Security National Financial (NASDAQ:SNFCA) Now Covered by Analysts at StockNews.com

Equities research analysts at StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Security National Financial (NASDAQ:SNFCAGet Rating) in a research note issued on Monday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the credit services provider’s stock.

Security National Financial Trading Down 0.8 %

Shares of SNFCA opened at $6.56 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $141.74 million, a P/E ratio of 14.89 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a 50-day moving average of $6.53 and a two-hundred day moving average of $7.65. Security National Financial has a 12-month low of $5.77 and a 12-month high of $9.96.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Security National Financial

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Security National Financial during the second quarter worth about $106,000. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Security National Financial in the third quarter valued at approximately $100,000. UMA Financial Services Inc. purchased a new stake in Security National Financial in the first quarter valued at approximately $304,000. State Street Corp grew its holdings in Security National Financial by 11.1% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 43,145 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $431,000 after purchasing an additional 4,294 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Security National Financial by 2.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 118,016 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $1,180,000 after purchasing an additional 2,555 shares during the period. 32.56% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Security National Financial Company Profile

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Security National Financial Corporation engages in the life insurance, cemetery and mortuary, and mortgage businesses. The company's Life Insurance segment is involved in selling and servicing lines of life insurance, annuity products, and accident and health insurance. It offers various life insurance products, including funeral plans and interest-sensitive life insurance, as well as other traditional life, accident, and health insurance products; annuity products comprising single and flexible premium deferred annuities, and immediate annuities; and diver's accident policies.

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