Short Term Outlook For AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI)

AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. Shares are now up over the past year, outperforming the broad market by -100% and underperformed a peer group of similar companies by -3031%. Cadence Capital Management LLC's holdings in AmTrust Financial Services were worth $1,513,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in AFSI. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.20. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a consensus Sell recommendation. Looking at the other side of the coin, AFSI traded as low as $8.8 in the past 52 weeks, and since then the shares have risen 42.61% or $3.75. Rhumbline Advisers grew its position in AmTrust Financial Services by 10.1% in the second quarter. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI purchased a new stake in shares of AmTrust Financial Services during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $135,000.

Shares of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. 243,555 shares of the stock were exchanged. (NASDAQ:AFSI) has the Market Capitalization of 2.51 Billion. AmTrust Financial Services has a 1 year low of $8.80 and a 1 year high of $27.93. Thanks to the latest 25.02% increase, it now trades at $12.69. The business had revenue of $1.46 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. The company had revenue of $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.29 billion. AmTrust Financial Services had a net margin of 0.49% and a return on equity of 9.07%. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders.

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A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. 117 funds opened positions while 547 raised stakes. The firm has a market cap of $217,920.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.61, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.66.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $0.35, according to consensus of 5 analysts. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows "Buy" Signal. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.20% shares. On a different note, the stock is 21.14% above its 50-day moving average, providing a measure of support for short positions. At the time of writing, Amtrust Financial Services Inc (AFSS) has a 14-day ATR of 0.36. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Ronald E. Pipoly, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.73, for a total transaction of $106,920.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 5,977 shares in the company, valued at approximately $55,765.41. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. While talking about Performance of the Stock, AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. now has a Weekly performance of 20.86%, monthly performance percentage is 25.89 percent, Quarterly performance is -7.64 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -16.07% and Yearly Performance is -53.48 percent.

The company now has an insider ownership of 7.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 37.1 Percent. Hot Stocks Point (HSP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides specialty property and casualty insurance focusing on workers' compensation and commercial package coverage for small business, specialty risk and extended warranty coverage, and property and casualty coverage for middle market business.

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