Headlines about Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Endurance Specialty Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 85 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Endurance Specialty Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $98.00.

Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) remained flat at $92.98 during mid-day trading on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $92.86 and its 200-day moving average price is $89.27. Endurance Specialty Holdings has a one year low of $62.78 and a one year high of $93.31.

Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 24th. The insurance provider reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.44. Endurance Specialty Holdings had a return on equity of 7.10% and a net margin of 17.54%. The firm earned $659.90 million during the quarter. Analysts forecast that Endurance Specialty Holdings will post $6.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Endurance Specialty Holdings Company Profile

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. is a holding company. The Company, through its operating subsidiaries in Bermuda, the United States and the United Kingdom, focuses on underwriting specialty lines of personal and commercial property, and casualty insurance and reinsurance. It operates through two segments: Insurance and Reinsurance.

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