Brokerages expect Trupanion Inc (NYSE:TRUP) to report earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.05) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Trupanion’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.05) to ($0.04). Trupanion posted earnings per share of ($0.06) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 16.7%. The business is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, November 7th.

On average, analysts expect that Trupanion will report full year earnings of ($0.09) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.09) to ($0.08). For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $0.01 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.02) to $0.07. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Trupanion.

Trupanion (NYSE:TRUP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The financial services provider reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. Trupanion had a net margin of 0.71% and a return on equity of 3.57%. The business had revenue of $58.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $57.58 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.03) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 27.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Several research firms recently issued reports on TRUP. TheStreet upgraded shares of Trupanion from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Trupanion from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Trupanion from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their target price on shares of Trupanion from $28.00 to $29.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Trupanion from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Trupanion has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.50.

Shares of Trupanion (TRUP) opened at 22.85 on Friday. The company’s market cap is $685.54 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $22.59 and a 200-day moving average of $19.13. Trupanion has a 52-week low of $13.71 and a 52-week high of $25.00.

In other Trupanion news, COO Ian Moffat sold 8,552 shares of Trupanion stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.20, for a total value of $198,406.40. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 8,552 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $198,406.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Margaret Tooth sold 4,500 shares of Trupanion stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total transaction of $103,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,502 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $103,546. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 54,052 shares of company stock valued at $1,220,809.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Capital World Investors increased its stake in Trupanion by 1.7% in the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 2,380,800 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $53,282,000 after purchasing an additional 40,500 shares in the last quarter. Nine Ten Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Trupanion by 53.4% in the first quarter. Nine Ten Capital Management LLC now owns 1,112,380 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $15,818,000 after purchasing an additional 387,320 shares in the last quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. increased its stake in Trupanion by 12.3% in the second quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. now owns 982,373 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $21,985,000 after purchasing an additional 107,373 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its stake in Trupanion by 71.8% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 929,226 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $13,213,000 after purchasing an additional 388,226 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Trupanion by 16.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 758,594 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $16,977,000 after purchasing an additional 108,135 shares in the last quarter.

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Trupanion Company Profile

Trupanion, Inc provides medical insurance plans for cats and dogs throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The Company operates in two business segments: subscription business and other business. The subscription business segment includes monthly subscriptions for its medical plan, which are marketed to consumers.

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