Shares of Emergent Capital Inc. (NYSE:EMG) traded down 2.1% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $3.70 and last traded at $3.70, with a volume of 380,667 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.78.

EMG has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Emergent Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 8th. TheStreet cut Emergent Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday.

The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.76 and its 200-day moving average is $3.89.

Emergent Capital (NYSE:EMG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported ($0.36) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.42. Equities analysts forecast that Emergent Capital Inc. will post ($0.95) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Emergent Capital, Inc, formerly Imperial Holdings, Inc, is a specialty finance company that invests in asset classes, primarily life settlements. The Company, through its subsidiary companies, owns a portfolio of approximately 630 life insurance policies (life settlements). The Company purchases individual policies and portfolios of life insurance policies and manages those assets based on actuarial and market data.

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