CNA Financial Corp held its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 29,797 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. CNA Financial Corp’s holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited were worth $1,485,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its holdings in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 13.2% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,439 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 284 shares in the last quarter. TLP Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited during the 1st quarter worth $187,000. Credit Agricole S A raised its holdings in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 155.6% during the 1st quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 4,307 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $224,000 after buying an additional 2,622 shares in the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 20.7% during the 2nd quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,753 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $237,000 after buying an additional 814 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited during the 2nd quarter worth $239,000. 91.92% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a report on Monday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $44.00 target price for the company. TheStreet cut Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub cut Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $52.00 target price (down previously from $54.00) on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered their target price on Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $54.00 to $49.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $52.40.

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Shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) remained flat at $41.75 during midday trading on Tuesday. 62,583 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $2.50 billion, a PE ratio of 17.07 and a beta of 0.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $46.69 and a 200-day moving average of $50.46. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 1-year low of $35.05 and a 1-year high of $57.80.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $639.57 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.40 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $2.67 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th were issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.30%. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s dividend payout ratio is presently 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL)

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