Media stories about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.3041717061005 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of analysts have recently commented on WTM shares. Zacks Investment Research raised White Mountains Insurance Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. ValuEngine raised White Mountains Insurance Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th.

Shares of White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) opened at 859.36 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $3.68 billion, a PE ratio of 37.05 and a beta of 0.52. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $860.90 and a 200-day moving average price of $879.72. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 12 month low of $805.10 and a 12 month high of $948.94.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The insurance provider reported $2.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by $1.66. White Mountains Insurance Group had a net margin of 9.80% and a return on equity of 1.01%. The firm had revenue of $18.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $299.20 million. Analysts forecast that White Mountains Insurance Group will post $7.00 EPS for the current year.

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White Mountains Insurance Group Company Profile

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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