American International Group (AIG) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.17

Media headlines about American International Group (NYSE:AIG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American International Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.8549415970158 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

AIG has been the topic of several recent research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $73.00 price objective on shares of American International Group in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of American International Group in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American International Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. BidaskClub raised shares of American International Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on shares of American International Group in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. American International Group currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $67.96.

American International Group (NYSE AIG) opened at 60.71 on Monday. The company’s market capitalization is $54.85 billion. American International Group has a 52-week low of $57.35 and a 52-week high of $67.47. The company has a 50 day moving average of $61.67 and a 200 day moving average of $62.35.

American International Group (NYSE:AIG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The insurance provider reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.33. American International Group had a positive return on equity of 6.06% and a negative net margin of 0.53%. The firm had revenue of $11.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.61 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.98 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that American International Group will post $5.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a $0.32 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.11%. American International Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently -711.07%.

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About American International Group

American International Group, Inc is a global insurance company. The Company provides a range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products and other financial services to commercial and individual customers. Its segments include Commercial Insurance, Consumer Insurance, Other Operations and Legacy Portfolio.

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