Aspen Insurance (AHL) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $1.16 EPS

Aspen Insurance (NYSE:AHL) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The insurance provider reported ($2.23) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.07) by ($1.16), Briefing.com reports. The company had revenue of $538.50 million during the quarter. Aspen Insurance had a negative net margin of 8.02% and a negative return on equity of 1.27%. The company’s revenue was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($3.14) earnings per share.

Shares of Aspen Insurance stock traded up $0.49 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $42.48. 90,833 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 842,362. Aspen Insurance has a 12-month low of $34.80 and a 12-month high of $46.10. The firm has a market cap of $2.50 billion, a PE ratio of -6.45 and a beta of 0.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 0.72 and a quick ratio of 0.72.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. KBC Group NV increased its position in shares of Aspen Insurance by 205.5% during the 4th quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 1,674 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $70,000 after purchasing an additional 1,126 shares during the last quarter. We Are One Seven LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Aspen Insurance during the 4th quarter valued at $85,000. HRT Financial LLC bought a new position in shares of Aspen Insurance during the 3rd quarter worth $233,000. Exane Asset Management bought a new position in shares of Aspen Insurance during the 4th quarter worth $254,000. Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue grew its stake in shares of Aspen Insurance by 37.9% during the 3rd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 6,151 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $257,000 after acquiring an additional 1,691 shares during the period. 93.64% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Aspen Insurance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd.

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Aspen Insurance Company Profile

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in insurance and reinsurance businesses in the United States and internationally. The company's Aspen Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance products, including U.S. and U.K. commercial property, commercial liability, U.S.

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Earnings History for Aspen Insurance (NYSE:AHL)

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