White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) – Investment analysts at Langen Mcalenn increased their Q3 2016 earnings estimates for shares of White Mountains Insurance Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Langen Mcalenn analyst R. Glasspiegel now expects that the firm will post earnings of $1.99 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.86.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of White Mountains Insurance Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) opened at 827.99 on Monday. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 52-week low of $689.31 and a 52-week high of $852.58. The stock has a market cap of $4.03 billion, a PE ratio of 8.17 and a beta of 0.40. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $822.91 and a 200-day moving average of $815.00.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported ($8.93) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.48 by $10.41. White Mountains Insurance Group had a net margin of 31.31% and a negative return on equity of 0.62%.

In other news, insider Jess Brian Palmer sold 1,370 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $820.89, for a total value of $1,124,619.30. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,031 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,667,227.59. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 6.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. bought a new position in White Mountains Insurance Group during the first quarter valued at $2,638,000. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in White Mountains Insurance Group by 579.4% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 659 shares of the company’s stock valued at $528,000 after buying an additional 562 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in White Mountains Insurance Group by 146.1% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 8,981 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,208,000 after buying an additional 5,332 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG boosted its position in White Mountains Insurance Group by 42.9% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 2,985 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,396,000 after buying an additional 896 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in White Mountains Insurance Group by 27.2% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 5,029 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,036,000 after buying an additional 1,076 shares during the last quarter. 84.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About White Mountains Insurance Group

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. is an insurance holding company. The Company’s segments include OneBeacon, HG Global/BAM and Other Operations. Its principal businesses are conducted through its insurance, reinsurance and insurance services subsidiaries and affiliates. Its OneBeacon segment consists of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd., which owns a family of property and casualty insurance companies (collectively, OneBeacon).

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