Media coverage about Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINA) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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 media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7557358684716 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, TheStreet upgraded Baldwin & Lyons from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st.
BWINA stock traded down $1.26 on Wednesday, hitting $23.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,464 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,250. The firm has a market cap of $363.54, a PE ratio of 20.30 and a beta of 0.43. Baldwin & Lyons has a 1-year low of $21.41 and a 1-year high of $26.95.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 9th. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd were paid a $0.28 dividend. This is a boost from Baldwin & Lyons’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.77%. Baldwin & Lyons’s payout ratio is 91.80%.
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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