Media stories about Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Baldwin & Lyons earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.3346285189178 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on BWINB shares. TheStreet downgraded Baldwin & Lyons from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub raised Baldwin & Lyons from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd.
Shares of Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) traded up $0.15 during trading on Monday, hitting $23.85. The stock had a trading volume of 9,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 35,288. Baldwin & Lyons has a one year low of $21.20 and a one year high of $26.83.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.53%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 20th. Baldwin & Lyons’s dividend payout ratio is currently 245.46%.
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About Baldwin & Lyons
Baldwin & Lyons, Inc is a specialty property-casualty insurer providing liability coverage for large and medium-sized trucking and public transportation fleets, as well as coverage for trucking industry independent contractors. Through its divisions and subsidiaries, the Company engages in marketing and underwriting property and casualty insurance, including a limited assumption of risks as a reinsurer of other companies.
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