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amerisafe inc (AMSF) Snapshot

Open
$42.36
Previous Close
$42.48
Day High
$42.50
Day Low
$40.51
52 Week High
02/27/14 - $44.38
52 Week Low
07/31/14 - $34.35
Market Cap
766.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
63.6K
EPS TTM
$2.84
Shares Outstanding
18.8M
EX-Date
12/10/14
P/E TM
14.3x
Dividend
$0.48
Dividend Yield
4.86%
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amerisafe inc (AMSF) Details

AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, markets and underwrites workers’ compensation insurance for small to mid-sized employers engaged in construction, trucking, manufacturing, oil and gas, agriculture, maritime, and logging industries. Its workers’ compensation insurance policies provide various benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital expenses. The company provides coverage to employers under state and federal workers’ compensation laws. It sells its products through agencies in the United States. AMERISAFE, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is based in DeRidder, Louisiana.

437 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1985

amerisafe inc (AMSF) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $527.5K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $271.7K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $291.7K
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $168.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

amerisafe inc (AMSF) Key Developments

Amerisafe, Inc. Appoints Michael Brown to Its Board

AMERISAFE, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors increased the number of Board members from seven to eight. The Board approved an invitation to Michael Brown to fill the newly created vacancy, subject to confirmation of Mr. Brown's qualifications to serve as an independent director of the company. Following this confirmation, Mr. Brown accepted the invitation to become a member of the Board on November 11, 2014. Mr. Brown will serve in the class of directors that will stand for re-election at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2017. However, under Texas law, Mr. Brown will be required to stand for election at the next annual meeting of shareholders, presently expected to occur in June 2015.

Amerisafe, Inc. Presents at 2014 FBR Fall Investor Conference, Dec-02-2014

Amerisafe, Inc. Presents at 2014 FBR Fall Investor Conference, Dec-02-2014 . Venue: Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10017, United States.

Amerisafe, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Extraordinary Cash Dividend, Payable on December 26, 2014; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

On October 28, 2014, Amerisafe, Inc.'s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share, payable on December 26, 2014 to shareholders of record as of December 12, 2014. On the same date, the Board of Directors declared an extraordinary cash dividend of $1.00 per share payable on December 26, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 12, 2014. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, net premiums written were $90,139,000, compared to $81,618,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $95,928,000, compared to $81,596,000 a year ago. Net investment income was $6,495,000, compared to $6,947,000 a year ago. Total revenue was $102,336,000, compared to $88,003,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $19,348,000, compared to $12,447,000 a year ago. Net income was $13,479,000 or $0.71 per diluted share, compared to $9,699,000 $0.52 per diluted share a year ago. Return on average equity was 12.2% compared to 9.8% a year ago. Operating net income was $13,578,000 or $0.72 per common share compared to $10,124,000 or $0.54 per common share a year ago. For the nine months, net premiums written were $292,830,000, compared to $267,499,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $278,677,000, compared to $243,288,000 a year ago. Net investment income was $20,048,000, compared to $20,266,000 a year ago. Total revenue was $299,133,000, compared to $262,026,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $49,813,000, compared to $34,174,000 a year ago. Net income was $36,801,000 $1.95 per diluted share, compared to $26,194,000 $1.39 per diluted share a year ago. Book value per share was $23.85 as on September 30, 2014, compared to $21.67 as on September 30, 2013. Return on average equity was 11.3% compared to 8.9% a year ago. Operating net income was $36,683,000 or $1.94 per common share compared to $27,443,000 or $1.47 per common share a year ago. Cash flows from operations remained strong, up $4.2 million to $104 million for the 9-month period ended September 30, 2014.

 

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