Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC) Director James M. Chadwick sold 24,196 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.62, for a total transaction of $1,128,017.52. Following the sale, the director now owns 3,763 shares in the company, valued at $175,431.06. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Shares of Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC) opened at 46.04 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.48 and a beta of 0.85. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $44.69 and its 200 day moving average is $44.57. Stewart Information Services Corp has a one year low of $34.41 and a one year high of $48.60.

Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 20th. The insurance provider reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.24. Stewart Information Services Corp had a return on equity of 9.32% and a net margin of 2.76%. The company had revenue of $443 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $439.40 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.48) earnings per share. Stewart Information Services Corp’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Stewart Information Services Corp will post $3.04 earnings per share for the current year.

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Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Comerica Bank raised its position in shares of Stewart Information Services Corp by 3.9% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 25,853 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,233,000 after buying an additional 982 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of Stewart Information Services Corp by 3.2% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 363,638 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $16,066,000 after buying an additional 11,166 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners raised its position in shares of Stewart Information Services Corp by 2.2% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 276,190 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $12,202,000 after buying an additional 5,955 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in shares of Stewart Information Services Corp during the first quarter worth $1,306,000. Finally, Reinhart Partners Inc. raised its position in shares of Stewart Information Services Corp by 2.5% in the first quarter. Reinhart Partners Inc. now owns 81,860 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $3,617,000 after buying an additional 1,958 shares during the last quarter. 91.95% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Stewart Information Services Corp Company Profile

Stewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company. The Company is engaged in offering products and services through its direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. The Company operates through two segments: title insurance and ancillary services and corporate.

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