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Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) CEO John Charman purchased 1,100 shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 21st. The shares were purchased at an average price of $56.94 per share, with a total value of $62,634.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 594,742 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $33,864,609. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ENH shares. Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 14th. They now have a $60.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $56.00. Separately, 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. Finally, 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. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $34.86.

Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) traded up 0.14% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $56.99. The stock had a trading volume of 238,936 shares. Endurance Specialty Holdings has a 1-year low of $49.29 and a 1-year high of $58.83. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $54.13 and its 200-day moving average is $52.69. The company has a market cap of $2.549 billion and a P/E ratio of 8.28.

Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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 $6.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 11th.

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

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