Amerisafe Earnings Preview
Investors never know what to expect for Amerisafe (NAS: AMSF) , as it has wavered between topping and missing analysts estimates during the past fiscal year. The company will unveil its latest earnings Tuesday. Amerisafe is a holding company that markets and underwrites workers' compensation insurance through its subsidiaries.
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Amerisafe, with four of seven rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Amerisafe better than competitor National Interstate overall. Analysts haven't adjusted their rating of Amerisafe for the past three months.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $64.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 7.2% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.38 per share. Estimates range from $0.35 to $0.43.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock with 98.1% assigning it an "outperform" rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 96.7% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Amerisafe, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 92 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Amerisafe's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Amerisafe's income has fallen year over year by an average of 31.4%.
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