Stewart Information Services (STC) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Stewart Information Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.1594968274202 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

STC has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “sell” rating and set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Stewart Information Services in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Stewart Information Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, November 18th.

Shares of Stewart Information Services (NYSE STC) opened at $44.63 on Monday. Stewart Information Services has a 1-year low of $34.48 and a 1-year high of $48.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 3.00 and a quick ratio of 3.00. The company has a market cap of $1,060.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.95 and a beta of 0.93.

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The insurance provider reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.71 by ($0.25). Stewart Information Services had a net margin of 2.57% and a return on equity of 7.37%. The business had revenue of $498.05 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $470.30 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.12 earnings per share. Stewart Information Services’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Stewart Information Services will post 2.17 EPS for the current year.

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About Stewart Information Services

Stewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company. The Company is engaged in offering products and services through its direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. The Company operates through two segments: title insurance and ancillary services and corporate.

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