Wall Street analysts expect that Trupanion Inc (NASDAQ:TRUP) will report earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.04) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Trupanion’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.06) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.01). Trupanion reported earnings per share of ($0.05) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 20%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, May 1st.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Trupanion will report full year earnings of ($0.05) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.09) to $0.01. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $0.11 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.02 to $0.19. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Trupanion.
Trupanion (NASDAQ:TRUP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 13th. The financial services provider reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by ($0.03). Trupanion had a negative return on equity of 6.66% and a negative net margin of 0.62%. The business had revenue of $66.55 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.60 million.
In other news, Director Murray B. Low sold 3,000 shares of Trupanion stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.42, for a total transaction of $85,260.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 194,281 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,521,466.02. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Darryl Rawlings sold 3,500 shares of Trupanion stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.11, for a total value of $105,385.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 1,389,976 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $41,852,177.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 20,500 shares of company stock valued at $635,005. 31.24% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in TRUP. First Mercantile Trust Co. acquired a new stake in Trupanion in the 4th quarter worth approximately $129,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. acquired a new stake in Trupanion in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $143,000. Advisor Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Trupanion in the 4th quarter worth approximately $182,000. Voya Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Trupanion in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $215,000. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Trupanion in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $221,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.75% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Trupanion (TRUP) traded up $0.27 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $36.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 188,396 shares, compared to its average volume of 342,009. Trupanion has a 12-month low of $13.88 and a 12-month high of $36.88. The firm has a market cap of $1,078.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of -603.23 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a current ratio of 1.89 and a quick ratio of 1.89.
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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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