Headlines about James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. James River Group earned a news impact score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2410684706745 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

James River Group (NASDAQ JRVR) opened at $38.85 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.25, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. The firm has a market cap of $1,138.86, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.04 and a beta of 0.36. James River Group has a 12-month low of $35.38 and a 12-month high of $46.20.

JRVR has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of James River Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of James River Group in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of James River Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $45.00.

In other James River Group news, Director Bryan Martin sold 450,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.10, for a total transaction of $17,145,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Corporate insiders own 41.00% of the company’s stock.

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James River Group Company Profile

James River Group Holdings, Ltd. (JRG Holdings) is an insurance and reinsurance holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted Insurance, Casualty Reinsurance, and Corporate and Other. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment offers commercial excess and surplus lines liability and excess property insurance products.

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