Shares of Enstar Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESGR) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Zacks has also assigned Enstar Group an industry rank of 91 out of 254 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on ESGR. ValuEngine lowered Enstar Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 24th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Enstar Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 6th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Enstar Group from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 17th.

Enstar Group stock traded down $9.96 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $147.68. The stock had a trading volume of 129,331 shares, compared to its average volume of 54,475. The stock has a market cap of $3.27 billion, a PE ratio of 143.38 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $146.67 and a 200-day simple moving average of $171.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.89 and a quick ratio of 0.89. Enstar Group has a 52 week low of $94.58 and a 52 week high of $213.99.

Enstar Group (NASDAQ:ESGR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 7th. The insurance provider reported ($15.60) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Enstar Group had a return on equity of 0.96% and a net margin of 36.46%. The business had revenue of $365.71 million during the quarter.

In other news, Director Hans-Peter Gerhardt bought 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $123.50 per share, with a total value of $494,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 9.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in Enstar Group by 52.2% during the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 207 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 71 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Enstar Group in the 1st quarter worth about $47,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in shares of Enstar Group by 201.3% in the 4th quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 693 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $143,000 after purchasing an additional 463 shares during the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in Enstar Group in the 1st quarter worth about $159,000. Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in Enstar Group during the 4th quarter valued at about $176,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 69.42% of the company’s stock.

Enstar Group Company Profile

Enstar Group Limited acquires and manages insurance and reinsurance companies, and portfolios of insurance and reinsurance business in run-off. It operates in three segments: Non-Life Run-Off, Atrium, and StarStone. The Non-Life Run-Off segment engages in the running off property and casualty, and other non-life lines of businesses.

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