Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) hit a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $86.16 and last traded at $86.15, with a volume of 296697 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $87.60.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on ACGL shares. Barclays lifted their target price on Arch Capital Group from $91.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. BidaskClub lowered Arch Capital Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Wells Fargo & Co set a $100.00 target price on Arch Capital Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 10th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $113.00 target price on shares of Arch Capital Group in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Arch Capital Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $100.40.

The stock has a market capitalization of $11,366.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.24, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 0.83.

In other news, insider Louis T. Petrillo sold 5,921 shares of Arch Capital Group stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.07, for a total value of $539,225.47. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 43,268 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,940,416.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Mark Donald Lyons sold 5,500 shares of Arch Capital Group stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.04, for a total value of $506,220.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 6.60% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its stake in Arch Capital Group by 5,723.3% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,074,932 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $100,280,000 after buying an additional 1,056,473 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in Arch Capital Group by 141.2% during the 4th quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 585,047 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $53,105,000 after buying an additional 342,497 shares during the last quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. grew its stake in Arch Capital Group by 421.3% during the 3rd quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 329,393 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $18,024,000 after buying an additional 266,207 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in Arch Capital Group by 7.7% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,411,267 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $237,510,000 after buying an additional 173,359 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC grew its stake in Arch Capital Group by 257.0% during the 4th quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 167,893 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $15,240,000 after buying an additional 120,859 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.01% of the company’s stock.

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About Arch Capital Group

Arch Capital Group Ltd. provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance. The Company provides a range of property, casualty and mortgage insurance and reinsurance lines. The Company operates in five segments: insurance, reinsurance, mortgage, other and corporate. The insurance segment’s product lines include construction and national accounts; excess and surplus casualty; lenders products; professional lines; programs; property, energy, marine and aviation; travel, accident and health, and other.

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