Investors hope Horace Mann Educators
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts generally think investors should hang on to Horace Mann Educators, with half rating the stock a hold. Analysts like Horace Mann Educators better than competitor State Auto overall. One out of five analysts rate State Auto a buy compared to one of two for Horace Mann Educators. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with analysts increasing their endorsement from hold to moderate buy.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $242.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 2.4% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is a loss of $0.21 per share. Loss estimates range between $0.17-$0.25.
What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are solidly backing the stock, with 91.7% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The community at large backs the All Stars, with 84% granting it a rating of "outperform." Fools are bullish on Horace Mann Educators, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 26 posts in the past 30 days. The CAPS rating of five out of five stars for Horace Mann Educators is far more upbeat than the community assessment.
Horace Mann Educators' profit has risen year over year by an average of 2.8%. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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