EMC Insurance Group Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks (EMCI)

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EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ:EMCI) was downgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $29.50 price target on the stock. Zacks‘s price objective indicates a potential downside of 4.53% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods cut their price target on shares of EMC Insurance Group from $34.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sandler O’Neill cut their price target on shares of EMC Insurance Group from $39.00 to $38.00 in a research note on Friday, May 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. EMC Insurance Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.19.

Shares of EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ:EMCI) traded down 0.55% on Friday, hitting $30.90. The stock had a trading volume of 24,725 shares. EMC Insurance Group has a 52 week low of $26.23 and a 52 week high of $36.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $31.40 and its 200-day moving average is $31.64. The company has a market cap of $415.9 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.28.

EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ:EMCI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 21st. The company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.33. Analysts expect that EMC Insurance Group will post $2.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

EMC Insurance Group Inc is an insurance holding company. The Company conducts operations in property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance through its subsidiaries.

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