Independence Holding Company (IHC): Price and Financial Metrics

Independence Holding Company (IHC): $38.65

-0.54 (-1.38%)

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IHC Stock Summary

  • IHC's current price/earnings ratio is 141.05, which is higher than 93.17% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Independence Holding Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.76% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For IHC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by just 0.48% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to IHC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are XPEL, CLEU, CKX, GRC, and TR.
  • IHC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Independence Holding Co's official web site, go to

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IHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.65 52-week high $43.42
Prev. close $39.19 52-week low $22.00
Day low $38.65 Volume 5,269
Day high $39.96 Avg. volume 7,524
50-day MA $40.21 Dividend yield 1.12%
200-day MA $36.66 Market Cap 566.57M

Independence Holding Company (IHC) Company Bio

Independence Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in life and health insurance business primarily in the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Below are the latest news stories about Independence Holding Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate IHC as an investment opportunity.

P/E Ratio Insights for Independence Holding

In the current market session, Independence Holding Inc. (NYSE: IHC) is trading at $39.00, after a 1.59% gain. However, over the past month, the stock fell by 7.93%, and in the past year, by 7.88%. Shareholders might be interested in knowing whether the stock is undervalued, even if the company is performing up to par in the current session. The stock is currently above from its 52 week low by 77.27%. Assuming that all other factors are held constant, this could present itself as an opportunity for investors trying to diversify their portfolio with Insurance stocks, and capitalize on the lower share price observed over the year. The P/E ratio is used by long-term shareholders to assess the company's market performance against aggregate market data, historical earnings, and the industry ...

Yahoo | December 22, 2020

Analyzing Independence Holding's Ex-Dividend Date

On December 11, 2020, Independence Holding (NYSE:IHC) announced shareholders can expect to receive a dividend payable on January 7, 2021. The stock will then go ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. Independence Holding, which has a current dividend per share of $0.22, has an ex-dividend date scheduled for December 23, 2020. That equates to a dividend yield of 1.07% at current price levels.What Is An Ex-Dividend Date? An ex-dividend date is when a company's shares stop trading with its current dividend payout in preparation for the company to announce a new one. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because buying them on or after ex-dividend dates does not qualify th...

Yahoo | December 22, 2020

Dividend Investors: Don't Be Too Quick To Buy Independence Holding Company (NYSE:IHC) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Readers hoping to buy Independence Holding Company ( NYSE:IHC ) for its dividend will need to make their move shortly...

Yahoo | December 19, 2020

Independence Holding Company Announces Affirmation of AM Best A- (Excellent) Rating

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independence Holding Company (NYSE: IHC) today reported that AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) for the insurance company subsidiaries of Independence Holding Company.Chief Executive Officer’s Comments Roy T. K. Thung, Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are gratified that AM Best has affirmed our A- (Excellent) rating for all three of our insurance companies.   IHC has a very strong balance sheet with no indebtedness and a very substantial amount of free cash at the corporate level and significant excess capital in our insurance companies. IHC recently declared its semi-annual cash dividend (which is $.44 per share annualized), and we expect to maintain or increase this dividend amount in the...

Yahoo | December 17, 2020

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Independence Holding Company and Its Subsidiaries

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” for the subsidiaries of Independence Holding Company (collectively referred to as Independence Holding Company Group or the group) (headquartered in Stamford, CT) [NYSE:IHC]. (See below for a detailed list of companies.) Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of “bbb-” of Independence Holding Company. The outlook

Business Wire | December 16, 2020

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IHC Price Returns

1-mo -1.50%
3-mo -2.40%
6-mo 8.62%
1-year 7.23%
3-year 38.93%
5-year 149.24%
YTD -5.73%
2020 -1.28%
2019 21.24%
2018 28.75%
2017 41.31%
2016 42.40%

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