Institutional Investors Are Selling Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL)

Sentiment for Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL)

Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.62 in 2018 Q2. Its down -0.27, from 0.89 in 2018Q1. The ratio dived, as 18 investment professionals opened new and increased equity positions, while 29 reduced and sold positions in Hallmark Financial Services Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now possess: 11.31 million shares, down from 11.79 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Hallmark Financial Services Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 25 Increased: 13 New Position: 5.

Hallmark Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites, markets, distributes, and services property/casualty insurance products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company has market cap of $196.84 million. The firm operates in the Standard Commercial, Specialty Commercial, and Personal divisions. It has a 41.13 P/E ratio. The Standard Commercial segment offers standard commercial lines of insurance products primarily in the non-urban areas of Texas, New Mexico, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Arkansas, Hawaii, and Missouri.

The stock decreased 1.71% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $10.9. About 60,858 shares traded or 147.89% up from the average. Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) has declined 2.59% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.21% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) to report earnings on March, 11. They expect $0.07 EPS, up 113.46 % or $0.59 from last year’s $-0.52 per share. HALL’s profit will be $1.26 million for 38.93 P/E if the $0.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual EPS reported by Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -69.57 % negative EPS growth.

Roumell Asset Management Llc holds 6.76% of its portfolio in Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. for 304,102 shares. Intrepid Capital Management Inc owns 979,797 shares or 3.37% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cove Street Capital Llc has 1.84% invested in the company for 1.69 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Staley Capital Advisers Inc has invested 0.69% in the stock. Zpr Investment Management, a Florida-based fund reported 37,574 shares.

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