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Amtrust Financial Services Inc Sentiment Worsening on Low Stock Potential

Analysts expect AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) to report $0.36 EPS on November, 2.They anticipate $0.37 EPS change or 50.68% from last quarter's $0.73 EPS. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.01 on October 13, reaching $13.57.

More notable recent AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Ex-Dividend Reminder: WP Carey, Fulton Financial and AmTrust Financial Services" on September 27, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "AmTrust Financial (AFSI) Projects Q3 Cat Loss Estimates" published on October 06, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: "AmTrust Financial Named as a NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work Winner for 2017" on October 10, 2017. BidaskClub upgraded shares of AmTrust Financial Services from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 29th. Therefore 96% are positive. After posting $0.40 EPS for the previous quarter, AmTrust Financial Services Inc's analysts now forecast -10.00 % negative EPS growth. The firm has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, October 2. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, September 3 by William Blair. Compass Point maintained AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) on Friday, February 5 with "Buy" rating. As per Friday, March 24, the company rating was initiated by Tudor Pickering. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 23 to "Underweight". (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Tuesday, January 19 to "Buy" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Jefferies. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of AFSI in report on Monday, June 5 with "Hold" rating.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $135,010 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $65,400 was made by Ungar Stephen on Monday, May 15. AFSI's profit would be $70.57M giving it 9.42 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct.

Among 7 analysts covering Amtrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. $33.08's average target is 143.59% above currents $13.58 stock price. Conifer Holdings had 7 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Compass Point has "Buy" rating and $35 target. Pnc Finance Svcs Group Inc has invested 0.04% in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI). On Wednesday, February 24 the stock rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets to "Market Perform". The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, August 8. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) has declined 53.49% since October 14, 2016 and is downtrending.

The stock of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) is a huge mover today! AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has a one year low of $11.36 and a one year high of $28.48.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.43, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. (AmTrust), launched on November 7, 1990, is an insurance holding company. 30 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. It also upped Nuveen Pfd Income Opprtny Fd (JPC) stake by 40,000 shares and now owns 140,000 shares. Alpha Cubed Ltd Co has invested 0.03% in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI).

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. decreased its position in shares of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Schwab Charles Management Inc holds 0.01% or 805,811 shares in its portfolio. The insurance provider reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.04.

In the market the company is trading up since yesterday's close of 25.6. Orinda Asset Management Llc sold 38,752 shares as Select Income Reit (SIR)'s stock declined 6.57%. Commerce Comml Bank holds 49,500 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 0.03% or 4.01 million shares in its portfolio. Qs Limited Com stated it has 25,729 shares or 0% of all its holdings. It was reported on Oct, 14 by Finviz.com. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 14 by Citigroup. Huntington Bankshares holds 0% or 2,153 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.43, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 30 investors sold Oceaneering International shares while 80 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. Barnett & reported 1,750 shares. Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.67 million shares. Barclays Pcl holds 0% or 170,701 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems invested in 0% or 55,037 shares. (NASDAQ:AFSI) by 20.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AFSI) shares are trading 1.08% away from the 50 day simple moving average and -23.23% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Metropolitan Life Ny stated it has 58,753 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Dean Mgmt reported 141,063 shares. Thomas White International Ltd owns 228,462 shares or 0.36% of their USA portfolio. 368 are owned by Advisors Asset Management. Schnieders Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.15% in Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR). About 138,691 shares traded. Select Income REIT (NYSE:SIR) has risen 1.22% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending.



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