Media coverage about Blue Capital Reinsurance (NYSE:BCRH) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blue Capital Reinsurance earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.9769004082468 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

BCRH has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine cut Blue Capital Reinsurance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Blue Capital Reinsurance from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have given a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Sell” and a consensus target price of $18.00.

Blue Capital Reinsurance remained flat at $$10.10 during trading hours on Friday, according to Marketbeat Ratings. The company had a trading volume of 11,482 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,948. Blue Capital Reinsurance has a 12-month low of $9.50 and a 12-month high of $20.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $88.55 million, a PE ratio of -2.04 and a beta of -0.03.

Blue Capital Reinsurance (NYSE:BCRH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 31st. The insurance provider reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by ($0.17). Blue Capital Reinsurance had a negative net margin of 108.91% and a negative return on equity of 38.82%. The business had revenue of $7.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.30 million. equities research analysts expect that Blue Capital Reinsurance will post 0.7 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 13th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th were issued a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 28th. Blue Capital Reinsurance’s dividend payout ratio is presently -24.29%.

Blue Capital Reinsurance Company Profile

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides collateralized reinsurance in the property catastrophe market in the United States and internationally. It also invests in various insurance-linked securities. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

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