News articles about PICO Holdings (NASDAQ:PICO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PICO Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.9878837193369 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of research firms have commented on PICO. ValuEngine lowered PICO Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. BidaskClub lowered PICO Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.

PICO Holdings (PICO) traded down 1.34% on Friday, hitting $18.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 123,112 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $16.61 and a 200 day moving average of $16.35. PICO Holdings has a 12 month low of $10.51 and a 12 month high of $18.65. The firm’s market cap is $424.56 million.

PICO Holdings (NASDAQ:PICO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter. PICO Holdings had a negative net margin of 2.23% and a negative return on equity of 0.68%. The firm had revenue of $8.63 million during the quarter. Equities research analysts forecast that PICO Holdings will post ($1.45) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About PICO Holdings

PICO Holdings, Inc (PICO) is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Water Resource and Water Storage Operations; Real Estate Operations, and Corporate. Its subsidiary, Vidler Water Company, Inc (Vidler), owns water resources and water storage operations in the southwestern United States, with assets and operations in Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.

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