Employers Holdings, Inc. (EIG) Analysts See $0.56 EPS; Archer Capital Management LP Upped Rayonier Advanced Matls (RYAM) Holding

February 13, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Analysts expect Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) to report $0.56 EPS on February, 28.They anticipate $0.39 EPS change or 41.05% from last quarter’s $0.95 EPS. EIG’s profit would be $18.17M giving it 18.13 P/E if the $0.56 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Employers Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -13.85% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $40.6. About 150,619 shares traded or 30.86% up from the average. Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) has risen 35.79% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.09% the S&P500.

Archer Capital Management Lp increased Rayonier Advanced Matls Inc (RYAM) stake by 12.11% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Archer Capital Management Lp acquired 175,572 shares as Rayonier Advanced Matls Inc (RYAM)’s stock rose 2.81%. The Archer Capital Management Lp holds 1.63M shares with $22.27 million value, up from 1.45M last quarter. Rayonier Advanced Matls Inc now has $777.68M valuation. The stock increased 1.07% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $17.97. About 515,101 shares traded. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) has risen 2.89% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.81% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc (NYSE:RYAM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc had 23 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets downgraded it to “Underperform” rating and $9 target in Friday, December 4 report. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 21 by Citigroup. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of RYAM in report on Monday, April 25 to “Underperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 25 report. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, May 29 by Vertical Research. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, May 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 3.

Investors sentiment is 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 7 investors sold Employers Holdings, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. only 29 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 25.00 million shares or 0.02% less from 25.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Philadelphia Financial Of San Francisco Ltd Liability owns 446,454 shares or 3.57% of their US portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 94,466 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Savings Bank Of Mellon holds 426,586 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 27,908 were accumulated by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. 4,704 were reported by Stifel Fincl Corporation. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% of its portfolio in Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG). Westwood Holdg Gp holds 504,139 shares. 15,417 were reported by Ubs Asset Management Americas. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 0% of its portfolio in Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG). Deutsche Retail Bank Ag invested in 0.01% or 220,238 shares. 43,404 were reported by D E Shaw And Com. Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0.01% invested in Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG). Opus Lc owns 0.94% invested in Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) for 90,551 shares. Guggenheim Llc accumulated 25,753 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Company stated it has 41,582 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Employers Holdings had 3 analyst reports since December 2, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Buckingham Research with “Sell” on Monday, September 11. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral” on Friday, December 2. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $53.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $892,774 activity. On Thursday, January 11 Nelson John P sold $129,000 worth of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) or 3,000 shares.

Employers Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.32 billion. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries. It has a 12.69 P/E ratio. The firm markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers; and alternative distribution channels comprising its partners, as well as through national, regional, and local trade groups and associations.

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