Allied Assurance Receives a Sell from BMO Capital

By Jason Carr

BMO Capital analyst Charles Sebaski reiterated a Sell rating on Allied Assurance (NYSE: AWH) yesterday. The company’s shares opened today at $43.20, close to its 52-week high of $44.71.

According to TipRanks.com, Sebaski is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 3.0% and a 67.6% success rate. Sebaski covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., and Arch Capital Group Ltd.

Allied Assurance has an analyst consensus of Moderate Sell.

Allied Assurance’s market cap is currently $3.79B and has a P/E ratio of 21.66. The company has a book value ratio of 1.0570.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 42 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of AWH in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in February 2016, Thomas A. Bradley, the EVP & CFO of AWH bought 3,000 shares for a total of $94,110.

Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG engages in the provision of insurance and reinsurance solutions. It operates through the following segments: North American Insurance, Global Markets Insurance, and Reinsurance. The North American Insurance segment offers general property and healthcare assistance products. The Global Markets Insurance segment caters to professional liabilities, marine, aviation, and on-shore construction operations. The Reinsurance segment includes property and casualty assurance services. The company was founded on November 13, 2001 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.