Palomar Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLMR – Get Rating) CFO T Christopher Uchida sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total value of $55,000.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 25,108 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,380,940. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Palomar Stock Performance
Shares of PLMR traded down $3.82 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $51.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 434,519 shares, compared to its average volume of 165,346. Palomar Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $43.63 and a one year high of $95.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion, a PE ratio of 25.34 and a beta of 0.06. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $54.06 and its two-hundred day moving average is $65.06.
Palomar (NASDAQ:PLMR – Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 15th. The company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $83.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $86.32 million. Palomar had a return on equity of 17.13% and a net margin of 15.95%. Palomar’s quarterly revenue was up 21.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.74 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Palomar Holdings, Inc. will post 3.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Wall Street Analyst Weigh In
PLMR has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet cut Palomar from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 6th. Jefferies Financial Group initiated coverage on Palomar in a research report on Monday, December 12th. They set a “hold” rating and a $55.00 target price for the company. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upped their target price on Palomar from $55.00 to $59.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. Barclays upped their target price on Palomar from $57.00 to $59.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, February 17th. Finally, Piper Sandler reduced their price objective on Palomar from $72.00 to $64.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, December 19th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Palomar has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.00.
Palomar Holdings, Inc operates as an insurance holding company. The firm focuses on the residential and commercial earthquake markets in earthquake-exposed states such as California, Oregon, Washington and states with exposure to the New Madrid Seismic Zone. It offers property and casualty insurance.
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