Headlines about Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA) have been trending positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Reinsurance Group of America earned a news impact score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.4967794256154 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE RGA) traded up $0.59 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $162.45. The company had a trading volume of 266,455 shares, compared to its average volume of 205,317. Reinsurance Group of America has a 1 year low of $121.93 and a 1 year high of $165.12. The company has a current ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 0.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34. The stock has a market cap of $10,462.43, a P/E ratio of 13.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 0.82.

Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The insurance provider reported $3.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.62 by $0.82. The firm had revenue of $3.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.08 billion. Reinsurance Group of America had a return on equity of 9.32% and a net margin of 6.44%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.46 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Reinsurance Group of America will post 11.07 EPS for the current year.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “market perform” rating and set a $160.00 target price (up from $150.00) on shares of Reinsurance Group of America in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Reinsurance Group of America from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $174.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $165.00 target price on shares of Reinsurance Group of America in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Citigroup set a $171.00 target price on Reinsurance Group of America and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $148.00 target price on shares of Reinsurance Group of America in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $146.88.

In other Reinsurance Group of America news, Director Christine Rose Detrick sold 659 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $149.50, for a total transaction of $98,520.50. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,023 shares in the company, valued at approximately $601,438.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP John P. Laughlin, Jr. sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $149.96, for a total value of $149,960.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 27,277 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,090,458.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 2,159 shares of company stock worth $326,281. Company insiders own 1.47% of the company’s stock.

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Reinsurance Group of America Company Profile

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) is an insurance holding company. The Company provides traditional life and health reinsurance and financial solutions with operations in the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. It has geographic-based and business-based operational segments, including U.S.

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