Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The insurance provider reported $3.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.86 by $1.31, Fidelity Earnings reports. Stewart Information Services had a return on equity of 20.69% and a net margin of 8.04%.

Shares of Stewart Information Services stock traded up $0.73 on Thursday, reaching $56.95. 7,751 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 110,741. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 2.58 and a quick ratio of 2.58. Stewart Information Services has a twelve month low of $36.42 and a twelve month high of $62.44. The company has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.68 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $57.98.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 15th were issued a dividend of $0.33 per share. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 14th. Stewart Information Services’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.79%.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Stewart Information Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 2nd.

Stewart Information Services Company Profile

Stewart Information Services Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides title insurance and real estate transaction services. The company operates in two segments, Title Insurance and Related Services, and Ancillary Services and Corporate. The Title Insurance and Related Services segment is involved in searching, examining, closing, and insuring the condition of the title to real property.

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