Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) by 5.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 29,994 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,429 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. owned about 0.07% of Horace Mann Educators worth $1,180,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Horace Mann Educators by 2.6% in the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 68,456 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $2,810,000 after purchasing an additional 1,746 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in Horace Mann Educators by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 16,500 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $624,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC increased its holdings in Horace Mann Educators by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 24,199 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $915,000 after purchasing an additional 681 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its holdings in Horace Mann Educators by 539.0% in the 2nd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 19,808 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $749,000 after purchasing an additional 16,708 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its holdings in Horace Mann Educators by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 59,319 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $2,239,000 after purchasing an additional 2,220 shares in the last quarter. 98.26% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other Horace Mann Educators news, Director Robert Stricker sold 3,829 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.75, for a total value of $175,176.75. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 2.40% of the company’s stock.

HMN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Horace Mann Educators from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. TheStreet cut Horace Mann Educators from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised Horace Mann Educators from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Horace Mann Educators from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th.

Shares of Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN) traded up $0.15 on Friday, reaching $46.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 163,557 shares, compared to its average volume of 158,855. Horace Mann Educators Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $33.85 and a fifty-two week high of $47.65. The company has a current ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 0.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The firm has a market cap of $1,910.00, a PE ratio of 28.97 and a beta of 1.16.

Horace Mann Educators (NYSE:HMN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The insurance provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.47. Horace Mann Educators had a return on equity of 4.94% and a net margin of 5.56%. The firm had revenue of $289.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $293.10 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.58 EPS. The business’s revenue was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Horace Mann Educators Corporation will post 1.7 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Horace Mann Educators Profile

Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMEC) is an insurance holding company. Through its subsidiaries, HMEC markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty (primarily personal lines automobile and homeowners) insurance, retirement annuities (primarily tax-qualified products) and life insurance in the United States.

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