AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) currently has an Average Broker Rating of 2. The ABR rank within the industry stands at 203. This number is based on the 4 sell-side firms polled by Zacks.
The ABR is provided by Zacks which simplfies analyst ratings into an integer based number. They use a one to five scale where they translate brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. A low number in the 1-2 range typically indicates a Buy, 3 represents a Hold and 4-5 represents a consensus Sell rating. Analysts on a consensus basis are expecting that the stock will reach $14 within the year.
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Most recently AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) posted quarterly earnings of $-0.04 which compared to the sell-side estimates of -0.98. The stock’s 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $1.06. Shares have moved $-19.38 over the past month and more recently, $7.9 over the past week heading into the earnings announcement. There are 3 analyst projections that were taken into consideration from respected brokerage firms.
Research analysts are predicting that AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) will report earnings of $0.27 per share when the firm issues their next quarterly report. This is the consensus earnings per share number according to data from Zack’s Research.
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) closed the last session at $10.11 and sees an average of 1817724 shares trade hands in each session. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $8.86 while the current level stands at 6.5% of the 52-week High-Low range. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved -16.52% over the past 12 weeks and -63.08% year to date.
2 analysts rate AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 50% of all the analyst ratings.
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