News coverage about Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Stewart Information Services Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.9154757318751 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Stewart Information Services’ (STC) CEO Matt Morris on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (seekingalpha.com)
- Edited Transcript of STC earnings conference call or presentation 6-Nov-17 1:30pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stewart reviewing strategic alternatives, names president, reports Q3 hit from hurricanes (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC) Announces Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- Stewart Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results (broadwayworld.com)
A number of equities analysts recently commented on STC shares. BidaskClub downgraded Stewart Information Services Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Stewart Information Services Corporation in a research note on Thursday, October 12th.
Shares of Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) traded down $1.12 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $39.44. 98,600 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 122,475. The company has a quick ratio of 2.68, a current ratio of 3.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21. Stewart Information Services Corporation has a 1 year low of $34.48 and a 1 year high of $48.17. The company has a market capitalization of $911.37, a PE ratio of 19.69 and a beta of 0.88.
Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The insurance provider reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71 by ($0.25). Stewart Information Services Corporation had a return on equity of 7.37% and a net margin of 2.57%. The business had revenue of $498.05 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $470.30 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.12 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Stewart Information Services Corporation will post 2.68 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Stewart Information Services Corporation
Stewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company. The Company is engaged in offering products and services through its direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. The Company operates through two segments: title insurance and ancillary services and corporate.
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