Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Share Price
Press coverage about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.6804527461553 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $1.66 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WTM) : August 4, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- White Mountains Reports Second Quarter Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) Experiences Light Trading Volume (highlightpress.com)
- White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE WTM) traded down 0.65% on Friday, reaching $850.10. The company had a trading volume of 13,863 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.84 billion, a PE ratio of 9.35 and a beta of 0.52. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 52-week low of $805.10 and a 52-week high of $948.94. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $865.52 and a 200 day moving average price of $880.87.
White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last released its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The insurance provider reported $2.78 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by $1.66. The firm had revenue of $18.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $299.20 million. White Mountains Insurance Group had a net margin of 31.50% and a negative return on equity of 0.27%. Analysts expect that White Mountains Insurance Group will post $7.00 EPS for the current year.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on WTM. Zacks Investment Research raised White Mountains Insurance Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. ValuEngine upgraded White Mountains Insurance Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th.
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About White Mountains Insurance Group
White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company’s principal businesses are conducted through its insurance subsidiaries and other affiliates. Its segments include OneBeacon, HG Global/BAM and Other Operations. The OneBeacon segment consists of the operations of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd.
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