Human Investing LLC Sells 326 Shares of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG)

Human Investing LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIGFree Report) by 4.8% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 6,496 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 326 shares during the quarter. Human Investing LLC’s holdings in Employers were worth $256,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its position in Employers by 13.6% during the 3rd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 2,516 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 302 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC raised its stake in Employers by 14.8% during the fourth quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 5,702 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $225,000 after buying an additional 737 shares during the last quarter. Aigen Investment Management LP bought a new position in Employers during the third quarter worth $226,000. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Employers in the third quarter valued at $298,000. Finally, Wealthspire Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Employers during the 4th quarter valued at about $437,000. Institutional investors own 80.49% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

EIG has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Janney Montgomery Scott downgraded shares of Employers from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Truist Financial raised their price target on shares of Employers from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 20th.

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Employers Stock Up 0.5 %

NYSE:EIG traded up $0.20 on Monday, hitting $41.32. The stock had a trading volume of 105,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 133,571. Employers Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $35.43 and a 52 week high of $46.78. The business’s fifty day moving average is $43.44 and its 200 day moving average is $41.78. The company has a market cap of $1.05 billion, a PE ratio of 8.75 and a beta of 0.25.

Employers (NYSE:EIGGet Free Report) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by ($0.02). Employers had a return on equity of 10.49% and a net margin of 14.16%. The firm had revenue of $223.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $217.46 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.60 earnings per share. Employers’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Employers Holdings, Inc. will post 3.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Employers Increases Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 8th were issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. This is a boost from Employers’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 7th. Employers’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 25.42%.

About Employers

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Employers Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Employers and Cerity. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries under the Employers and Cerity brands.

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