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How to buy James River Group stock | $38.9

Learn how to easily invest in James River Group stock.

James River Group Holdings Ltd is an insurance-specialty business based in the US. James River Group shares (JRVR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. James River Group employs 683 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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James River Group stock price (NASDAQ: JRVR)

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James River Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$38.90
52-week range$31.38 - $55.72
50-day moving average $36.02
200-day moving average $38.28
Wall St. target price$47.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $1.2 (3.09%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.43

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Is it a good time to buy James River Group stock?

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James River Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $38.9 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-14) 0.03%
1 month (2021-09-21) 16.36%
3 months (2021-07-21) 5.02%
6 months (2021-04-21) -16.90%
1 year (2020-10-21) -27.00%
2 years (2019-10-21) 5.94%
3 years (2018-10-19) 0.49%
5 years (2016-10-21) 1.89%

Is James River Group under- or over-valued?

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

James River Group's EBITDA

James River Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $29 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a James River Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

James River Group financials

Revenue TTM $746.2 million
Gross profit TTM $190.1 million
Return on assets TTM -1.02%
Return on equity TTM -9.26%
Profit margin -10.26%
Book value $23.03
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting James River Group shares

There are currently 967,779 James River Group shares held short by investors – that's known as James River Group's "short interest". This figure is 4% up from 930,655 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting James River Group shares can be evaluated.

James River Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

James River Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of James River Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of James River Group shares traded daily (recently around 184690.64885496). James River Group's SIR currently stands at 5.24. In other words for every 100,000 James River Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5240 shares are currently held short.

However James River Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of James River Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable James River Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case James River Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 James River Group shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0267% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable James River Group shares, roughly 27 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against James River Group.

Find out more about how you can short James River Group stock.

James River Group share dividends

We're not expecting James River Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

James River Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, James River Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $31.3816 up to $55.7155. 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 James River Group's is 0.4598. This would suggest that James River Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

James River Group overview

James River Group Holdings, Ltd. , through its subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance services in the United States. It operates through Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted Insurance, and Casualty Reinsurance segments. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment underwrites liability and property insurance on an excess and surplus commercial lines basis in all states and the District of Columbia. This segment distributes its insurance policies primarily through wholesale insurance brokers. The Specialty Admitted Insurance segment provides workers' compensation coverage for building trades, healthcare employees, goods and services, light manufacturing, specialty transportation, and agriculture, as well as fronting and program business. The Casualty Reinsurance segment offers proportional and working layer casualty reinsurance to third parties and other insurance companies.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of James River Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.637% of James River Group shares are held by insiders and 101.148% by institutions.
How many people work for James River Group?
Latest data suggests 683 work at James River Group.
When does the fiscal year end for James River Group?
James River Group's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is James River Group based?
James River Group's address is: Wellesley House, Pembroke, Bermuda, HM 08
What is James River Group's ISIN number?
James River Group's international securities identification number is: BMG5005R1079
What is James River Group's CUSIP number?
James River Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G5005R107

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