News coverage about State National Companies (NASDAQ:SNC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. State National Companies earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.7422356989341 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
SNC has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded State National Companies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Saturday, May 13th. ValuEngine downgraded State National Companies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Singular Research downgraded State National Companies from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. FBR & Co raised their price objective on State National Companies from $18.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded State National Companies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. State National Companies presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.60.
State National Companies (SNC) traded up 0.10% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $20.93. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 280,846 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $19.71 and a 200-day moving average of $16.26. The firm has a market cap of $882.68 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.35 and a beta of 1.09. State National Companies has a 52-week low of $9.90 and a 52-week high of $21.51.
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State National Companies Company Profile
State National Companies, Inc is a specialty provider of property and casualty insurance. The Company’s segments include Program Services, Lender Services and Corporate. In the Program Services segment, the Company operates an issuing carrier (fronting) business to provide insurance capacity access to the United States property and casualty insurance markets.
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