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AMERISAFE Inc (AMSF) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

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AMERISAFE Inc (AMSF) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. AMERISAFE Inc is a specialty provider of workers' compensation insurance to employers engaged in hazardous industries, mainly construction, trucking, manufacturing, oil and gas and agriculture. AMERISAFE Inc has a market cap of $1.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.00 with a P/E ratio of 16.66 and P/S ratio of 2.84. The dividend yield of AMERISAFE Inc stocks is 1.45%. AMERISAFE Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 3.90% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter AMERISAFE Inc reported a revenue of $92.8 million, compared with the revenue of $98.21 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $375.2 million, a decrease of 5.4% from the previous year. For the last five years AMERISAFE Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 3.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.4 for the year, a decline of 40.7% from the previous year. Over the last five years AMERISAFE Inc had an EPS growth rate of 12.2% a year. The AMERISAFE Inc had a decent operating margin of 21.92%, compared with the operating margin of 28.44% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of AMERISAFE Inc is 19.63%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, AMERISAFE Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $55.6 million, compared with $58.9 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. AMERISAFE Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $56.00, AMERISAFE Inc is traded at 71.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $32.69. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.84, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.66. The stock lost 6.22% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • EVP - Chief Risk Officer Vincent J. Gagliano sold 4,162 shares of AMSF stock on 02/26/2018 at the average price of $58.17. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.73% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of AMSF, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.