Comerica Bank grew its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) by 18.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 127,663 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 20,104 shares during the quarter. Comerica Bank owned approximately 0.21% of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited worth $5,489,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Pzena Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 54.2% in the 3rd quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 1,687,551 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $68,177,000 after purchasing an additional 593,268 shares in the last quarter. Pax World Management LLC acquired a new stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited during the 3rd quarter worth $14,219,000. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 2.5% during the 3rd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 401,130 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $16,205,000 after acquiring an additional 9,904 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 29.6% during the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 146,244 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $5,909,000 after acquiring an additional 33,423 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC raised its stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited by 27.4% during the 3rd quarter. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC now owns 2,124,980 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $85,849,000 after acquiring an additional 456,931 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.06% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on AHL shares. Buckingham Research lifted their price target on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $44.00 to $46.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. TheStreet lowered shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC cut their price target on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from $49.00 to $43.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, UBS AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $52.00 price target (down from $54.00) on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.75.

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. Company insiders own 1.34% of the company’s stock.

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Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) opened at $40.90 on Wednesday. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 52-week low of $35.05 and a 52-week high of $57.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The insurance provider reported ($4.78) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ 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 company had revenue of $652.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $626.56 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.97 EPS. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post -2.6 earnings per share for the current year.

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

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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