AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.06

During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.77 earnings per share.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on AFSI. FBR & Co cut AmTrust Financial Services from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $14.00 price target on the a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded AmTrust Financial Services from a "c" rating to a "d" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, ValuEngine cut AmTrust Financial Services from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. This means AFSI has already proven its capacity to grow at a robust rate, which should give investors higher conviction of analysts' consensus prediction for the company's future growth going forward. Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) hasconsensus analyst target price is $15.

Amtrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q2. "(AFSI) Issued By SunTrust Banks" was first reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was originally published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. Invesco Advisers, Inc is the second biggest holder with 8 million shares now valued at 116.74 million whilst Principal Global Investors, LLC has 7 million shares valued at 99.31 million.

Shares of AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI) traded up 0.23% on Monday, hitting $26.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a current ratio of 0.52. AmTrust Financial Services has a one year low of $11.36 and a one year high of $28.48.

Investigating the productivity proportions of Black Hills Corporation, (NYSE: BKH) stock, speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at 6.7%, 1.7% and 2.9%, individually. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) on Tuesday, August 8 with "Hold" rating. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of -95.60% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 16.80%. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0% invested in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 55,037 shares. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. (AFSI) most recent 13F filing, the company has 31 new institutional holders - accounting for 1.03 million shares of its common stock. It dived, as 68 investors sold AmTrust Financial Services Inc shares while 49 reduced holdings. Reliance Trust Co. of DE now owns 13,306 shares of the company's stock valued at $326,000 after buying an additional 151 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of AmTrust Financial Services by 199.9% in the second quarter. In terms of recent volatility, the average for the month is 3.02% and 3.39% for the past week. Rhumbline Advisers increased its holdings in AmTrust Financial Services by 10.1% during the 2nd quarter. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is 5.44. The biggest holder now is Barry D. Zyskind who owns 13,795,957 shares (7.05% of those outstanding), whilst George Karfunkel holds 9,671,286 (4.94% of shares outstanding) and Michael Karfunkel holds 2,522,536 (1.29% of shares outstanding). Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of OH boosted its holdings in shares of AmTrust Financial Services by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 4,012,368 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $60,748,000 after purchasing an additional 676,537 shares in the last quarter.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 17th. Bridges Invest Counsel Inc accumulated 0.23% or 4,498 shares. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 29th. Revenue during the quarter was $573.69 million, representing 5% growth from $544.96 million in year-ago quarter. AmTrust Financial Services's payout ratio is presently 65.38%.

Amtrust Financial Services, Inc (AmTrust) is an insurance holding company.

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