Media coverage about Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINA) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Baldwin & Lyons earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.9412853467222 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Baldwin & Lyons (NASDAQ:BWINA) opened at $23.92 on Thursday. Baldwin & Lyons has a 52 week low of $21.41 and a 52 week high of $26.95.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 21st were paid a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 20th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.52%. Baldwin & Lyons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 245.46%.

Baldwin & Lyons announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, September 5th that authorizes the company to buyback 2,460,000 shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the financial services provider to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

Separately, TheStreet raised Baldwin & Lyons from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st.

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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.

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