Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (HALL) Given $13.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 2.50 (Hold) from the two brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. Hallmark Financial Services’ rating score has improved by 16.7% from three months ago as a result of various analysts’ ratings changes.
Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price target of $13.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.20 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Hallmark Financial Services an industry rank of 103 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
A number of equities analysts have commented on HALL shares. Raymond James raised Hallmark Financial Services from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 12th. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Hallmark Financial Services in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Hallmark Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 11th.
Hallmark Financial Services stock traded up $0.11 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $11.08. The company had a trading volume of 9,416 shares, compared to its average volume of 16,722. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a current ratio of 0.46 and a quick ratio of 0.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $195.57 million, a P/E ratio of -29.95 and a beta of 0.87. Hallmark Financial Services has a 12-month low of $8.62 and a 12-month high of $11.83.
Hallmark Financial Services (NASDAQ:HALL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The insurance provider reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $96.43 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $99.41 million. Hallmark Financial Services had a negative return on equity of 0.69% and a negative net margin of 1.67%. sell-side analysts expect that Hallmark Financial Services will post 0.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Hallmark Financial Services Company Profile
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc, through its subsidiaries, underwrites, markets, distributes, and services property/casualty insurance products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company operates in the Specialty Commercial, Standard Commercial, and Personal segments. The Specialty Commercial segment markets, underwrites, finances, and services commercial lines of insurance products, including commercial automobile, general liability, commercial property, commercial excess liability, and commercial umbrella insurance products.
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