Media headlines about AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AmTrust Financial Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.6730894943172 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- AmTrust Financial Services Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (AFSI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- High Money Making Stock: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) along 5.32% Dividend Yield – Nasdaq Chronicle (nasdaqchronicle.com)
- Karfunkel-Zyskind Family to Buy AmTrust for $2.7B in Cash – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) opened at $12.70 on Monday. AmTrust Financial Services has a 52 week low of $8.80 and a 52 week high of $22.63. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,490.00, a P/E ratio of -39.69 and a beta of 1.34.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on AFSI shares. ValuEngine raised AmTrust Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AmTrust Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. JMP Securities downgraded AmTrust Financial Services from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded AmTrust Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.29.
About AmTrust Financial Services
Amtrust Financial Services, Inc (AmTrust) is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides specialty property and casualty insurance focusing on workers’ compensation and commercial package coverage for small business, specialty risk and extended warranty coverage, and property and casualty coverage for middle market business.
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