White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News stories about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. 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 companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.8307323757305 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut White Mountains Insurance Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th.

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Shares of NYSE:WTM opened at $856.00 on Friday. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 12-month low of $786.23 and a 12-month high of $903.26. The stock has a market cap of $3,211.63, a PE ratio of -99.30 and a beta of 0.46. The company has a current ratio of 1.60, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The insurance provider reported ($0.49) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by ($0.83). White Mountains Insurance Group had a net margin of 94.29% and a return on equity of 0.71%. The company had revenue of $20.10 million for the quarter. analysts anticipate that White Mountains Insurance Group will post 4.75 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th were paid a dividend of $1.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 16th. White Mountains Insurance Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -11.60%.

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White Mountains Insurance Group Company Profile

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance services in the United States. The company operates through HG Global/BAM, MediaAlpha, and Other segments. The HG Global/BAM segment provides insurance on municipal bonds issued to finance public purposes, such as schools, utilities, core governmental functions, and existing transportation facilities.

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