NEW YORK, December 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, major US indices were mixed with the NASDAQ Composite ending the trading session down 1.05%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edging 0.01% higher; and the S&P 500 closing down 0.27%. US markets, nonetheless, lean towards a bearish tendency as losses were broad based with six out of nine sectors finishing the day in red. This Thursday morning, Stock-Callers.com reviews the following insurance equities: Loews Corporation (NYSE: L), Maiden Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: MHLD), AmTrust Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: AFSI), and WMIH Corporation (NASDAQ: WMIH). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
On Wednesday, shares in New York headquartered Loews Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.57 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.05 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.52% higher at $44.65. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the US, Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, and Singapore, are trading at a PE ratio of 89.84. Loews' stock has advanced 3.91% in the last one month, 6.82% in the previous three months, and 17.28% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.50% and 11.03%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Loews have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 68.77.
On November 2nd, 2016, research firm Deutsche Bank reiterated its 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $42 a share to $43 a share. Free research report on L is available at:
Hamilton, Bermuda headquartered Maiden Holdings Ltd's stock finished Wednesday's session 1.28% lower at $15.40 with a total volume of 512,174 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Maiden Holdings' shares have gained 12.82% and 11.51%, respectively. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance solutions to regional and specialty insurers in the US, Europe, and internationally, are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.25% and 16.34%, respectively. Maiden Holdings' stock traded at a PE ratio of 11.55 and has an RSI of 54.31.
On November 28th, 2016, research firm FBR & Co. downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Market Perform'. The complimentary research report on MHLD can be downloaded at:
AmTrust Financial Services
New York-based AmTrust Financial Services Inc.'s stock declined 1.74%, to close the day at $25.46. The stock recorded a trading volume of 830,464 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 669,980 shares. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, underwrites and provides property and casualty insurance in the US and internationally, are trading 3.14% and 0.13% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 10.98 and has an RSI of 44.33. Visit us today and access our complete research report on AFSI at:
On Wednesday, shares in Seattle, Washington headquartered WMIH Corp. ended the session 3.03% higher at $1.70 with a total volume of 1.86 million shares traded. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiary, WM Mortgage Reinsurance Company, Inc., engages in reinsurance business with respect to mortgage insurance in runoff mode, are trading at a PE ratio of 15.32. The stock is trading 15.45% below its 50-day moving average and 24.25% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 41.57. Get free access to your research report on WMIH at:
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