AMSF:NSD-AMERISAFE Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Specialty | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 49.51

Change

+1.13 (+2.34)%

Market Cap

USD 0.93B

Volume

0.06M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 50.00 (+0.99%)

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AMSF Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the AMERISAFE Inc stock forecasts from 1 analysts, the average analyst target price for AMERISAFE Inc is USD 50.00 over the next 12 months. AMERISAFE Inc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of AMERISAFE Inc is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 5 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, AMERISAFE Inc’s stock price was USD 49.51. AMERISAFE Inc’s stock price has changed by +5.43% over the past week, +0.06% over the past month and -14.80% over the last year.

About AMERISAFE Inc (AMSF:NSD)

AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, underwrites workers' compensation insurance in the United States. The company's workers' compensation insurance policies provide benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital exp ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AMSF

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance-Specialty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -8.03% 67% D+ 59% F
Dividend Return 1.15% 100% A+ 43% F
Total Return -6.87% 67% D+ 59% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -14.58% 44% F 53% F
Dividend Return 8.97% 60% D- 95% A
Total Return -5.61% 44% F 62% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -12.45% 38% F 35% F
Dividend Return 28.54% 100% A+ 91% A-
Total Return 16.09% 50% F 47% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.46% 33% F 32% F
Dividend Return 5.69% 60% D- 91% A-
Total Return 3.23% 44% F 53% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 10.65% 100% A+ 81% B-
Risk Adjusted Return 30.37% 44% F 64% D
Market Capitalization 0.93B 56% F 68% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance-Specialty)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 20.33 44% F 43% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.41 22% F 39% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 24.57 22% F 13% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.81% 67% D+ 70% C-
Return on Invested Capital 14.23% 89% B+ 83% B
Return on Assets 2.39% 67% D+ 70% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio 10.75% 86% B 72% C-
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.57% 100% A+ 48% F
Short Ratio 3.91 56% F 44% F
Short Percent 1.67% 67% D+ 63% D
Beta 0.27 100% A+ 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector