Media stories about American National Insurance (NASDAQ:ANAT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American National Insurance earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.5087566635068 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of NASDAQ ANAT opened at $128.00 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.49 billion, a PE ratio of 17.68 and a beta of 1.08. American National Insurance has a 1 year low of $111.11 and a 1 year high of $134.03.
American National Insurance (NASDAQ:ANAT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 24th. The insurance provider reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $952.07 million during the quarter. American National Insurance had a net margin of 14.66% and a return on equity of 3.84%.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 7th will be paid a $0.82 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.56%.
Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of American National Insurance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 31st.
American National Insurance Company Profile
American National Insurance Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance products and services in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company's Life segment offers whole life, term life, universal life, variable universal life, and credit life insurance products.
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