Great Lakes Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) by 1.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 210,468 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,885 shares during the period. Great Lakes Advisors LLC owned about 0.35% of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited worth $10,492,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 3.7% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 8,159 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $425,000 after buying an additional 290 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 1.3% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 15,100 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $786,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 6.1% in the first quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 52,360 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $2,725,000 after buying an additional 3,026 shares during the last quarter. Breton Hill Capital Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited during the first quarter valued at $697,000. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 1.4% in the first quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 21,145 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $1,101,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. 90.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) traded up 0.65% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $46.70. 35,273 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $49.17 and a 200-day moving average price of $51.54. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 52 week low of $44.05 and a 52 week high of $57.80. The company has a market capitalization of $2.79 billion, a PE ratio of 19.09 and a beta of 0.72.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.54. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited had a return on equity of 3.84% and a net margin of 7.66%. The company had revenue of $562 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $639.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.40 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $3.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s payout ratio is currently 39.67%.

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AHL has been the subject of several research reports. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price target on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. BidaskClub raised shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Barclays PLC lowered their price target on shares of 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. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.50.

About Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL)

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