Analyst Ratings for Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (AHL)Updated: 2017-07-27
Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:AHL) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. AHL had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.
A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AHL. The maximum price target given was 55, implying a possible profit of 7.84 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying potential capital losses of 5.88 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.1 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.26 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.01 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.69 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
AHL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 47.38 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AHL has a PEG ratio of 0.48.
AHL has traded between a high of 57.80 and a low of 44.05 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.78 percent, and below the high by 11.76 percent. AHL has a price/earnings ratio of 22.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AHL value stock report compares AHL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AHL is $3.1 billion. AHL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.