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FNHC

Federated National

$16.52

0.27 (1.66%)

, HIIQ

Health Insurance Innovations

$30.05

-0.1 (-0.33%)

04:55
03/20/18
03/20
04:55
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04:55

CFA Society of New York to hold a conference

22nd Annual Insurance Conference will be held in New York on March 19-20.

FNHC

Federated National

$16.52

0.27 (1.66%)

HIIQ

Health Insurance Innovations

$30.05

-0.1 (-0.33%)

AFH

Atlas Financial

$11.80

-0.35 (-2.88%)

KMPR

Kemper

$56.65

-0.15 (-0.26%)

IFC

Irwin Financial

$0.00

(0.00%)

IHC

Independence Holding Co.

$34.10

1.1 (3.33%)

HALL

Hallmark Financial

$8.71

-0.4 (-4.39%)

RLI

RLI Corp.

$64.26

0.33 (0.52%)

AGII

Argo Group

$58.45

-0.4 (-0.68%)

CNFR

Conifer Holdings

$5.57

-0.4289 (-7.15%)

FFG

FBL Financial

$70.05

0.05 (0.07%)

PRA

ProAssurance

$50.00

(0.00%)

UIHC

United Insurance

$20.00

0.04 (0.20%)

EMCI

EMC Insurance

$28.29

0.83 (3.02%)

PIH

1347 Property Insurance

$7.30

0.05 (0.69%)

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FNHC Federated National
$16.52

0.27 (1.66%)

HIIQ Health Insurance Innovations
$30.05

-0.1 (-0.33%)

03/01/18
LSCM
03/01/18
NO CHANGE
Target $50
LSCM
Buy
Health Insurance Innovations price target raised to $50 from $37 at Lake Street
Lake Street analyst Mark Argento raised his price target for Health Insurance Innovations to $50 citing the company's "strong" Q4 and fiscal 2018 guidance. The analyst recommends being an "aggressive buyer" of the stock due to Health Insurance's "strong fundamentals, attractive relative valuation, and a positive regulatory environment." He reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.
03/02/18
ADAM
03/02/18
NO CHANGE
Target $55
ADAM
Health Insurance Innovations price target raised to $55 from $39 at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Richard Close raised his price target on Health Insurance Innovations to $55 from $39 following what he called "stellar" Q4 results. The analyst cited the strong guidance, which he expects to prove conservative as the company executes on its strategy to improve compliance and customer service while also generating robust growth. Close reiterated his Buy rating on Health Insurance Innovations shares.
03/01/18
CHLM
03/01/18
NO CHANGE
Target $45
CHLM
Buy
Health Insurance Innovations price target raised to $45 from $38 at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst George Sutton raised his price target for Health Insurance Innovations to $45 from $38 following "great" Q4 results and as he believes 2018 is guided to be even better. Further, the analyst thinks guidance does not build in some meaningful positives that will likely play out in 2018. He reiterates a Buy rating on the shares.
03/12/18
ADAM
03/12/18
NO CHANGE
Target $55
ADAM
Buy
Health Insurance Innovations settlement would be positive, says Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Richard Close noted the speculation that Health Insurance Innovations was close to a settlement agreement for HCC Life Insurance's multi-state investigation and that the amount would be $5M. The analyst believes this would be a positive for Health Insurance Innovations, adding that he would not be surprised if its exposure was even less than $5M. Close reiterated his Buy rating and $55 price target on Health Insurance Innovations shares.
AFH Atlas Financial
$11.80

-0.35 (-2.88%)

03/02/18
BOSC
03/02/18
DOWNGRADE
BOSC
Neutral
Atlas Financial downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Boenning & Scattergood
Boenning & Scattergood analyst Robert Farnam downgraded Atlas Financial following the preannouncement of the significant loss reserve charge in Q4 and the expected decline in year-end 2017 book value per share to $7.25-$8.00, down from $11.96 in September. The analyst expects shares to trade down significantly on the news and would like to see results settle down before recommending shares again.
03/12/18
SDLR
03/12/18
DOWNGRADE
SDLR
Hold
Atlas Financial downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
06/13/17
BOSC
06/13/17
INITIATION
Target $19
BOSC
Outperform
Atlas Financial initiated with an Outperform at Boenning & Scattergood
Boenning & Scattergood analyst Robert Farnam initiated Atlas Financial with an Outperform and a $19 price target.
03/12/18
SDLR
03/12/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $12
SDLR
Hold
Atlas Financial downgraded to Hold on reserve charge at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Paul Newsome downgraded Atlas Financial Holdings to Hold from Buy following the company's Q4 reserve charge announcement. The analyst believes the current valuation is fair given the reduced book value expected to be reported for Q4. He has a $12 price target for the shares.
KMPR Kemper
$56.65

-0.15 (-0.26%)

08/03/17
RAJA
08/03/17
UPGRADE
RAJA
Strong Buy
Kemper upgraded to Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James
08/03/17
08/03/17
UPGRADE

