News articles about Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ:IPCC) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation earned a media sentiment score of -0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2682054983204 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ:IPCC) traded down $0.65 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $93.05. The stock had a trading volume of 30,474 shares, compared to its average volume of 33,244. The company has a current ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. The company has a market cap of $1,026.99, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.37, a P/E/G ratio of 3.28 and a beta of 0.82.

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ:IPCC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The insurance provider reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by ($0.55). The company had revenue of $323.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $330.00 million. Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 5.16%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.99 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation will post 3.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation’s payout ratio is presently 64.09%.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on IPCC shares. UBS AG raised Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. BidaskClub raised Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $94.00 price target on shares of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $105.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.50.

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About Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Personal Auto, Commercial Vehicle and Classic Collector (its segments are Personal Auto and Commercial Vehicle). The Company writes personal automobile insurance with a concentration on nonstandard automobile insurance, commercial vehicle insurance and classic collector automobile insurance.

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