Amtrust Financial Services Incorporated (NASDAQ:AFSI) had an increase of 6.55% in short interest. AFSI’s SI was 15.08M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 6.55% from 14.15 million shares previously. With 1.46M avg volume, 10 days are for Amtrust Financial Services Incorporated (NASDAQ:AFSI)’s short sellers to cover AFSI’s short positions. The SI to Amtrust Financial Services Incorporated’s float is 18.23%. The stock increased 3.67% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $13.01. About 3.40M shares traded or 98.98% up from the average. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) has declined 53.49% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.19% the S&P500.
Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc decreased General Electric Co (GE) stake by 8% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc sold 31,227 shares as General Electric Co (GE)’s stock declined 7.64%. The Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc holds 359,272 shares with $8.69 million value, down from 390,499 last quarter. General Electric Co now has $162.69 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $18.76. About 87.08 million shares traded or 6.24% up from the average. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites and provides property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.55 billion. It operates in three divisions: Small Commercial Business; Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty; and Specialty Program. It currently has negative earnings. The Small Commercial Business segment offers workersÂ’ compensation insurance products; and commercial package insurance products, such as commercial property, general liability, inland marine, automobile, and umbrella coverage, as well as other property and casualty insurance products to small businesses.
Among 8 analysts covering Amtrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Amtrust Financial Services has $78 highest and $10.0 lowest target. $29’s average target is 122.91% above currents $13.01 stock price. Amtrust Financial Services had 21 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was maintained by William Blair. JMP Securities downgraded AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) on Monday, November 13 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 14 by Citigroup. The firm has “Hold” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, October 24. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Monday, June 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, June 9. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) earned “Buy” rating by Compass Point on Friday, November 13. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, October 23. As per Thursday, September 14, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) earned “Buy” rating by Compass Point on Thursday, February 11.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 31 investors sold AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 32 raised stakes. 65.41 million shares or 8.26% less from 71.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fmr, Massachusetts-based fund reported 87,900 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Company reported 421,099 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability holds 0.08% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 609,930 shares. Horizon Kinetics Llc accumulated 35,595 shares. Jane Street Gp reported 11,363 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio stated it has 0% in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI). Assetmark invested in 9 shares or 0% of the stock. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 34,818 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Symons Management invested in 0.04% or 12,747 shares. Fifth Third Bankshares accumulated 1,231 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co owns 791,145 shares. Gotham Asset Management Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 15,015 shares. Jefferies Limited Com reported 77,402 shares. Manufacturers Life The stated it has 0% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI). Ubs Asset Americas, a Illinois-based fund reported 56,908 shares.
Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc increased Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) stake by 35,531 shares to 246,351 valued at $11.91 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) stake by 15,575 shares and now owns 267,334 shares. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) was raised too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock invested 0.64% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Tower Bridge Advsr invested in 1.66% or 603,993 shares. Stephens Ar invested in 568,557 shares or 0.5% of the stock. Bridges Inv Mgmt has 139,369 shares. Argi Lc accumulated 0.91% or 544,426 shares. Macquarie Grp Ltd has invested 0.01% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). 37,735 are held by Archford Strategies Ltd Llc. Carlton Hofferkamp Jenks Wealth Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.29% or 83,309 shares in its portfolio. John G Ullman And Associate Incorporated stated it has 267,144 shares. Summit Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.45% or 36,901 shares. Cornerstone Management Limited Liability owns 2.19M shares for 0.42% of their portfolio. Comerica National Bank & Trust holds 0.48% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 3.28 million shares. 241,726 are held by Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Llc. Griffin Asset Inc holds 362,227 shares or 1.58% of its portfolio. 700,000 were reported by Shanda Asset Management Holdg.
Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $0.29 earnings per share, down 36.96% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.46 per share. GE’s profit will be $2.51B for 16.17 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual earnings per share reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.
Since August 8, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $4.48 million activity. 103,983 shares were bought by Flannery John Leonard, worth $2.66M on Tuesday, August 8. On Wednesday, August 9 the insider Comstock Elizabeth J sold $633,375. TISCH JAMES S had bought 100,000 shares worth $2.46M on Tuesday, August 22.