Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) had its price target hoisted by research analysts at Buckingham Research from $44.00 to $46.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Buckingham Research’s target price suggests a potential upside of 12.75% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on AHL. UBS AG decreased their target price on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $45.00 to $43.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Monday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Barclays PLC decreased their target price 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. TheStreet lowered shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Two equities research 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’s stock. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.25.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) traded up 0.429% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $40.975. 68,513 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $42.64 and a 200 day moving average of $48.65. The firm has a market cap of $2.45 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.752 and a beta of 0.70. 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 results on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.01 by ($0.54). The firm had revenue of $562.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $639.57 million. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited had a return on equity of 3.84% and a net margin of 7.66%. The firm’s revenue was down 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.40 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $0.85 EPS for the current year.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 13.2% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,439 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 284 shares during the last quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in the 2nd quarter valued at about $201,000. TLP Group LLC lifted its holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 13.7% in the 2nd quarter. TLP Group LLC now owns 4,094 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 494 shares during the last quarter. Credit Agricole S A lifted its holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 155.6% in the 1st quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 4,307 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $224,000 after acquiring an additional 2,622 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 17.9% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,340 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $216,000 after acquiring an additional 659 shares during the last quarter. 91.91% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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