Horace Mann Educators Corp (NYSE:HMN) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

May 17, 2018 - By Deanna Todd

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Sentiment for Horace Mann Educators Corp (NYSE:HMN)

Horace Mann Educators Corp (NYSE:HMN) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.22, from 1.47 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 79 institutional investors increased or started new stock positions, while 63 sold and reduced their stock positions in Horace Mann Educators Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 39.92 million shares, down from 41.01 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Horace Mann Educators Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 53 Increased: 53 New Position: 26.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a multiline insurance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.81 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity Products, Life Insurance, and Corporate and Other. It has a 10.83 P/E ratio. It underwrites and markets personal lines of property and casualty insurance, including personal lines automobile and homeowners insurance products; retirement products, such as tax-qualified annuities; and life insurance products.

The stock increased 0.80% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $44.2. About 5,613 shares traded. Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) has risen 5.82% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.73% the S&P500.

Analysts await Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) to report earnings on July, 23. They expect $0.34 earnings per share, up 1,600.00 % or $0.32 from last year’s $0.02 per share. HMN’s profit will be $13.91M for 32.50 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Horace Mann Educators Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.33 % negative EPS growth.

Channing Capital Management Llc holds 2.05% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation for 1.38 million shares. Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. owns 86,052 shares or 1.61% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Capital Management has 1.12% invested in the company for 53,989 shares. The New York-based Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co has invested 1.05% in the stock. Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc, a New York-based fund reported 2.26 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $316,642 activity.

Another recent and important Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Horace Mann Educators’ (HMN) CEO Marita Zuraitis on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 06, 2018.

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