Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN) Jumps 6.96% on February 12

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Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 12 as the stock popped 6.96% to $30.28, representing a gain of $1.97 per share. Some 159,316 shares traded hands on 1,261 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 149,928 shares out of a total float of 40.7 million. The stock opened at $28.61 and traded with an intraday range of $30.41 to $28.61.

After today's gains, Horace Mann Educators Corp. reached a market cap of $1.23 billion. Horace Mann Educators Corp. has had a trading range between $38.01 and $27.15 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $31.55 and a 200-day SMA of $33.55.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 12.8.

Horace Mann Educators is an insurance holding company. The Company markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty insurance, retirement annuities and life insurance in the United States of America.

Horace Mann Educators Corp. is based out of Springfield, IL and has some 1,383 employees. Its CEO is Marita Zuraitis.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Horace Mann Educators Corp., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for HMN. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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