Media headlines about Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Baldwin & Lyons earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.1148344260043 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) opened at $23.65 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $358.61, a P/E ratio of 19.39 and a beta of 0.78. Baldwin & Lyons has a 1-year low of $21.20 and a 1-year high of $25.40.
Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The insurance provider reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $108.41 million during the quarter. Baldwin & Lyons had a net margin of 5.02% and a negative return on equity of 1.00%.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on BWINB shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Baldwin & Lyons from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Baldwin & Lyons from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 20th.
In other news, Director Steven J. Bensinger purchased 6,500 shares of Baldwin & Lyons stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $22.92 per share, for a total transaction of $148,980.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 6,908 shares in the company, valued at $158,331.36. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 38.09% of the company’s stock.
Baldwin & Lyons Company Profile
Baldwin & Lyons, Inc is a specialty property-casualty insurer providing liability coverage for large and medium-sized trucking and public transportation fleets, as well as coverage for trucking industry independent contractors. Through its divisions and subsidiaries, the Company engages in marketing and underwriting property and casualty insurance, including a limited assumption of risks as a reinsurer of other companies.
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