Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL)?

December 7, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL)?
Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 21 investors sold Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited shares while 70 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 54.25 million shares or 0.05% less from 54.28 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Hancock Holdg stated it has 24,032 shares. California-based Menta Capital Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.06% in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL). Hbk Lp has 24,700 shares. Aviance Capital Ltd Co owns 0.42% invested in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) for 26,403 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag holds 612,054 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Qs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL). 493,597 are held by D E Shaw. Dimensional Fund L P holds 0.12% in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) or 5.03M shares. Shelton Cap Mgmt holds 30,853 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Bragg Inc, North Carolina-based fund reported 55,415 shares. Moreover, Hutchin Hill Cap L P has 0.01% invested in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) for 8,800 shares. Us Bank De holds 107 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Grace & White Inc Ny owns 6,500 shares. Franklin Resources invested in 0.04% or 1.41 million shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky reported 11,950 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd (NYSE:AHL), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd had 11 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of AHL in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Thursday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Reduce”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, September 19, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral” on Monday, January 9. Buckingham Research initiated Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) on Monday, September 11 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray initiated Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) rating on Thursday, December 10. Piper Jaffray has “Neutral” rating and $56 target. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by UBS. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $53 target in Friday, November 6 report. Below is a list of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) latest ratings and price target changes.

16/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $49 New Target: $43 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Reduce Old Target: $44 New Target: $46 Maintain
02/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $45 New Target: $43 Maintain
19/09/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $52 New Target: $45 Maintain
11/09/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Buy New Target: $44.0 Initiate
27/07/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $54 New Target: $49 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.61% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $41.17. About 568,099 shares traded. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) has risen 7.81% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.89% the S&P500.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in insurance and reinsurance businesses in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.45 billion. The companyÂ’s Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance products, including U.S. and U.K. commercial property, commercial liability, U.S. primary casualty, excess casualty, environmental liability, railroad liability, and programs business; and marine, aviation, and energy insurance products, such as marine and energy liability, onshore and offshore energy physical damage, marine hull, specie, inland and ocean marine, and aviation insurance products. It currently has negative earnings. This segment also provides financial and professional lines insurance products against financial and corporate risks, professional liability, management liability, credit and political risks, crisis management, accident and health, surety risks, and technology liability.

More notable recent Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: BB&T, Aspen Insurance Holdings and German American Bancorp” on November 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Why Aspen Insurance Holdings (AHL) Could Be Positioned for a Slump” published on September 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Aspen Insurance Holdings’ (AHL) CEO Chris O’Kane on Q4 2016 Results – Earnings …” on February 09, 2017. More interesting news about Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November …” published on November 08, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Aspen Insurance Holdings’ (AHL) CEO Chris O’Kane on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings …” with publication date: July 29, 2017.

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