White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.8889628937741 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

NYSE:WTM opened at $915.22 on Friday. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 1-year low of $786.23 and a 1-year high of $933.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.37 billion, a P/E ratio of -106.17 and a beta of 0.45. The company has a quick ratio of 4.54, a current ratio of 4.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 2nd. The insurance provider reported ($1.42) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.07) by ($0.35). White Mountains Insurance Group had a return on equity of 0.82% and a net margin of 167.81%. The business had revenue of $23.20 million during the quarter. analysts predict that White Mountains Insurance Group will post 4.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of White Mountains Insurance Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th.

In other White Mountains Insurance Group news, EVP Robert Lawrence Seelig sold 2,946 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $875.00, for a total transaction of $2,577,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 17,446 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $15,265,250. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Morgan W. Davis sold 1,100 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $890.49, for a total transaction of $979,539.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 18,239 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $16,241,647.11. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

White Mountains Insurance Group Company Profile

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services in the United States. The company operates through HG Global/BAM, MediaAlpha, and Other segments. The HG Global/BAM segment provides insurance on municipal bonds issued to finance public purposes, such as schools, utilities, core governmental functions, and existing transportation facilities.

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