Media coverage about Hallmark Financial Services (NASDAQ:HALL) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hallmark Financial Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.4272308168328 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
NASDAQ HALL opened at $9.11 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34. Hallmark Financial Services has a one year low of $8.62 and a one year high of $11.83.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on HALL shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hallmark Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 14th. Boenning Scattergood started coverage on Hallmark Financial Services in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Hallmark Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 17th.
About Hallmark Financial Services
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc, through its subsidiaries, underwrites, markets, distributes, and services property/casualty insurance products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company operates in the Specialty Commercial, Standard Commercial, and Personal segments. The Specialty Commercial segment markets, underwrites, finances, and services commercial lines of insurance products, including commercial automobile, general liability, commercial property, commercial excess liability, and commercial umbrella insurance products.
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