Press coverage about Infinity Property & Casualty (NASDAQ:IPCC) has been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Infinity Property & Casualty earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.1745945264634 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of brokerages have weighed in on IPCC. BidaskClub raised shares of Infinity Property & Casualty from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. ValuEngine raised shares of Infinity Property & Casualty from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Infinity Property & Casualty from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $149.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 4th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $121.00 price target on shares of Infinity Property & Casualty and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $125.00.

Shares of Infinity Property & Casualty opened at $139.05 on Wednesday, according to Marketbeat. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.47. Infinity Property & Casualty has a twelve month low of $138.55 and a twelve month high of $139.45. The company has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.44, a P/E/G ratio of 2.53 and a beta of 0.59.

Infinity Property & Casualty (NASDAQ:IPCC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The insurance provider reported $2.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.78. Infinity Property & Casualty had a net margin of 3.58% and a return on equity of 9.22%. The firm had revenue of $356.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $346.40 million. analysts anticipate that Infinity Property & Casualty will post 6.1 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a $0.58 dividend. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. Infinity Property & Casualty’s payout ratio is currently 47.44%.

Infinity Property & Casualty Company Profile

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal auto insurance products in the United States. The company offers nonstandard, commercial, and classic collector auto insurance products. It also provides reinsurance products and services. The company distributes its products primarily through a network of independent agencies and brokers.

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