Insider Selling: Trupanion Inc (TRUP) CFO Sells 500 Shares of Stock

Trupanion Inc (NASDAQ:TRUP) CFO Tricia Plouf sold 500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.51, for a total value of $15,255.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 4,191 shares in the company, valued at approximately $127,867.41. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Tricia Plouf also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, February 21st, Tricia Plouf sold 1,300 shares of Trupanion stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total value of $39,000.00.
  • On Thursday, February 14th, Tricia Plouf sold 2,600 shares of Trupanion stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total value of $78,000.00.

Trupanion stock traded down $2.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.72. The stock had a trading volume of 235,647 shares, compared to its average volume of 288,338. The stock has a market cap of $1.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -990.67 and a beta of 1.18. Trupanion Inc has a 12 month low of $22.38 and a 12 month high of $46.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 1.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10.

Trupanion (NASDAQ:TRUP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 13th. The financial services provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.01 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $82.64 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.16 million. Trupanion had a negative net margin of 0.30% and a negative return on equity of 0.88%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.2% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Trupanion Inc will post 0.11 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Trupanion by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 19,840 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $505,000 after acquiring an additional 1,105 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D lifted its stake in Trupanion by 26.3% in the fourth quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 480,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $12,221,000 after buying an additional 100,000 shares during the period. Phoenician Capital LLC acquired a new position in Trupanion in the fourth quarter valued at about $3,355,000. Atlantic Trust LLC lifted its stake in Trupanion by 53.5% in the third quarter. Atlantic Trust LLC now owns 9,995 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $357,000 after buying an additional 3,485 shares during the period. Finally, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its stake in Trupanion by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 12,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $308,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.01% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently commented on TRUP shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Trupanion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 10th. ValuEngine cut Trupanion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 6th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Trupanion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $44.38.

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Trupanion Company Profile

Trupanion, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides medical insurance for cats and dogs on monthly subscription basis in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company operates through Subscription Business and Other Business segments. It serves pet owners and veterinarians through third-party referrals and online member acquisition channels.

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