Bernstein Reaffirms Lancashire Holdings Ltd (LON:LRE) As a Market Perform; They Now Have a PT Of GBX 700

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Lancashire Holdings Ltd (LON:LRE) Rating Reaffirmed

In a comprehensive report distributed to Clients this morning, Bernstein has decided to reaffirm their Market Perform rating on Lancashire Holdings Ltd (LON:LRE) shares. The TP could mean a possible upside of 10.85% from firm’s price per share.

From a total of 16 analysts covering Lancashire Holdings Ltd (LON:LRE) stock, 0 rate it a ”Buy”, 0 a “Sell”, and 0 a ”Hold”. This means that NaN of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 13.4 while the lowest target price is GBX 6.3. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 9.7 with a 1.87% above today’s (GBX 633) stock price. Lancashire Holdings Ltd was the topic of 38 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Peel Hunt maintained shares on December 14 with “Hold” rating. Peel Hunt maintained shares with “Hold” rating and GBX 613 target share price in a report from a December 7. Westhouse Securities maintained LRE stock in a recent report from December 8 with “Neutral” rating. Numis Securities downgraded the rating on December 3. Numis Securities has a “Hold” rating and a GBX 730 price target on shares. Finally, Bernstein maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in a report issued on a December 7.

Approximately 49,661 shares of stock traded hands. Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) has declined 2.33% since May 22, 2015 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 3.48% the S&P500.

Bernstein Reaffirms Lancashire Holdings Ltd (LON:LRE) As a Market Perform; They Now Have a PT Of GBX 700

The overall sentiment of institutions has increased to 0.88 in Q2 2015. Its up 0.04, from 0.84 in 2015Q2. The ratio improved, as 10 institutions have sold all the shares of Lancashire Holdings Limited that they owned while 6 funds have taken shares off the table. 8 funds have purchased shares for the first time while 6 added to their positions. These institutions now hold 10.59 million shares or 3.51% less than the 10.97 million shares they owned in 2015Q2.

The Fund Lime Rock Management Lp currently is holding shares equating to 76.63% of its total portfolio in Lancashire Holdings Limited representing a total of 8.57 million shares. Another fund,Arrow Investment Advisors Llc, is holding a total of 169,557 shares equating to 0.17% of their holdings. Additionally, Sphinx Trading Lp has a 20,600 share stake in Lancashire Holdings Limited which represents 0.09% of their total portfolio. The Fund, Ironwood Investment Counsel Llc, based out of Arizona, has also built up a stake in the stock, which represents a total of 0.07% of their total portfolio. Finally Omers Administration Corp, a fund which is based in the state of Ontario – Canada reported a total holdings of 532,630 shares.

Lancashire Holdings Limited, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the provision of global specialty insurance and reinsurance products with activities in the United Kingdom, Bermuda and Canada. The company has a market cap of 1.25 billion GBP. The Firm operates in five business divisions: Property, Energy, Marine, Aviation and Lloyd’s. It has 8.72 P/E ratio.

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