Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 10,143 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $151,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. owned 0.08% of Atlas Financial Holdings as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AFH. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC purchased a new position in Atlas Financial Holdings in the second quarter valued at $1,582,000. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in Atlas Financial Holdings by 48.4% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 35,835 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $489,000 after purchasing an additional 11,683 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Atlas Financial Holdings by 15.9% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 203,514 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $2,778,000 after purchasing an additional 27,961 shares during the period. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC purchased a new position in Atlas Financial Holdings in the second quarter valued at $1,538,000. Finally, Granite Investment Partners LLC purchased a new position in Atlas Financial Holdings in the second quarter valued at $1,422,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.33% of the company’s stock.

AFH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Atlas Financial Holdings in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Atlas Financial Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. TheStreet upgraded Atlas Financial Holdings from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Atlas Financial Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.67.

Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ AFH) opened at $20.05 on Thursday. Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.15 and a 52-week high of $20.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 0.59 and a quick ratio of 0.59.

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In other Atlas Financial Holdings news, CEO Scott D. Wollney sold 12,443 shares of Atlas Financial Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.10, for a total value of $250,104.30. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 345,151 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,937,535.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Kingsway America Inc sold 33,684 shares of Atlas Financial Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.72, for a total value of $563,196.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 139,724 shares of company stock worth $2,572,297 in the last 90 days. 12.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Atlas Financial Holdings Profile

Atlas Financial Holdings Inc formerly JJR VI Acquisition Corp is a Canada-based company. It is engaged in the business of providing commercial automobile insurance in the United States with a niche market orientation. The Company’s automobile insurance products provide coverage in three areas: liability, accident benefits and physical damage.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Atlas Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:AFH)

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