What Next for Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. Stock After Today’s Bullish Options Activity?

 What Next for Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. Stock After Today's Bullish Options Activity?

In today’s session Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (AWH) registered an unusually high (5,087) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the December, 2016 call, expecting serious AWH increase. With 5,087 contracts traded and 3104 open interest for the Dec, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: AWH161216C00050000 closed last at: $0.6 or 20% up. About 32,676 shares traded hands. Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) has risen 30.03% since April 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.34% the S&P500.

Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering Allied World Assurance Co Holdings AG. (NYSE:AWH), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. Allied World Assurance Co Holdings AG. has been the topic of 10 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Wednesday, July 20 with “Buy”. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 22 by TheStreet. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 20 with “Equalweight”. On Thursday, December 10 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. The stock of Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) earned “Underperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, March 28. JP Morgan initiated Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) on Tuesday, June 28 with “Neutral” rating.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, is one of Bermuda’s leading property and casualty insurers. The company, through its operating subsidiaries, offers property and casualty insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis. The principal operating subsidiaries of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd have A Excellent ratings from A.M. Best Company and A- ratings from Standard and Poor’s.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.16, from 0.87 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 21 funds sold all Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. shares owned while 73 reduced positions. 25 funds bought stakes while 72 increased positions. They now own 75.06 million shares or 4.47% less from 78.58 million shares in 2016Q1.
Rhumbline Advisers, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 67,130 shares. Parkwood Ltd Liability last reported 11,596 shares in the company. Schwab Charles Investment has 420,348 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Reinhart has 0.16% invested in Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) for 45,930 shares. Blair William And Il reported 13,154 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 2,029 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Kanaly Tru has invested 0% of its portfolio in Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH). Frontier Capital Mngmt Lc accumulated 707 shares or 0% of the stock. Millennium Ltd Company has 464,944 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund last reported 338,660 shares in the company. Moreover, Bankshares Of Montreal Can has 0.01% invested in Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) for 127,095 shares. Mcf Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 32 shares. Aperio Grp Limited Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 253,688 shares. Verition Fund Lc last reported 0.05% of its portfolio in the stock. Farmers Merchants Investments Incorporated has 0% invested in the company for 600 shares.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $4.01 billion. The Firm provides property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions to clients around the world. It has a 13.87 P/E ratio. It operates in three divisions: North American Insurance, Global Markets Insurance and Reinsurance.

AWH Company Profile

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, incorporated on May 12, 2010, is a holding company. The Firm provides property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions to clients around the world. The Firm operates in three divisions: North American Insurance, Global Markets Insurance and Reinsurance. The Firm leases space in Australia, Bermuda, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Ireland, Labuan, Singapore and the United States for the operation of its North American Insurance, Global Markets Insurance and Reinsurance divisions.

More news for Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. (NYSE:AWH) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Why Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings, AG Stock Is Soaring Today” on July 20, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Allied World Global Markets Appoints New Head of Financial Lines” and published on November 15, 2016 is yet another important article.

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