EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) Drops 5.14% on January 12

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EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 12 as the stock slid 5.14% to $22.64, a loss of $-1.227 per share. Starting at an opening price of $23.95 a share, the stock traded between $22.51 and $24.45 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 37,760 shares over 263 trades, against an average daily volume of 24,808 shares and a total float of 20.75 million.

The losses send EMC Insurance Group Inc. down to a market cap of $469.76 million. In the last year, EMC Insurance Group Inc. has traded between $26.83 and $19.84, and its 50-day SMA is currently $25.38 and 200-day SMA is $23.99.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 8.7.

EMC Insurance Group Inc conducts its operations in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance through its subsidiaries. It is engaged in the sale of commercial lines of property and casualty insurance to small and medium-sized businesses.

EMC Insurance Group Inc. is based out of Des Moines, IA and has some 2,143 employees. Its CEO is Bruce G. Kelley.

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