Athene Holding (NYSE:ATH) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

News articles about Athene Holding (NYSE:ATH) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Athene Holding earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.3335537357598 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Several research firms have issued reports on ATH. Zacks Investment Research raised Athene Holding from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $59.00 price objective on Athene Holding and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on Athene Holding from $59.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Sandler O’Neill raised Athene Holding from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) assumed coverage on Athene Holding in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $63.00 price objective for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $58.57.

Athene Holding (NYSE ATH) opened at 53.25 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $10.65 billion and a PE ratio of 8.61. Athene Holding has a 1-year low of $43.25 and a 1-year high of $55.22. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $53.85 and its 200-day moving average price is $53.85.

Athene Holding (NYSE:ATH) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The insurance provider reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.37. The company had revenue of $821.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $810.07 million. On average, analysts forecast that Athene Holding will post $5.16 earnings per share for the current year.

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Athene Holding Company Profile

Athene Holding Ltd. is an insurance holding company. The Company’s segments include Retirement Services, Corporate and Other. Retirement Services segment consists of the United States and Bermuda operations, which issue and reinsure retirement savings products and institutional products. Retirement Services has retail operations, which provide annuity retirement solutions to its policyholders.

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