$0.43 EPS Expected for Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN)

July 17, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 $0.43 EPS Expected for Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.78 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Horace Mann Educators Corporation shares while 74 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 39.45 million shares or 0.48% less from 39.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Amp Cap Invsts holds 0% or 10,100 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mngmt invested 0% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Ltd Llc owns 2.10 million shares or 0.36% of their US portfolio. Colorado-based Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Deutsche Bancorporation Ag reported 32,483 shares stake. Ridgeworth Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 921,813 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.01% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) or 133,556 shares. Amer Interest Grp Inc Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) for 29,662 shares. Sit Invest Assoc Incorporated invested in 0% or 3,900 shares. Ariel Invests Ltd Company invested in 0.18% or 347,021 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 16,200 shares. Blackrock Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Johnson Finance Grp holds 440 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Dean Capital Mgmt invested 2.38% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Schroder Inv Grp Inc holds 0.04% or 512,410 shares in its portfolio.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $245,698 activity. CONKLIN BRET A sold $155,026 worth of Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) on Friday, June 16.

Wall Street await Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) to release earnings on July, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.43, up exactly $0.18 or 72.00 % from 2014’s $0.25 EPS. The expected HMN’s profit could reach $17.56M giving the stock 20.93 P/E in the case that $0.43 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.37 EPS for the previous quarter, Horace Mann Educators Corporation’s analysts now forecast 16.22 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $36. About 232,618 shares traded or 82.85% up from the average. Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) has risen 12.86% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.84% the S&P500.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Horace Mann Educators Corp (NYSE:HMN), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Horace Mann Educators Corp had 6 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by Wood. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Sell” on Friday, May 26. JMP Securities initiated Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) on Tuesday, November 10 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “” rating on Tuesday, April 11 by Wood. The rating was upgraded by Janney Capital to “Buy” on Thursday, February 11.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $1.47 billion. Through its subsidiaries, HMEC markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty (primarily personal lines automobile and homeowners) insurance, retirement annuities (primarily tax-qualified products) and life insurance in the United States. It has a 20.18 P/E ratio. The Company’s operating divisions include Property and Casualty segment, comprising primarily personal lines automobile and homeowners products; Retirement segment, comprising primarily tax-qualified fixed and variable annuities; Life segment life insurance, and Corporate and Other.

More notable recent Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) news were published by: Twst.com which released: “Horace Mann Educators Corporation: Horace Mann Estimates Impact of Second …” on July 11, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Horace Mann Educators’ (HMN) CEO Marita Zuraitis on Q4 2016 Results – Earnings …” published on February 07, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Horace Mann’s (HMN) Q2 Catastrophe Loss May Hit Bottom Line” on July 12, 2017. More interesting news about Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: “BRIEF-Horace Mann Educators says CFO Dwayne Hallman to take medical leave” published on January 31, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Horace Mann Educators’ (HMN) CEO Marita Zuraitis on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” with publication date: April 25, 2017.

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