Foundry Partners LLC raised its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) by 8.1% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 200,734 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after buying an additional 15,124 shares during the period. Foundry Partners LLC’s holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited were worth $10,007,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 4.5% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 334,872 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $16,694,000 after buying an additional 14,520 shares during the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired a new position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited during the second quarter worth $1,446,000. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited during the second quarter worth $239,000. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 90.0% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 38,138 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,903,000 after buying an additional 18,063 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund raised its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 1.1% in the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 43,798 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $2,183,000 after buying an additional 478 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.65% of the company’s stock.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) opened at 47.70 on Friday. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 12-month low of $44.05 and a 12-month high of $57.80. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $49.95 and a 200 day moving average of $52.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.50 and a beta of 0.72.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.54. The firm had revenue of $562 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $639.57 million. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited had a return on equity of 3.84% and a net margin of 7.66%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $3.02 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 39.67%.

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A number of research firms recently weighed in on AHL. UBS AG restated a “neutral” rating and set a $52.00 price target (down from $54.00) on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. TheStreet lowered shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC decreased their target price on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $54.00 to $49.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.50.

About Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance on a global basis. It manages its business as two business segments: Aspen Insurance and Aspen Reinsurance (Aspen Re). The reinsurance segment consists of property catastrophe reinsurance (including the business written through Aspen Capital Markets), other property reinsurance (risk excess, pro rata and facultative), casualty reinsurance (U.S.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL)

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