The value of the company's investment in Greenlight Reinsurance, Ltd. - went from $400,000 to $391,000 a change of 2.3% for the reporting period. The firm owned 48,845 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 300 shares during the period. Verdant Holding Company, Ltd. makes strategic investments in a select group of property and casualty insurers, and general agents. State Street Corp now owns 631,636 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $14,398,000 after buying an additional 55,606 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Advisory Services Network LLC bought a new stake in shares of Greenlight Reinsurance during the first quarter valued at $237,000. Usca Ria LLC claims 24,850 shares worth $519,000. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned approximately 0.20% of Greenlight Reinsurance worth $1,690,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Greenlight Reinsurance by 8.6% in the fourth quarter. The 50 day moving average was up $1.92 and the 200 day average was up $1.49. As to cut the story short, it's all about what a stock does that matters in eye of passive investors.
Greenlight Reinsurance (GLRE) traded down 0.44% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $22.80. Strengthening these views, the company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 113.50% in this year. Shares saw a steep increase in trading volume of 492.97% over the normal average daily volume.
The P/E ratio is 16.326 and the market cap is 850.44M.
Greenlight Reinsurance (NASDAQ:GLRE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.39 and is projected to be $0.80 for the current year with 37,341,000 shares now outstanding. The firm had revenue of $121.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $139.90 million. Next quarter's EPS is expected be $0.74 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $2.78.
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Leonard R. Goldberg, Interim CEO reported the sale of 520 shares of GLRE stock. Zacks Investment Research raised Greenlight Reinsurance from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Greenlight Reinsurance from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. ValuEngine downgraded Greenlight Reinsurance from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th.
In other news, Director Leonard R. Goldberg sold 1,659 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $21.19. The Director now owns $3,337,870 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 33,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $770,500. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total value of $70,265.00. On the other side it is not a negative indicator for Investor portfolio value - when the price of a stock Investor owns moves down in value. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Teachers Advisors, LLC added to its ownership by buying 3,014 shares an increase of 5.4% in the quarter.
Now we move forward to see the historical returns of Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (GLRE) which is Cayman Islands based stock.