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How to buy Erie Indemnity Company stock

Learn how to easily invest in Erie Indemnity Company stock.

Erie Indemnity Company is an insurance brokers business based in the US. Erie Indemnity Company shares (ERIE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Erie Indemnity Company employs 5,805 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.8 billion.

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Erie Indemnity Company stock price (NASDAQ: ERIE)

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Erie Indemnity Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-19.
Latest market close$249.12
52-week range$156.03 - $285.10
50-day moving average $264.24
200-day moving average $215.66
Wall St. target price$115.00
PE ratio 44.8984
Dividend yield $4.44 (1.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.51

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Is it a good time to buy Erie Indemnity Company stock?

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Erie Indemnity Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $249.12 from 2023-01-25

1 week (2023-01-19) 2.49%
1 month (2022-12-23) N/A
3 months (2022-10-24) 2.77%
6 months (2022-07-26) 30.24%
1 year (2022-01-27) 44.07%
2 years (2021-01-27) 2.73%
3 years (2020-01-27) 49.22%
5 years (2018-01-26) 109.68%

Is Erie Indemnity Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Erie Indemnity Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Erie Indemnity Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Erie Indemnity Company's P/E ratio

Erie Indemnity Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, Erie Indemnity Company shares trade at around 45x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Erie Indemnity Company's PEG ratio

Erie Indemnity Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.05. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Erie Indemnity Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Erie Indemnity Company's EBITDA

Erie Indemnity Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $409.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Erie Indemnity Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Erie Indemnity Company financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.98%
Gross profit TTM $318.1 million
Return on assets TTM 10.2%
Return on equity TTM 21.8%
Profit margin 10.38%
Book value $25.94
Market capitalisation $12.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Erie Indemnity Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Erie Indemnity Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Erie Indemnity Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.66

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Erie Indemnity Company's overall score of 27.66 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 43rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Erie Indemnity Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Erie Indemnity Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.43/100

Erie Indemnity Company's environmental score of 5.43 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Erie Indemnity Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Erie Indemnity Company's social score

Social score: 9.39/100

Erie Indemnity Company's social score of 9.39 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Erie Indemnity Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Erie Indemnity Company's governance score

Governance score: 17.84/100

Erie Indemnity Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Erie Indemnity Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Erie Indemnity Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Erie Indemnity Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Erie Indemnity Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Erie Indemnity Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.66
Total ESG percentile 43.14
Environmental score 5.43
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 9.39
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 17.84
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 2

Erie Indemnity Company share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 82.18% of net profits

Recently Erie Indemnity Company has paid out, on average, around 82.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.92% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Erie Indemnity Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.92% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Erie Indemnity Company's case, that would currently equate to about $4.44 per share.

Erie Indemnity Company's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Erie Indemnity Company's most recent dividend payout was on 19 January 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 January 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Erie Indemnity Company's shares ever split?

Erie Indemnity Company's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 12 May 1996. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Erie Indemnity Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Erie Indemnity Company shares which in turn could have impacted Erie Indemnity Company's share price.

Erie Indemnity Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Erie Indemnity Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $156.0283 up to $285.1003. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Erie Indemnity Company's is 0.4677. This would suggest that Erie Indemnity Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Erie Indemnity Company overview

Erie Indemnity Company operates as a managing attorney-in-fact for the subscribers at the Erie Insurance Exchange in the United States. The company provides sales, underwriting, policy issuance, and renewal services for the policyholders on behalf of the Erie Insurance Exchange. It also offers sales related services, including agent compensation, and sales and advertising support services; and underwriting services comprise underwriting and policy processing; and other services consist of customer services and administrative support services, as well as information technology services. Erie Indemnity Company was incorporated in 1925 and is based in Erie, Pennsylvania. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Erie Indemnity Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 45.546% of Erie Indemnity Company shares are held by insiders and 36.913% by institutions.
How many people work for Erie Indemnity Company?
Latest data suggests 5,805 work at Erie Indemnity Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Erie Indemnity Company?
Erie Indemnity Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Erie Indemnity Company based?
Erie Indemnity Company's address is: 100 Erie Insurance Place, Erie, PA, United States, 16530-0001
What is Erie Indemnity Company's ISIN number?
Erie Indemnity Company's international securities identification number is: US29530P1021
What is Erie Indemnity Company's CUSIP number?
Erie Indemnity Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 29530P102

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