Q1 2025 EPS Estimates for RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI) Increased by Analyst

RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLIFree Report) – Analysts at William Blair boosted their Q1 2025 EPS estimates for RLI in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, April 23rd. William Blair analyst A. Klauber now anticipates that the insurance provider will post earnings per share of $2.12 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $2.00. The consensus estimate for RLI’s current full-year earnings is $5.64 per share. William Blair also issued estimates for RLI’s Q2 2025 earnings at $1.67 EPS, Q3 2025 earnings at $1.18 EPS and Q4 2025 earnings at $1.32 EPS.

A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. JMP Securities restated a “market perform” rating on shares of RLI in a research report on Tuesday. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on shares of RLI from $148.00 to $155.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Wednesday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upped their price objective on shares of RLI from $160.00 to $168.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. Finally, Compass Point lifted their target price on shares of RLI from $158.00 to $175.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, RLI currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $163.25.

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RLI Stock Performance

Shares of RLI stock opened at $144.15 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $6.59 billion, a PE ratio of 19.91 and a beta of 0.37. RLI has a 12 month low of $123.04 and a 12 month high of $149.20. The company has a quick ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 0.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $144.77 and a 200-day simple moving average of $139.01.

RLI (NYSE:RLIGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 22nd. The insurance provider reported $1.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.63 by $0.26. RLI had a net margin of 20.96% and a return on equity of 17.24%. The firm had revenue of $444.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $460.05 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.63 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 21.9% compared to the same quarter last year.

Institutional Trading of RLI

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in RLI. QRG Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of RLI in the 3rd quarter valued at $661,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in RLI by 28.2% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 76,124 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $10,344,000 after buying an additional 16,725 shares in the last quarter. Resonant Capital Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of RLI by 1.7% in the third quarter. Resonant Capital Advisors LLC now owns 4,727 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $642,000 after buying an additional 77 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of RLI by 1.1% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,082,470 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $147,097,000 after acquiring an additional 11,965 shares in the last quarter. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of RLI during the 3rd quarter valued at about $840,000. 77.89% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

RLI Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 29th were given a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 28th. RLI’s payout ratio is presently 14.92%.

About RLI

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RLI Corp., an insurance holding company, underwrites property and casualty insurance. Its Casualty segment provides commercial and personal coverage products; and general liability products, such as coverage for third-party liability of commercial insureds, including manufacturers, contractors, apartments, and mercantile.

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