Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports
Headlines about Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.9997014613532 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- IHS Markit Score downgrades Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd to 27 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of three available IHS Markit categories. (finance.yahoo.com)
- Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AHL) : August 11, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- IHS Markit Score upgrades Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd to 40 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of four IHS Markit categories. (finance.yahoo.com)
- See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (finance.yahoo.com)
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on AHL shares. Barclays PLC reduced their price objective on Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $54.00 to $49.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $52.00 price objective (down from $54.00) on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub cut Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, TheStreet cut Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.50.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE AHL) traded up 0.32% on Friday, hitting $47.70. The stock had a trading volume of 438,489 shares. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 52 week low of $44.05 and a 52 week high of $57.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.50 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $49.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $52.18.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.54. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited had a net margin of 7.66% and a return on equity of 3.84%. The firm had revenue of $562 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $639.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $3.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s payout ratio is 39.67%.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited Company Profile
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance on a global basis. It manages its business as two business segments: Aspen Insurance and Aspen Reinsurance (Aspen Re). The reinsurance segment consists of property catastrophe reinsurance (including the business written through Aspen Capital Markets), other property reinsurance (risk excess, pro rata and facultative), casualty reinsurance (U.S.
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