Amtrust Financial (NASDAQ:AFSI) Drops in Trading Today - Down by 5.63%

AmTrust Financial Services's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -424.97%. The stock grabbed 34 new institutional investments totaling 1,052,840 shares while 66 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,888,854 shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of AmTrust Financial Services from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. The rating was upgraded by Compass Point on Friday, November 13 to "Buy". Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Monday, October 23. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 11 by Compass Point. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) rating on Tuesday, August 8. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Compass Point with "Buy" on Friday, February 5. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by JMP Securities on Monday, November 13. (NASDAQ:AFSI)'s short interest is 14.66 million shares, or 17.72% of the float. DZSI's SI was 6,300 shares in November as released by FINRA. The NASDAQ-listed company saw a recent bid of $9.49 on volume of 3.74 million shares. The Michigan-based Northpointe Capital Llc has invested 0.87% in the stock. More than 897 shares have changed hands. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. They expect $0.23 EPS, down 4.17% or $0.01 from last year's $0.24 per share. AFSI's profit will be $52.75M for 8.77 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. The insurance provider reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by ($0.37).

This represents a decrease of -8% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $69,610 activity. Manufacturers Life Ins Com The owns 0% invested in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 69,324 shares.

Shares of AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) opened at $9.49 on Friday. Institutional investors own 36.36% of the company's stock. Delta Asset Mngmt Lc Tn invested in 80 shares. Amalgamated Bank controls 10,638 shares with a value of $143,000. (NASDAQ:QCOM) stake by 8,740 shares to 97,997 valued at $5.41 million in 2017Q2. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 121,270 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Amtrust Financial (NASDAQ:AFSI) as of recent trade, has shown weekly downbeat performance of -24.32% which was maintained at -30.07% in 1-month period. Amtrust Financial (NASDAQ:AFSI)'s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 0. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 4,567 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. New Amsterdam Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation Ny reported 55,827 shares. Rech & Mgmt holds 0.01% or 2,200 shares. Bb&T Secs Lc holds 19,505 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.01% or 101,230 shares in its portfolio. Trust Investment Advisors, a Indiana-based fund reported 38,807 shares. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

The P/E ratio is now N/A and market capitalization is 1.90B. The Company's divisions include Small Commercial Business, Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty, and Specialty Program. It now has negative earnings.

The stock decreased 7.86% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $9.49. James Invest Research holds 0% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 350 shares.

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