Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL) Institutional Investors Sentiment Worsens in 2018 Q2

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 fall, as 18 investment professionals increased and opened new equity positions, while 29 cut down and sold their equity 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 earnings per share, 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 earnings per share 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.

More notable recent Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Cemtrex to Showcase SmartDesk at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 – Nasdaq” on December 06, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Playa Hotels & Resorts Appoints Fernando Mulet Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer – Nasdaq” published on November 19, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “SELLAS Life Sciences Announces Additional Data Showing Consistent Clinical Effect Across HLA Allele Subgroups in Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Patients Treated with Nelipepimut-S Plus Trastuzumab Presented at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer – Nasdaq” on November 09, 2018. More interesting news about Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Micron Introduces Industry’s First 1TB Automotive and Industrial Grade PCIe NVMeâ„¢ Flash Storage – Nasdaq” published on November 13, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “North Arrow Reports Microdiamond Results From Kimberlite ML8 Mel Diamond Project, Nunavut – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 13, 2018.

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