FedNat Holding Company is part of the property and casualty insurance industry and trades as part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Michael H. Braun. FedNat Holding Co, formerly Federated National Holding Co. is an insurance holding company controlling all steps in the insurance underwriting, distribution and claims processes through its subsidiaries.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The FNHC shares had a previous change of -1.23% which opened at 16.26 and closed at 16.07. It moved to an intraday high of 16.71 and a low of 16.00.

SeekingAlpha:  Federated National Holding (FNHC) Investor Presentation – Slideshow

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, FNHC shares returned -5.02% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -12.09%. Over three months, it changed -19.42%. In one year it has changed 1.75% and within that year its 52-week high was 26.76 and its 52-week low was 15.63. FNHC stock is 2.82% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 21.60 and a 50 day moving average of 18.09. Right now, FNHC stock is trading -25.61% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Federated National Holding (FNHC) Investor Presentation – Slideshow


The company has a market cap of $205.4m with 12.8m shares outstanding and a float of 10.4m shares. Trading volume was 58,578 shares and has experienced an average volume of 49,555 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for FedNat Holding Company was 1.52 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.74. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.43. The trailing twelve month EPS is 1.52, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 10.57.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  -0.43
09-30-2018:  0.62
06-30-2018:  0.69
03-31-2018:  0.64

The dividend per share is currently 0.32, which is a dividend yield of 1.99%. Also, the payout ratio is 21.05%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 13.64, which means it might overvalued by -17.84%

The next earnings report will be: 03-29-2019

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of FedNat Holding Company; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 4.10% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 17.90% of insider ownership and 89.80% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.79

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 6.99%, return on assets is 1.63%, profit margin is 3.71%, price-to-sales is 0.53 and price-to-book is 0.97.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 2  : Past Performance Result
 4  : Valuation Result
 5  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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