Check Capital Management Inc. CA grew its holdings in shares of Trupanion Inc (NASDAQ:TRUP) by 54.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 23,325 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,175 shares during the period. Check Capital Management Inc. CA owned about 0.07% of Trupanion worth $594,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in Trupanion in the third quarter worth about $118,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Trupanion in the third quarter worth about $231,000. Atlantic Trust LLC lifted its holdings in Trupanion by 53.5% in the third quarter. Atlantic Trust LLC now owns 9,995 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $357,000 after acquiring an additional 3,485 shares during the last quarter. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its holdings in Trupanion by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 12,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $308,000 after acquiring an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, KBC Group NV bought a new position in Trupanion in the fourth quarter worth about $350,000. Institutional investors own 96.52% of the company’s stock.
In related news, Director Howard E. Rubin sold 60,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.03, for a total transaction of $1,741,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 188,739 shares in the company, valued at $5,479,093.17. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Tricia Plouf sold 1,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total transaction of $39,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 1,300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $39,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 176,541 shares of company stock worth $4,924,739. Corporate insiders own 20.70% of the company’s stock.
TRUP opened at $29.26 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $977.87 million, a PE ratio of -975.33 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a current ratio of 1.80, a quick ratio of 1.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. Trupanion Inc has a twelve month low of $22.38 and a twelve month high of $46.70.
Trupanion (NASDAQ:TRUP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 13th. The financial services provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $82.64 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.16 million. Trupanion had a negative net margin of 0.30% and a negative return on equity of 0.95%. The firm’s revenue was up 24.2% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts anticipate that Trupanion Inc will post 0.09 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Trupanion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, February 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Trupanion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 10th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Trupanion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $44.38.
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Trupanion, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides medical insurance for cats and dogs on monthly subscription basis in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company operates through Subscription Business and Other Business segments. It serves pet owners and veterinarians through third-party referrals and online member acquisition channels.
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