Shares of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) opened at $14.12, and ended -2.88% lower at $13.82. Nearly 1.49 million shares were traded by the close, lower than its average daily volume of 2.34 million shares.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) Analyst Opinion

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 6 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 21.08% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -8.6% last month and is down -49.53 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover AFSI having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $19.1 price target on AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., suggesting a 38.21% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -51.47% below its 52-week high.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Earnings Surprise

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.4 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.36. Its revenue totaled $1.3 billion up 6.54% from the previous quarter.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) Intraday View

This stock (AFSI) is ahead of its 52-week low with 17.12%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.13% which for the week stands at 2.88%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -11.72% and stays -6.83% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -12.86% losses and now is down -33.1% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $18.01. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -46.89%.

Turning to OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG), its shares were trading at $9.4 a retreat of $-0.35, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $9.6, touched a high of $9.65 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.5. OFG Bancorp has 1 buy ratings, 3 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -35.06% from its high of $14.48 to a $413.1 million market value through last close.

OFG Bancorp (OFG) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.5 to 2.5 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $12.5 a share. The target implies a 32.98% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 48.94% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.26 million shares versus an average volume of 0.21 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.19% which for the week approaches 3.67%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $9.4 and compares with the $9.05 52-week low. The stock recovered 3.87% since its low point and has performed -28.24% year-to-date.