- HCC INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC's earnings per share declined by 33.9% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. Earnings per share have declined over the last year. We anticipate that this should continue in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, HCC INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC reported lower earnings of $2.99 versus $3.11 in the prior year. For the next year, the market is expecting a contraction of 11.0% in earnings ($2.66 versus $2.99).
- The gross profit margin for HCC INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC is currently extremely low, coming in at 12.90%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Regardless of the weak results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 8.30% is above that of the industry average.
- Compared to where it was a year ago today, the stock is now trading at a higher level, regardless of the company's weak earnings results. Despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year, there is currently no conclusive evidence that warrants the purchase or sale of this stock.
- HCC's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.09 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels.
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