Insider Buying: Villers Rupert Purchases 1,300 Shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited Stock (AHL)
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) Chairman Villers Rupert bought 1,300 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $41.42 per share, with a total value of $53,846.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chairman now directly owns 52,983 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,194,556. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They now have a $44.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $47.00.
Shares of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) traded up 0.90% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $41.53. 58,035 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited has a 52 week low of $34.81 and a 52 week high of $47.16. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $42.73 and its 200-day moving average is $42.24. The company has a market cap of $2.719 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.73.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 23rd. The company reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $616.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $613.60 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited’s revenue was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited will post $4.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, August 27th. Investors of record on Monday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 7th.
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) is a holding company.
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