Strong Buy
Kemper upgraded to Strong Buy on non-auto turn at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James upgraded Kemper to Strong Buy from Market Perform and established a $55 price target. Analyst Gregory Peters believes the non-standard auto business is beginning to turn following pricing, re-underwriting and claims initiatives. Management is working on improving the preferred auto business and believes ROE will gradually improve through 2019 given the combination of positive pricing in personal auto, and management's strategic initiatives.
02/15/18
WBLR
02/15/18
UPGRADE
WBLR
Outperform
Kemper upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair
William Blair analyst Adam Klauber upgraded Kemper (KMPR) to Outperform saying the acquisition of Infinity Property (IPCC) presents a "big upside opportunity."
IFC Irwin Financial
$0.00

(0.00%)

IHC Independence Holding Co.
$34.10

1.1 (3.33%)

03/22/17
03/22/17
NO CHANGE

Independence Holding Co. repurchases 170K shares in private transaction
Independence Holding repurchased an additional 170,000 shares of its common stock for $19.50 per share for a total of $3,315,000, bringing the total number of shares purchased in three private transactions this year to 703,000 shares at an average purchase price of $19.88 per share, for a total cost of $13,975,000. The company has been authorized to purchase up to 3M shares of its common stock under the repurchase program.
HALL Hallmark Financial
$8.71

-0.4 (-4.39%)

01/09/18
BOSC
01/09/18
INITIATION
BOSC
Neutral
Hallmark Financial initiated with a Neutral at Boenning & Scattergood
RLI RLI Corp.
$64.26

0.33 (0.52%)

AGII Argo Group
$58.45

-0.4 (-0.68%)

12/28/17
12/28/17
NO CHANGE

On The Fly: Top five analyst actions
Catch up on today's top five analyst actions with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Argo Group (AGII) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Christopher Campbell raising his price target for the shares to $71 from $67. 2. Royal Gold (RGLD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord with analyst Tony Lesiak citing the company's announcement that given a lack of sufficient water resources, its mill processing operations at the Mount Milligan mine in British Columbia, Canada have been temporarily suspended. 3. Starbucks (SBUX) initiated with a Buy at Tigress Financial. 4. Sonoma Pharmaceuticals (SNOA) initiated with a Speculative Buy at Benchmark. 5. CommerceHub (CHUBA) initiated with an Outperform at Northland. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/28/17
KBWI
12/28/17
UPGRADE
Target $71
KBWI
Outperform
Argo Group upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Christopher Campbell upgraded Argo Group to Outperform and raised his price target for the shares to $71 from $67 after taking over coverage of the name.
CNFR Conifer Holdings
$5.57

-0.4289 (-7.15%)

08/16/17
BOSC
08/16/17
INITIATION
BOSC
Neutral
Conifer Holdings initiated with a Neutral at Boenning & Scattergood
Boenning & Scattergood analyst Robert Farnam initiated Conifer Holdings with a Neutral given lack of earnings visibility.
FFG FBL Financial
$70.05

0.05 (0.07%)

08/09/17
RAJA
08/09/17
UPGRADE
RAJA
Market Perform
FBL Financial upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James
Raymond James upgraded FBL Financial to Market Perform following solid Q2 results and said the results reflect a relatively stable and profitable business.
PRA ProAssurance
$50.00

(0.00%)

09/11/17
JMPS
09/11/17
UPGRADE
Target $625
JMPS
Outperform
Alleghany upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities
JMP Securities analyst Matthew Carletti said Hurricane Irma still has the potential to be the largest insured natural catastrophe event in U.S. insurance industry history, though he believes that the property catastrophe market will see a market turn at the coming January 1 renewal. He recommends investors focus near-term on insurers that have lower-than-peer exposure to the event, such as Chubb (CB) and Alleghany (Y), which he upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform with a $625 price target. He also pointed to Amerisafe (AMSF) and ProAssurance (PRA) as insurers with no exposure to Irma losses that have been caught up in the pre-Irma selloff in the space.
09/11/17
BUCK
09/11/17
INITIATION
Target $54
BUCK
Neutral
ProAssurance initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham
Buckingham analyst Amit Kumar initiated ProAssurance with a Neutral and a $54 price target.
07/17/17
KBWI
07/17/17
INITIATION
Target $61
KBWI
Market Perform
ProAssurance assumed with a Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Arash Soleimani assumed coverage of ProAssurance with a Market Perform rating and $61 price target.
UIHC United Insurance
$20.00

0.04 (0.20%)

08/09/17
JMPS
08/09/17
UPGRADE
JMPS
Market Perform
United Insurance upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at JMP Securities
JMP Securities analyst Matthew Carletti upgraded United Insurance to Market Perform citing relative valuation.
EMCI EMC Insurance
$28.29

0.83 (3.02%)

PIH 1347 Property Insurance
$7.30

0.05 (0.69%)

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Boston Scientific

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HUSA

Houston American Energy

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VTVT

vTv Therapeutics

$1.86

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Galmed

$7.94

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MDGL

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals

$114.69

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Viking Therapeutics

$9.47

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Cott Corp.

$14.68

0.03 (0.20%)

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NEOS

Neos Therapeutics

$2.03

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Intercept

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Tocagen

$12.85

0.2 (1.58%)

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OncoSec

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Investors Bancorp

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BIIB

Biogen

$319.85

0.22 (0.07%)

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RSYS

RadiSys

$1.72

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LDOS

Leidos

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URI

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MRO

Marathon Oil

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0.03 (0.20%)

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Meredith

$55.82

0.81 (1.47%)

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