Amtrust Financial Services

AFSI-Q

NASDAQ:AFSI

14.75
0.00 (0.00%)
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., is a New York City-based multinational property and casualty insurance company.
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PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 10, 2018

(A Top Pick Sept 27/16. Down 48%.) Sold this when it turned out they were being investigated by the SEC for issues on their accounting.

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(A Top Pick Sept 27/16. Down 48%.) Sold this when it turned out they were being investigated by the SEC for issues on their accounting.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 7, 2017

This is in the insurance space for the most part, but about 50% of their revenue is in the small business casualty insurance, as well as having a meaningful exposure to specialty risks. There was talk about potential fraud and cooking the books, and he sold his holdings. Experience has taught him that usually there is more to come. Regardless of the business fundamentals, it is tough to buy into this name right now. What more is going to come out of a potential class-action lawsuit?

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This is in the insurance space for the most part, but about 50% of their revenue is in the small business casualty insurance, as well as having a meaningful exposure to specialty risks. There was talk about potential fraud and cooking the books, and he sold his holdings. Experience has taught him that usually there is more to come. Regardless of the business fundamentals, it is tough to buy into this name right now. What more is going to come out of a potential class-action lawsuit?

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 27, 2016

This is in the business/casualty insurance space. They also do specialty risk warranties. They have been on a fairly aggressive acquisition spree. They have been buying smaller insurers, cutting costs and using their scale to expand. That acquisition spree is done, and they are now starting to digest. He expects the acquisitions to become accretive by 2017. Trading at around 9X PE. Dividend yield of 2.59%.

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This is in the business/casualty insurance space. They also do specialty risk warranties. They have been on a fairly aggressive acquisition spree. They have been buying smaller insurers, cutting costs and using their scale to expand. That acquisition spree is done, and they are now starting to digest. He expects the acquisitions to become accretive by 2017. Trading at around 9X PE. Dividend yield of 2.59%.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
June 20, 2012
(A Top Pick June 1/11. Up 36.33%.)
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(A Top Pick June 1/11. Up 36.33%.)
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
May 9, 2012
(A Top Pick June 1/11. Up 24.87%.) Property, casualty and specialty insurance. Have executed very well and will make over $3 a share this year. Trading at less than 10X earnings so it still has legs.
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(A Top Pick June 1/11. Up 24.87%.) Property, casualty and specialty insurance. Have executed very well and will make over $3 a share this year. Trading at less than 10X earnings so it still has legs.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
June 1, 2011
Specialty property/casualty insurer. Extended warranties make up a good piece of their business. Pricing power in this area. Have been acquisitive and are growing rapidly.
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Specialty property/casualty insurer. Extended warranties make up a good piece of their business. Pricing power in this area. Have been acquisitive and are growing rapidly.
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Amtrust Financial Services(AFSI-Q) Rating

Ranking : 1 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 0

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Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

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Amtrust Financial Services(AFSI-Q) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amtrust Financial Services stock symbol?

Amtrust Financial Services is a American stock, trading under the symbol AFSI-Q on the NASDAQ (AFSI). It is usually referred to as NASDAQ:AFSI or AFSI-Q

Is Amtrust Financial Services a buy or a sell?

In the last year, there was no coverage of Amtrust Financial Services published on Stockchase.

Is Amtrust Financial Services a good investment or a top pick?

Amtrust Financial Services was recommended as a Top Pick by Kash Pashootan on 2018-01-10. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Amtrust Financial Services.

Why is Amtrust Financial Services stock dropping?

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Is Amtrust Financial Services worth watching?

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What is Amtrust Financial Services stock price?

On 2019-04-08, Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI-Q) stock closed at a price of $14.75.