White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) hit a new 52-week high on Monday . The company traded as high as $852.58 and last traded at $829.00, with a volume of 12,318 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $819.33.

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

The company has a 50-day moving average of $824.59 and a 200-day moving average of $795.67. The company has a market capitalization of $4.03 billion and a PE ratio of 8.18.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last posted its earnings results 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. Equities analysts anticipate that White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. will post $5.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Jess Brian Palmer sold 1,370 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $820.89, for a total value of $1,124,619.30. Following the sale, the insider now owns 2,031 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,667,227.59. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in White Mountains Insurance Group stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) by 0.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 30,306 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 238 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned approximately 0.53% of White Mountains Insurance Group worth $22,027,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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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