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Recent Technicals: Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE: HMN)


Horace Mann Educators Corporation is part of the financial services sector and is part of the insurance industry. The company CEO is Marita Zuraitis. Horace Mann Educators Corp is an insurance holding company. The company markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty insurance, retirement products and life insurance in the United States of America.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HMN stock showed a previous change of -0.61% with an open at 37.95 and a close of 37.62. It reached an intraday high of 38.12 and a low of 37.59.

SeekingAlpha:  Dividend Increases: March 4-8, 2019


The stock has a market cap of $1.5b with 41.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 39.4m shares. Trading volume reached 83,623 shares compared to its average volume of 173,399 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Horace Mann Educators Corporation shares returned 0.16% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -9.68%. Over three months, it changed -2.96%. In one year it has changed -11.89% and within that year its 52-week high was 47.50 and its 52-week low was 35.34. HMN stock is 6.45% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 41.74 and a 50 day moving average of 39.36. Currently HMN stock is trading -9.86% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Dividend Increases: March 4-8, 2019


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.68 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 87.49. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.08. The TTM EPS is 0.68, which comes to a TTM PE of 55.32. Historically, the PE high was 87.49 and the PE low was 8.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 5.92, which is a decrease of -84.27%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  -0.21
09-30-2018:  0.25
06-30-2018:  0.13
03-31-2018:  0.51

The dividend per share is currently 1.15, which is a dividend yield of 3.06%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 18.51, which means it may be overvalued by -103.22%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.80% of insider ownership and 157.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 420,409, which is 1.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.51. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.80

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1.31%, return on assets is 0.17%, profit margin is 1.54%, price-to-sales is 1.30 and price-to-book is 1.20.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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