Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL) Sentiment Change Report

Sentiment for Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL)

Hallmark Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:HALL) institutional sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.27, from 1.08 in 2018Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 27 institutional investors increased and started new holdings, while 20 sold and reduced their equity positions in Hallmark Financial Services Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 11.15 million shares, down from 11.44 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Hallmark Financial Services Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 1 Reduced: 19 Increased: 17 New Position: 10.

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 $200.26 million. The firm operates in the Standard Commercial, Specialty Commercial, and Personal divisions. It has a 19.39 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 increased 0.64% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $11.05. About 1,363 shares traded. Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) has risen 4.29% since May 8, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.08% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.20 earnings per share, down 16.67 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.24 per share. HALL’s profit will be $3.62 million for 13.81 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual earnings per share reported by Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.57 % negative EPS growth.

Intrepid Capital Management Inc holds 5.75% of its portfolio in Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. for 975,810 shares. Cove Street Capital Llc owns 1.66 million shares or 2.3% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Roumell Asset Management Llc has 1.04% invested in the company for 46,914 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Staley Capital Advisers Inc has invested 0.78% in the stock. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc, a Oregon-based fund reported 130,750 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $61,093 activity.

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Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) Institutional Positions Chart

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