Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings (BCRH) Share Price

News stories about Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings (NYSE:BCRH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2978719601599 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings (NYSE:BCRH) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The insurance provider reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings had a net margin of 38.93% and a return on equity of 8.84%. The company had revenue of $10.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $11.09 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings’s payout ratio is 65.57%.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on BCRH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. ValuEngine cut shares of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. restated an “underperform” rating on shares of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings in a research report on Friday. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold”.

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About Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. provides collateralized reinsurance in the property catastrophe market and invests in various insurance-linked securities. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiaries, including Blue Capital Re Ltd. (Blue Capital Re), which provides collateralized reinsurance, and Blue Capital Re ILS Ltd.

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