News articles about Reinsurance Group of America, (NYSE:RGA) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Reinsurance Group of America, earned a news sentiment score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.7011223621367 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Several research analysts have commented on RGA shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Reinsurance Group of America, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $134.00 price target on shares of Reinsurance Group of America, in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $137.00 price target on shares of Reinsurance Group of America, in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $130.00.

Reinsurance Group of America, (RGA) opened at 142.04 on Thursday. Reinsurance Group of America, has a 52-week low of $106.68 and a 52-week high of $142.98. The firm has a market cap of $9.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.10 and a beta of 0.85. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $136.43 and its 200 day moving average price is $131.20.

Reinsurance Group of America, (NYSE:RGA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The insurance provider reported $2.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.51. Reinsurance Group of America, had a return on equity of 8.48% and a net margin of 6.33%. The firm had revenue of $3.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.80 earnings per share. Reinsurance Group of America,’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Reinsurance Group of America, will post $10.22 EPS for the current year.

In other Reinsurance Group of America, news, Director Christine Rose Detrick sold 750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.50, for a total transaction of $104,625.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,682 shares in the company, valued at $653,139. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Director Alan C. Henderson sold 440 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $139.87, for a total value of $61,542.80. Following the sale, the director now owns 20,418 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,855,865.66. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 14,970 shares of company stock worth $2,096,360 in the last 90 days. 1.47% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Reinsurance Group of America, Company Profile

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) is an insurance holding company. The Company provides traditional life and health reinsurance and financial solutions with operations in the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. It has geographic-based and business-based operational segments, including U.S.

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