Headlines about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.1403766640852 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) opened at $803.01 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,959.09, a P/E ratio of 5.44 and a beta of 0.45. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 12-month low of $786.23 and a 12-month high of $948.94.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The insurance provider reported $5.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($3.41) by $8.77. The company had revenue of $16.20 million for the quarter. White Mountains Insurance Group had a net margin of 94.29% and a return on equity of 0.69%. analysts anticipate that White Mountains Insurance Group will post 10.6 earnings per share for the current year.

In other White Mountains Insurance Group news, Director Angelo Michael Frinquelli sold 100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $875.00, for a total transaction of $87,500.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 1,641 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,435,875. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Morgan W. Davis sold 350 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $846.21, for a total transaction of $296,173.50. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 20,790 shares in the company, valued at approximately $17,592,705.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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White Mountains Insurance Group Company Profile

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company’s principal businesses are conducted through its insurance subsidiaries and other affiliates. Its segments include HG Global/BAM and Other Operations. The HG Global/BAM segment consists of the operations of HG Global Ltd. (HG Global) and Build America Mutual Assurance Company (BAM).

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