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2U, Inc. (TWOU) Reaches $78.97 After 6.00% Up Move; Aames Financial Has 1.11 Sentiment

AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides workersÂ’ compensation insurance in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. The Company’s workersÂ’ compensation insurance policies provide benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital expenses. It has a 17.47 P/E ratio. The firm serves small to mid-sized employers involved in construction, trucking, logging and lumber, manufacturing, agriculture, maritime, gas and oil, and other industries through agencies.

The stock of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 3.72% or $2.83 during the last trading session, reaching $78.97. About 338,980 shares traded. 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) has risen 55.92% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.22% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $4.12 billion company. It was reported on Feb, 21 by We have $83.71 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:TWOU worth $247.44M more.

Analysts await Amerisafe, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) to report earnings on February, 26 after the close. They expect $0.83 earnings per share, down 20.19% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.04 per share. AMSF’s profit will be $15.96 million for 17.68 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual earnings per share reported by Amerisafe, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.60% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.12% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $58.7. About 19,970 shares traded. Amerisafe, Inc. (AMSF) has declined 3.80% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.50% the S&P500.

Tygh Capital Management Inc. holds 1.27% of its portfolio in Amerisafe, Inc. for 108,928 shares. Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors Lp owns 163,819 shares or 1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Capital Management has 0.98% invested in the company for 35,932 shares. The Wisconsin-based Cortina Asset Management Llc has invested 0.74% in the stock. Granite Investment Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 187,372 shares.

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