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Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the company, American Banking News reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $41.57.

A number of research firms have recently commented on AWH. Analysts at JMP Securities reiterated a “market outperform” rating on shares of Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. in a research note on Monday, July 21st. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $125.00. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. in a research note on Friday, May 30th. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $118.00. Finally, analysts at CRT Capital initiated coverage on shares of Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. in a research note on Tuesday, May 27th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) traded up 0.77% on Thursday, hitting $36.41. 35,388 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. has a one year low of $30.26 and a one year high of $39.74. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $37.57 and its 200-day moving average is $35.78. The company has a market cap of $3.525 billion and a P/E ratio of 6.26.

Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 23rd. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $554.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $564.70 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.95 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. will post $3.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE:AWH), is a specialty insurance and reinsurance company that underwrites a diversified portfolio of property and casualty lines of business through offices located in Bermuda, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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