Amerisafe, Inc. (AMSF) Analysts See $0.80 EPS

July 18, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

 Amerisafe, Inc. (AMSF) Analysts See $0.80 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.27, from 0.96 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 13 investors sold Amerisafe, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 18.41 million shares or 1.57% less from 18.70 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Los Angeles Cap And Equity holds 8,335 shares. Pnc Fincl Ser Gru Inc stated it has 0.04% in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF). Jpmorgan Chase stated it has 64,484 shares. Marco Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.04% in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF). Lord Abbett & Com accumulated 61,970 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) or 4,581 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The reported 0% stake. New South Capital Mgmt owns 551,064 shares. Blackrock Institutional Tru Communications Na has 498,302 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn holds 160,076 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Company reported 0% in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF). Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 7,700 shares. Susquehanna Intl Group Llp reported 0% stake. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt accumulated 83,300 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Limited Co invested 0.07% in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF).

Analysts await Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, down 5.88 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.85 per share. AMSF’s profit will be $15.22M for 17.41 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.71 actual earnings per share reported by Amerisafe, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.68 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.72% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $55.7. About 148,639 shares traded or 29.09% up from the average. Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) has declined 3.80% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.50% the S&P500.

Amerisafe, Inc. is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $1.06 billion. The Firm is engaged in providing workers’ compensation insurance focused on small to mid-sized employers engaged in hazardous industries, principally construction, trucking, logging and lumber, manufacturing, and agriculture. It has a 15.94 P/E ratio. It is engaged in underwriting the workers’ compensation exposures inherent in these industries.

More important recent Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “AMERISAFE Announces 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results” on February 22, 2017, also Fool.com published article titled: “Run for Cover! Here’s Why AMERISAFE, Inc. Shares Tumbled 13%”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Amerisafe: Undervalued Insurance Play” on October 12, 2016. More interesting news about Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “AMERISAFE Announces 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call …” with publication date: June 27, 2017.

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