Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

Maiden Holdings

$16.33's average target is 125.24% above currents $7.25 stock price.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on MHLD shares. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of Validus Holdings in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Zacks. Compass Point has "Buy" rating and $18 target. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Monday, February 6 report.

On November 28 the company was downgraded to "Market Perform" from "Outperform" in a statement from FBR Capital. BidaskClub lowered Maiden Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st.

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An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.69%. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Wednesday, January 27 report. As per Tuesday, January 31, the company rating was reinitiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 27 by FBR Capital. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 26 by Goldman Sachs. The stock hit its twelve month high on 02/14/17, and twelve month low on 08/09/17. The firm has "Sell" rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 28. Company insiders own 2.33% of the company's stock.

Since February 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $162,299 activity. Etchart Eric sold $37,099 worth of Graco Inc. Prudential Financial Inc controls 122,719 shares with a value of $1,362,000.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.67, from 0.83 in 2016Q3. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.51% of the company's stock. 38 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. Vanguard Group Inc is the second biggest holder with 6 million shares now valued at 90.61 million whilst BlackRock Fund Advisors has 6 million shares valued at 63.76 million. Moreover, Pacific Global Invest Mngmt has 0.17% invested in Graco Inc. Raymond James Assoc holds 166,496 shares. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of Australia invested in 0.01% or 21,715 shares. New York-based Cohen & Steers has invested 0.09% in CyrusOne Inc (NASDAQ:CONE). Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il has 0.06% invested in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board accumulated 115,915 shares. Menta Cap Lc stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). City owns 36 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Massachusetts-based Alpha Windward Limited has invested 0.13% in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP). (NYSE:GGG). Fiduciary Tru reported 4,127 shares. The service areas of the Company's public utility subsidiaries cover the states of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. It has a 76.45 P/E ratio. The stock rose 0.15% or $0.08 reaching $53.32. It has underperformed by 6.20% the S&P500. Maiden Holdings's payout ratio is -120.00%. Maiden Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:MHLD) has a market cap of $659.64 Million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated 85.39 Million. The Company focuses on serving the needs of regional and specialty insurers in the United States, Europe and select other global markets by providing reinsurance solutions created to support their capital needs. The Firm operates through four divisions: Validus Re, Talbot, Western World and AlphaCat.

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About 202,349 shares traded. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) has risen 10.50% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 1.01, from 2 in 2016Q3. 42 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. The Company provides reinsurance through its subsidiaries, Maiden Reinsurance Ltd. and Maiden Reinsurance North America, Inc. The value of the company's investment in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. increased from $291,000 to $31,770,000 increasing 10,817.5% for the reporting period. Piermont reported 9,000 shares stake. State Teachers Retirement System holds 48,515 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 135,279 shares. BNP Paribas Arbitrage, SA owns 24,681 shares worth $273,000. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 9.20% of Maiden Holdings worth $111,162,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Maiden Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of -0.06 on Accern's scale.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -29.48 percent, SMA50 is -30.26 percent, while SMA200 is -45.24 percent. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its position in shares of Validus Holdings by 4.6% in the first quarter. Voya Investment Management Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD).

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