Shares of White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd (NYSE:WTM) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Zacks has also given White Mountains Insurance Group an industry rank of 51 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

In other White Mountains Insurance Group news, Director Angelo Michael Frinquelli sold 100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $875.00, for a total transaction of $87,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,641 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,435,875. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Morgan W. Davis sold 350 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $846.21, for a total transaction of $296,173.50. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 20,790 shares in the company, valued at $17,592,705.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 5.10% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Alliancebernstein L.P. lifted its stake in shares of White Mountains Insurance Group by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 2,646 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $2,298,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its stake in shares of White Mountains Insurance Group by 26.6% in the 2nd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 462 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $401,000 after acquiring an additional 97 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of White Mountains Insurance Group by 18.1% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 339 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $294,000 after acquiring an additional 52 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of White Mountains Insurance Group by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 318,392 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $276,566,000 after acquiring an additional 4,178 shares during the period. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of White Mountains Insurance Group by 166.1% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 314 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $271,000 after acquiring an additional 196 shares during the period. 81.16% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) traded up $13.96 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $803.01. 33,294 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 16,905. The stock has a market cap of $2,959.09, a P/E ratio of 5.44 and a beta of 0.45. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 1 year low of $786.23 and a 1 year high of $948.94.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The insurance provider reported $5.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($3.41) by $8.77. White Mountains Insurance Group had a net margin of 94.29% and a return on equity of 0.69%. The company had revenue of $16.20 million for the quarter. analysts expect that White Mountains Insurance Group will post 10.6 earnings per share 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 HG Global/BAM and Other Operations. The HG Global/BAM segment consists of the operations of HG Global Ltd. (HG Global) and Build America Mutual Assurance Company (BAM).

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