RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI) Shares Purchased by Commonwealth Equity Services LLC

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC raised its stake in RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLIFree Report) by 0.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 33,576 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 87 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC owned 0.07% of RLI worth $4,462,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in RLI. Eagle Bay Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of RLI in the 2nd quarter worth about $25,000. Compass Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in RLI in the 4th quarter worth about $32,000. HM Payson & Co. acquired a new stake in shares of RLI in the first quarter valued at approximately $48,000. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of RLI by 47.5% during the first quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 376 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $50,000 after buying an additional 121 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd acquired a new position in shares of RLI during the second quarter worth approximately $65,000. 79.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

RLI Trading Up 1.4 %

Shares of NYSE:RLI opened at $133.30 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $134.38 and a 200-day moving average of $133.16. The firm has a market cap of $6.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.56 and a beta of 0.42. RLI Corp. has a twelve month low of $100.96 and a twelve month high of $149.65.

RLI (NYSE:RLIGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The insurance provider reported $1.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.19 by ($0.03). RLI had a return on equity of 16.97% and a net margin of 36.31%. The firm had revenue of $381.86 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $358.35 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.49 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that RLI Corp. will post 4.51 EPS for the current year.

RLI Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. RLI’s dividend payout ratio is currently 6.93%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several analysts recently commented on RLI shares. StockNews.com assumed coverage on RLI in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Compass Point raised their price target on RLI from $165.00 to $170.00 in a report on Thursday, July 27th.

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RLI Profile

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RLI Corp., an insurance holding company, underwrites property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. Its Casualty segment provides commercial and personal coverage products; and general liability products, such as coverage for third-party liability of commercial insureds, including manufacturers, contractors, apartments, and mercantile.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for RLI (NYSE:RLI)

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