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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for AHL. The maximum price target given was 55, implying a possible profit of 7.84 percent. The lowest price target was 54, implying potential capital losses of 5.88 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.1 percent. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.69 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
AHL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 47.38 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 15.78 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.76 percent lower than its 52-week high. AHL has a P/E 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.