Horace Mann Educators Co. (NYSE:HMN) – Analysts at Langen Mcalenn issued their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Horace Mann Educators in a research note issued on Tuesday. Langen Mcalenn analyst R. Glasspiegel forecasts that the insurance provider will post earnings per share of $0.68 for the quarter. Langen Mcalenn also issued estimates for Horace Mann Educators’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.47 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.59 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.84 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.69 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.49 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.59 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.88 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $2.65 EPS.

Horace Mann Educators (NYSE:HMN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The insurance provider reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $303.00 million during the quarter. Horace Mann Educators had a return on equity of 5.31% and a net margin of 14.46%. Horace Mann Educators’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.52 EPS.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Horace Mann Educators from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Horace Mann Educators in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th.

Shares of Horace Mann Educators (NYSE:HMN) opened at $40.05 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a quick ratio of 0.09 and a current ratio of 0.09. Horace Mann Educators has a 52 week low of $33.85 and a 52 week high of $47.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,577.82, a PE ratio of 9.86 and a beta of 1.02.

In other Horace Mann Educators news, Director Robert Stricker sold 3,829 shares of Horace Mann Educators stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.75, for a total transaction of $175,176.75. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 2.10% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of HMN. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its stake in Horace Mann Educators by 32.0% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,023 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $114,000 after purchasing an additional 733 shares during the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp bought a new stake in Horace Mann Educators during the third quarter worth about $203,000. Amalgamated Bank lifted its stake in Horace Mann Educators by 1.4% during the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 5,563 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $210,000 after purchasing an additional 78 shares during the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc bought a new stake in Horace Mann Educators during the third quarter worth about $214,000. Finally, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Horace Mann Educators during the second quarter worth about $331,000. 98.26% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Horace Mann Educators

Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMEC) is an insurance holding company. Through its subsidiaries, HMEC markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty (primarily personal lines automobile and homeowners) insurance, retirement annuities (primarily tax-qualified products) and life insurance in the United States.

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