Maiden Holdings Ltd. (MHLD) Trading Down 2.2%
Shares of Maiden Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) were down 2.2% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $11.89 and last traded at $11.95, with a volume of 207,531 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.22.
Several analysts have issued reports on MHLD shares. JMP Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Maiden Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Maiden Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 28th.
The company’s 50 day moving average is $12.74 and its 200 day moving average is $12.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $895.67 million and a PE ratio of 9.715.
Maiden Holdings (NASDAQ:MHLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37. The firm had revenue of $659.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $609.60 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Maiden Holdings Ltd. will post $1.63 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 1st will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 29th.
Other hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eagle Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Maiden Holdings by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,010,441 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,065,000 after buying an additional 14,675 shares during the last quarter. WBI Investments Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Maiden Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $1,736,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Maiden Holdings by 14.7% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 344,140 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,131,000 after buying an additional 44,192 shares during the last quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. raised its stake in shares of Maiden Holdings by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 842,081 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,555,000 after buying an additional 28,744 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Maiden Holdings by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,440,336 shares of the company’s stock worth $81,116,000 after buying an additional 253,991 shares during the last quarter.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Maiden) is a holding company. The Company is focused on serving the needs of regional and specialty insurers in the United States, Europe and select other global markets by providing reinsurance solutions designed to support their capital needs. Maiden operates through two segments: Diversified Reinsurance and AmTrust Reinsurance.
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