Media headlines about Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) have been trending negative recently, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Baldwin & Lyons earned a media sentiment score of -0.39 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 27 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment’s scoring:
Shares of Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) opened at 24.25 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $366.05 million, a PE ratio of 16.96 and a beta of 0.84. Baldwin & Lyons has a 12-month low of $22.60 and a 12-month high of $27.70. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $24.26 and its 200 day moving average price is $24.60.
Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINB) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The insurance provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.27. The business had revenue of $84.94 million during the quarter. Baldwin & Lyons had a net margin of 8.96% and a return on equity of 4.41%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Baldwin & Lyons will post $1.80 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 23rd will be paid a $0.27 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 19th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.45%. Baldwin & Lyons’s payout ratio is 56.22%.
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.