Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 434,025 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $17,535,000. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. owned about 0.73% of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in AHL. Pzena Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 54.2% during the third quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 1,687,551 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $68,177,000 after buying an additional 593,268 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 216.7% in the third quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 747,345 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $30,193,000 after purchasing an additional 511,397 shares during the last quarter. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC boosted its holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 27.4% in the third quarter. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC now owns 2,124,980 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $85,849,000 after purchasing an additional 456,931 shares during the last quarter. Pax World Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in the third quarter worth about $14,219,000. Finally, Balyasny Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 121.2% in the second quarter. Balyasny Asset Management LLC now owns 449,311 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $22,398,000 after acquiring an additional 246,160 shares during the period. 95.44% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited news, CEO Stephen Postlewhite sold 1,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.62, for a total transaction of $49,944.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 39,321 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,636,540.02. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 1.34% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on AHL. UBS AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective (down previously from $54.00) on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. TheStreet downgraded shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC reduced their price target on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $54.00 to $49.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.75.

Shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) traded down $0.70 on Friday, hitting $40.90. 618,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 423,702. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a fifty-two week low of $35.05 and a fifty-two week high of $57.80. The company has a current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The insurance provider reported ($4.78) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($5.07) by $0.29. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited had a negative net margin of 6.00% and a negative return on equity of 5.68%. The business had revenue of $652.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $626.56 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.97 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post -2.6 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 28th. Investors of record on Friday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.35%. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s dividend payout ratio is currently -27.75%.

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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.

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

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