The Insider and Executive VP and CFO of Primerica, Inc. (PRI), Alison Rand, Unloaded 2,000 Shares; Amerisafe (AMSF) Sellers Decreased By 2.43% Their Shorts

Amerisafe Inc (NASDAQ:AMSF) had a decrease of 2.43% in short interest. AMSF’s SI was 877,700 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 2.43% from 899,600 shares previously. With 62,000 avg volume, 14 days are for Amerisafe Inc (NASDAQ:AMSF)’s short sellers to cover AMSF’s short positions. The SI to Amerisafe Inc’s float is 4.68%. The stock decreased 3.03% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $56. About 166,356 shares traded or 80.50% up from the average. Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) has declined 3.80% since March 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.50% the S&P500.

Executive VP and CFO Alison Rand of Primerica Inc, sold some 2,000 of the stock exchange listed company shares worth near $201,895 US Dollars with an average of $100.9 stock price for a share. Alison Rand currently owns 31,385 shares or 0.07% of Primerica Inc’s market capitalization. The deal, dated February 28, 2018, is recorded on a report that was filed with the Security Exchange Commission and is also on hand here.

Among 4 analysts covering Amerisafe (NASDAQ:AMSF), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Amerisafe had 4 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, October 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Amerisafe, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 18.49 million shares or 2.53% less from 18.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Tiaa Cref Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 0% invested in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF). Ftb Advisors Inc invested in 0% or 467 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 202,900 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Ls Advisors Ltd Liability accumulated 698 shares or 0% of the stock. Blackrock holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) for 2.33M shares. Tortoise Mngmt Limited Company reported 0% in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF). Fisher Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 49,644 shares. Piedmont Advisors Limited Liability holds 4,192 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Invesco reported 0% of its portfolio in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF). Deutsche State Bank Ag reported 20,952 shares stake. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 26,292 shares. Comerica Bancorporation invested in 20,396 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C holds 194 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Assoc Md has 0% invested in Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) for 3,553 shares. 93,074 are held by Citadel Advsrs Lc.

AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides workersÂ’ compensation insurance in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.08 billion. The Company’s workersÂ’ compensation insurance policies provide benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital expenses. It has a 16.67 P/E ratio. The firm serves small to mid-sized employers involved in construction, trucking, logging and lumber, manufacturing, agriculture, maritime, gas and oil, and other industries through agencies.

The stock decreased 2.94% or $2.95 during the last trading session, reaching $97.5. About 183,350 shares traded. Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) has risen 46.20% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $295,997 activity. $295,997 worth of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) was sold by Williams Glenn J..

Analysts await Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $1.49 EPS, up 34.23% or $0.38 from last year’s $1.11 per share. PRI’s profit will be $65.94 million for 16.36 P/E if the $1.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.60 actual EPS reported by Primerica, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.88% negative EPS growth.

Primerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes financial products to middle income households in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $4.32 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Term Life Insurance; Investment and Savings Products; and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. It has a 12.81 P/E ratio. It underwrites individual term life insurance products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 22 investors sold Primerica, Inc. shares while 81 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 43.39 million shares or 1.61% less from 44.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hsbc Pcl has invested 0% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Tower Rech Capital Limited Com (Trc) reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Com invested 0% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt has 148,120 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Qs Investors Llc, a New York-based fund reported 23,781 shares. Weaver C Barksdale & Assoc Incorporated has 114 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 0.01% or 16,900 shares. Peak6 Invs L P holds 10,008 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Laurion Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 5,925 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Amp Capital Invsts Ltd invested in 0% or 8,300 shares. 3,000 were accumulated by Oakbrook Investments Ltd Liability Corporation. First Manhattan stated it has 0% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Pacad Invest Ltd has 1,500 shares. Becker Capital owns 3,300 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Macquarie Grp Inc holds 0.08% or 535,149 shares in its portfolio.

Among 8 analysts covering Primerica Inc. (NYSE:PRI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Primerica Inc. has $113.0 highest and $50 lowest target. $86’s average target is -11.79% below currents $97.5 stock price. Primerica Inc. had 20 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 19 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, October 20. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, November 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of PRI in report on Friday, September 23 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. The rating was reinitiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, September 9 with “Outperform”. The stock of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 9. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 17. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of PRI in report on Friday, June 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wood given on Monday, May 15.