Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI)

The company has experienced volume of 2,191,364 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 1.20M share. The stock decreased 7.83% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $12.72. It has underperformed by 70.19% the S&P500. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 0% or 23,809 shares. Millennium Limited Co reported 183,634 shares. Gilead Sciences Inc now has $104.60 billion valuation. (NYSE:CF) overall volume in the last trading session was 3,252,308 shares. These shares are worth $69,600 and were traded at $13.92 each. It is down 53.49% since October 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q2 2017. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1 average brokerage recommendation. It fall, as 68 investors sold AmTrust Financial Services Inc shares while 49 reduced holdings.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by ZYSKIND BARRY D on 09/20/2017, and was a disposition of 100,000 shares with a final price of $0. Arcadia Investment Management Corp/mi cut its ownership by shedding 3,950 shares a decrease of 13.3% in the quarter. Invesco Ltd. owns $136.15 million in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., which represents roughly 5.45% of the company's market cap and approximately 12.68% of the institutional ownership. The company now has a Return on Equity of -10.80% and Return on Investment of 0.40%. Aperio Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 83,062 shares. Analysts expect AmTrust Financial Services to post earnings of $0.33 per share for the quarter.

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.

Several analysts recently issued reports on AFSI shares. Brandywine Glob Inv Mgmt Llc holds 0.05% or 114,551 shares in its portfolio. 10,848 were accumulated by Amalgamated Bankshares. The hedge fund held 2.26M shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $34.26M, up from 1.53M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wells Fargo Company Mn has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI). The stock of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Florida-based Raymond James Svcs Advsr has invested 0% in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI). AFSI's profit would be $70.36M giving it 8.56 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $135,010 activity. Shares for $65,400 were sold by Ungar Stephen on Monday, May 15.

Analysis of Earning Estimate for (next quarter, current year & next year) for AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Therefore 57% are positive. Amtrust Financial Services had 16 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. William Blair maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 3 report. The rating was maintained by Compass Point with "Buy" on Thursday, February 11.

More notable recent AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) news were published by: which released: "Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of AmTrust Financial Services ..." on October 24, 2017, also with their article: "AmTrust Financial Services, Inc". The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Tuesday, August 8. The company was maintained on Friday, June 9 by FBR Capital. As per Thursday, January 14, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. Winslow Evans Crocker owns 0% invested in Bunge Ltd (NYSE:BG) for 2,895 shares. Alton Gregg H sold $325,114 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. Therefore 33% are positive. Gilead Sciences had 101 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Monday, October 31 to "Buy". As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Oppenheimer has "Outperform" rating and $124 target. The company was maintained on Monday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets. Compass Point maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, February 5 report. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, March 18. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, October 4 by Jefferies. The stock of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, September 22. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

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