Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Share Price
News stories about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. White Mountains Insurance Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.4479740232449 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) traded up $8.86 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $813.44. The company had a trading volume of 19,150 shares, compared to its average volume of 20,640. White Mountains Insurance Group has a 52 week low of $786.23 and a 52 week high of $948.94. The company has a market cap of $3,055.40, a P/E ratio of 5.51 and a beta of 0.45.
In related news, Director Angelo Michael Frinquelli sold 100 shares of White Mountains Insurance Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $875.00, for a total value of $87,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 1,641 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,435,875. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Morgan W. Davis sold 350 shares of White Mountains Insurance Group stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $846.21, for a total value of $296,173.50. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,790 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $17,592,705.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
White Mountains Insurance Group Company Profile
White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company’s principal businesses are conducted through its insurance subsidiaries and other affiliates. Its segments include HG Global/BAM and Other Operations. The HG Global/BAM segment consists of the operations of HG Global Ltd. (HG Global) and Build America Mutual Assurance Company (BAM).
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