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Shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the company, ARN reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $34.29.

In other Endurance Specialty Holdings news, CEO John Charman acquired 7,780 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, August 7th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $54.58 per share, with a total value of $424,632.40. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

ENH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. Analysts at Bank of America upgraded shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 1st. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) opened at 56.40 on Tuesday. Endurance Specialty Holdings has a 52 week low of $49.29 and a 52 week high of $58.83. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $53.04 and its 200-day moving average is $52.5. The company has a market cap of $2.522 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.21.

Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 4th. The company reported $1.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $511.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $518.60 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.21 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Endurance Specialty Holdings will post $6.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH) is a holding company.

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