Shore Capital restated their buy rating on shares of Beazley (LON:BEZ) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt reissued a reduce rating and issued a GBX 320 ($4.34) target price on shares of Beazley in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an overweight rating on shares of Beazley in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Beazley in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a hold rating for the company. Finally, Numis Securities lowered shares of Beazley to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 373.75 ($5.07).

Beazley (LON:BEZ) traded down GBX 4.67 ($0.06) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 522.33 ($7.08). 1,640,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,390,000. The company has a market cap of $2,720.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,632.28. Beazley has a one year low of GBX 387 ($5.25) and a one year high of GBX 541.50 ($7.34).

In other Beazley news, insider David Roberts purchased 41,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 486 ($6.59) per share, with a total value of £200,718 ($272,196.91).

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Beazley Company Profile

Beazley plc is a holding company for the Beazley group, which is engaged in the specialist risk insurance and reinsurance business. The Company’s segments include Life, accident & health, which underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports and income protection risks; Marine, which underwrites a range of marine classes, including hull, satellite, aviation and war risks; Political risks & contingency, which underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration; Property, which underwrites commercial, homeowner’s, and construction and engineering property insurance; Reinsurance, which specializes in writing property catastrophe, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss and pro-rata business, and Specialty lines, which underwrites professional liability, management liability and environmental liability, including architects and engineers, healthcare, technology and business services.

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