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.
AHL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 55, which equates to a potential upside of 7.84 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, which equates to a potential downside of 5.88 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.1 percent. That number becomes -8.26 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.01 percent. 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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
AHL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 47.38 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AHL is 0.48.
In the trailing 52-weeks, AHL hit 57.80 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 44.05. Currently the stock is 15.78 percent higher than its low, and 11.76 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.1 billion. AHL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.