News articles about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.8730162311514 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.
White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) opened at $841.27 on Friday. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 1-year low of $832.01 and a 1-year high of $948.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,150.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 464.79 and a beta of 0.53.
White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The insurance provider reported $5.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($3.41) by $8.77. The firm had revenue of $16.20 million during the quarter. White Mountains Insurance Group had a return on equity of 1.32% and a net margin of 69.96%. research analysts anticipate that White Mountains Insurance Group will post -7.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut White Mountains Insurance Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th.
In related news, Director Morgan W. Davis sold 350 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $846.21, for a total value of $296,173.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 20,790 shares in the company, valued at $17,592,705.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Angelo Michael Frinquelli sold 100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $875.00, for a total value of $87,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,641 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,435,875. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 5.10% of the company’s stock.
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White Mountains Insurance Group Company Profile
White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company’s principal businesses are conducted through its insurance subsidiaries and other affiliates. Its segments include HG Global/BAM and Other Operations. The HG Global/BAM segment consists of the operations of HG Global Ltd. (HG Global) and Build America Mutual Assurance Company (BAM).
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