Value$30.08 per share Price / Book1.26 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$42.04 million Net Margins11.91% Return on Equity11.56% Return on Assets4.88% Miscellaneous Employees350 Outstanding Shares14,810,000Market Cap$580.93 million 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 declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Wednesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, June 18th. This represents a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 25th. This is an increase from Independence's previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.10. View Independence's Dividend History. How will Independence's stock buyback program work? Independence declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Independence's earnings last quarter? Independence Holding (NYSE:IHC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter. The financial services provider earned $125.10 million during the quarter. Independence had a net margin of 11.91% and a return on equity of 11.56%. View Independence's Earnings History. When is Independence's next earnings date? Independence is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Independence. Has Independence been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about IHC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Independence earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Independence's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Independence include Genworth Financial (GNW), FBL Financial Group (FFG), FGL (FG), National Western Life Group (NWLI), Citizens (CIA), Kansas City Life Insurance (KCLI), UTG (UTGN), Atlantic American (AAME), National Security Group (NSEC), GWG (GWGH), Emergent Capital (EMGC), AMP (AMP), Investors Heritage Capital (IHRC), Legal & General Group (LGEN) and OLD Mut PLC/ADR (ODMTY). Who are Independence's key executives? Independence's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Roy Tjay Kiang Thung, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 74)Ms. Teresa Ellen Akshar Herbert, Sr. VP, CFO & Director (Age 56)Mr. David Thomas Kettig, Exec. VP, COO & Director (Age 59)Mr. Gary John Balzofiore, Corp. VP of Accounting & Fin. (Age 60)Mr. Larry Raymond Graber, Sr. VP, Chief Life & Annuity Actuary and Director (Age 68) Who are Independence's major shareholders? Independence's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Arnhold LLC (3.44%), BlackRock Inc. (1.71%), TCW Group Inc. (1.61%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.16%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.13%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Independence. Which institutional investors are selling Independence stock? IHC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Arnhold LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Independence. Which institutional investors are buying Independence stock? IHC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, TCW Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $37.80. How big of a company is Independence? Independence has a market capitalization of $580.93 million and generates $320.49 million in revenue each year. Independence employs 350 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 75 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 64 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 139MarketBeat'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. 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