Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.28

Headlines about Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Stewart Information Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.4901190138648 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Stewart Information Services (NYSE STC) traded up $0.17 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $40.83. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 150,595 shares, compared to its average volume of 224,862. Stewart Information Services has a 12-month low of $34.48 and a 12-month high of $48.03. The company has a market capitalization of $967.67, a PE ratio of 19.82 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a quick ratio of 3.00, a current ratio of 2.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16.

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The insurance provider reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $525.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $504.30 million. Stewart Information Services had a return on equity of 7.42% and a net margin of 2.49%. Stewart Information Services’s revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.71 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Stewart Information Services will post 3.44 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on STC shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Stewart Information Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of Stewart Information Services in a research report on Friday, December 22nd.

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Stewart Information Services Company Profile

Stewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company. The Company is engaged in offering products and services through its direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. The Company operates through two segments: title insurance and ancillary services and corporate.

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