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 maximum price target given was 55, which equates to a potential upside of 7.84 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 54, implying potential capital losses of 5.88 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.1 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -8.26 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

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. 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of AHL is 0.48.

In the last 52-weeks, AHL has achieved a high of 57.80 and a low of 44.05. 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.1 billion. AHL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.