JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated their overweight rating on shares of Beazley (LON:BEZ) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

BEZ has been the subject of a number of other reports. Berenberg Bank began coverage on Beazley in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. They set a hold rating for the company. Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Beazley in a report on Friday, September 29th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a reduce rating and set a GBX 320 ($4.34) price target on shares of Beazley in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Numis Securities downgraded Beazley to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 373.75 ($5.07).

Beazley (LON BEZ) traded up GBX 3 ($0.04) during trading hours on Thursday, reaching GBX 525 ($7.12). The company has a market capitalization of $2,740.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,640.63. Beazley has a twelve month low of GBX 388.80 ($5.27) and a twelve month high of GBX 541.50 ($7.34).

In other news, insider David Roberts bought 41,300 shares of Beazley stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 486 ($6.59) per share, with a total value of £200,718 ($272,196.91).

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Beazley Company Profile

Beazley plc is a holding company for the Beazley group, which is engaged in the specialist risk insurance and reinsurance business. The Company’s segments include Life, accident & health, which underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports and income protection risks; Marine, which underwrites a range of marine classes, including hull, satellite, aviation and war risks; Political risks & contingency, which underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration; Property, which underwrites commercial, homeowner’s, and construction and engineering property insurance; Reinsurance, which specializes in writing property catastrophe, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss and pro-rata business, and Specialty lines, which underwrites professional liability, management liability and environmental liability, including architects and engineers, healthcare, technology and business services.

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