News coverage about Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.5439426147174 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd (finance.yahoo.com)
- IHS Markit Score downgrades Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd to 27 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of three available IHS Markit categories. (finance.yahoo.com)
- Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AHL) : August 11, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- IHS Markit Score upgrades Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd to 40 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of four IHS Markit categories. (finance.yahoo.com)
- See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (finance.yahoo.com)
Several research analysts have issued reports on AHL shares. Deutsche Bank AG raised 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 report on Friday, April 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a 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 report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $54.50.
Shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) opened at 47.70 on Friday. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 1-year low of $44.05 and a 1-year high of $57.80. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $49.95 and a 200 day moving average of $52.18. The company has a market cap of $2.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.50 and a beta of 0.72.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.47 EPS 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 business had revenue of $562 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $639.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.40 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $3.02 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th will be paid a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s payout ratio is 39.67%.
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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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