AmTrust Financial Services Inc (AFSI) EPS Estimated At $0.36

October 14, 2017 - By Richard Conner

 AmTrust Financial Services Inc (AFSI) EPS Estimated At $0.36
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.43, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 68 investors sold AmTrust Financial Services Inc shares while 49 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 71.30 million shares or 6.66% less from 76.38 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Corsair Management Ltd Partnership has 0.05% invested in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI). Peak6 Invests L P holds 0% or 11,054 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board invested in 0% or 1,000 shares. Northpointe Capital Limited Liability Com reported 0.87% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI). Dupont Capital Mngmt reported 0.02% stake. Ameritas Inv, Nebraska-based fund reported 7,487 shares. Swiss Bancshares holds 0% or 140,480 shares. Invesco Ltd stated it has 9.87 million shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 0% or 45,851 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has 0.03% invested in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 341,282 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company reported 21,950 shares. Elk Creek Ptnrs Limited Liability owns 194,683 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0.01% in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI). Geode Capital Management Limited Liability owns 905,154 shares. Aqr Cap Ltd Llc holds 67,989 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $135,010 activity.

Investors wait AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) to report on November, 2. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.36 EPS, down $0.37 or 50.68 % from last year’s $0.73 same quarter earnings. This translates into $70.57 million profit for AFSI giving the stock a 9.42 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.36 EPS is accurate. AmTrust Financial Services Inc’s Wall Street analysts see -10.00 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.40 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $13.57. About 716,025 shares traded. AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) has declined 53.49% since October 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.19% the S&P500.

AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Amtrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Amtrust Financial Services had 16 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 14 by Citigroup. JMP Securities reinitiated AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) rating on Friday, July 7. JMP Securities has “Hold” rating and $1800 target. Compass Point maintained the shares of AFSI in report on Thursday, February 11 with “Buy” rating. Compass Point maintained the shares of AFSI in report on Friday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by William Blair. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was downgraded by Compass Point. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) earned “Buy” rating by Compass Point on Friday, November 13. As per Friday, June 9, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1600 target in Monday, June 5 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 6 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Amtrust Financial Services, Inc. is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $2.66 billion. 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. It has a 13.02 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Small Commercial Business, Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty, and Specialty Program.

More notable recent AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” on September 28, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Announces Sale of Personal Lines Policy …” published on September 14, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Johnson Fistel Announces Investigations of CenturyLink, Inc., AmTrust …” on September 23, 2017. More interesting news about AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: WP Carey, Fulton Financial and AmTrust Financial Services” published on September 27, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Natural Catastrophe Loss Estimate” with publication date: October 03, 2017.

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