Atlantic American Corporation is in the life insurance industry and is part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Hilton H. Howell. Atlantic American Corp provides property and casualty insurance and a variety of life and supplemental health products. It operates its business through its subsidiaries.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The AAME shares had a previous change of 2.03% which opened at 2.46 and closed at 2.51. It moved to an intraday high of 2.51 and a low of 2.42.

SeekingAlpha:  Atlantic American  reports Q1 results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, AAME shares returned 7.73% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.15%. Over three months, it changed -3.80%. In one year it has changed -6.29% and within that year its 52 week high was 3.80 and its 52 week low was 2.20. AAME stock is 14.09% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 2.64 and a 50 day moving average of 2.51. Right now, AAME stock is trading -5.09% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Atlantic American  reports Q1 results

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $50.6m with 20.1m shares outstanding and a float of 16.3m shares. Trading volume was 680 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,922 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.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Atlantic American Corporation was -0.05 which ended on 31st of December 2018.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019 0.19
4thQtr 2018 0.01
3rdQtr 2018 0.04
2ndQtr 2018 0.15
1stQtr 2018 -0.25

The dividend per share is currently 0.02, which is a dividend yield of 0.80%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Atlantic American Corporation; 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 9.70% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 19.00% of insider ownership and 7.10% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be 0.55.

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.59%, return on assets is 2.38%, profit margin is 4.24%, price-to-sales is 0.25 and price-to-book is 0.45.

Company Score Card:

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