Headlines about American National Ins (NASDAQ:ANAT) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media 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. American National Ins earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.7689173507676 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Several brokerages have recently commented on ANAT. BidaskClub lowered American National Ins from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. ValuEngine upgraded American National Ins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th.
NASDAQ:ANAT opened at $121.62 on Friday. American National Ins has a 12-month low of $110.43 and a 12-month high of $134.03. The company has a market cap of $3,260.89, a P/E ratio of 18.80 and a beta of 1.19.
American National Ins (NASDAQ:ANAT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. The insurance provider reported $3.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. American National Ins had a return on equity of 3.53% and a net margin of 14.47%. The business had revenue of $924.36 million during the quarter.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 16th. Investors of record on Monday, March 5th were given a dividend of $0.82 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 2nd. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.70%.
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American National Ins Company Profile
American National Insurance Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance products and services in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company's Life segment offers whole life, term life, universal life, variable universal life, and credit life insurance products.
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