AMP Capital Investors Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) by 95.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 25,344 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 12,344 shares during the period. AMP Capital Investors Ltd’s holdings in Athene were worth $1,365,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its stake in Athene by 1,331.7% during the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 77,740 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $3,857,000 after acquiring an additional 72,310 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System grew its stake in Athene by 45.6% during the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 80,950 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $4,016,000 after acquiring an additional 25,350 shares in the last quarter. StepStone Group LP purchased a new position in Athene during the second quarter valued at $76,530,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in Athene by 164.7% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,112,966 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $253,652,000 after acquiring an additional 3,181,535 shares in the last quarter. Finally, XL Group Investments Ltd purchased a new position in Athene during the third quarter valued at $985,000. 48.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE ATH) opened at $50.76 on Thursday. Athene Holding Ltd. has a 52 week low of $45.13 and a 52 week high of $55.22. The company has a market cap of $10,150.00 and a PE ratio of 9.53.

Athene (NYSE:ATH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The insurance provider reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.06. Athene had a net margin of 22.66% and a return on equity of 13.31%. The firm had revenue of $863.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $852.85 million. analysts predict that Athene Holding Ltd. will post 5.17 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Athene in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Athene in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $63.00 price objective on shares of Athene in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. UBS lifted their price objective on shares of Athene from $63.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Athene from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $59.80.

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Athene Company Profile

Athene Holding Ltd. is an insurance holding company. The Company’s segments include Retirement Services, Corporate and Other. Retirement Services segment consists of the United States and Bermuda operations, which issue and reinsure retirement savings products and institutional products. Retirement Services has retail operations, which provide annuity retirement solutions to its policyholders.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Athene (NYSE:ATH)

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