Argo Group International Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:AGII)

About Argo Group International Holdings

Argo Group International Holdings logoArgo Group International Holdings, Ltd. is an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. The Company operates through four segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Excess and Surplus Lines segment carriers focus on risks that the standard (admitted) market is unwilling or unable to underwrite. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment consists of two operating platforms: Colony Specialty and Argo Pro. Commercial Specialty segment provides property, casualty and surety coverages designed to meet the insurance needs of businesses within certain markets. International Specialty segment underwrites insurance and reinsurance risks. The Syndicate 1200 segment underwrites around the world property, specialty and non-United States liability insurance.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AGII
  • CUSIP: G0464B10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $56.10
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $56.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $53.07
  • 52-Week Range: $41.55 - $60.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.00
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
  • Market Cap: $1.70B
  • Outstanding Shares: 30,046,000
  • Beta: 0.6
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.03%
  • Return on Equity: 6.68%
  • Return on Assets: 1.67%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.44%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $62.00 (9.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/4/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$56.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
12/9/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Initiated CoverageOverweight$74.00View Rating Details
7/20/2015MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$41.81 -> $57.00View Rating Details
5/20/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-BuyView Rating Details
2/10/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2016        
8/2/2016Q216$0.51$1.20$361.84 million$384.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.95$0.98$355.64 million$370.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q415$0.88$0.90$353.26 million$369.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$0.79$0.86$351.83 million$531.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.81$0.91$348.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.86$1.02$342.70 million$371.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q414$0.96$0.83$342.82 million$412.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.86$0.89$340.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.81$0.89$342.99 million$375.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.75$1.49$343.48 million$360.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.76$0.82$332.32 million$412.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.68$0.80$328.47 million$364.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.73$0.71$320.97 million$364.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012($0.93)($0.24)$305.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.60$0.59$329.25 million$344.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.49$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.50$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012($0.32)($0.34)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011($0.68)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011($2.75)($3.34)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.44$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.94 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.03 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.92$0.92$0.92
Q2 20161$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q3 20161$0.91$0.91$0.91
Q4 20161$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q1 20172$0.99$1.13$1.06
Q2 20172$1.10$1.12$1.11
Q3 20172$0.92$0.94$0.93
Q4 20172$0.88$1.22$1.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:1.56%
Payout Ratio:20.34% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
21.84% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/2/2016Quarterly$0.228/11/20168/15/20168/29/2016
5/4/2016Quarterly$0.225/27/20166/1/20166/17/2016
2/16/2016Quarterly$0.222/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
11/10/2015Quarterly$0.2011/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/4/2015$0.208/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.201.59%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.201.51%2/26/20153/2/20153/19/2015
11/4/2014quarterly$0.181.3%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/5/2014quarterly$0.181.4%8/27/20149/1/20149/15/2014
5/5/2014quarterly$0.181.6%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014
2/18/2014quarterly$0.151.35%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014
11/4/2013quarterly$0.151.46%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013
8/6/2013quarterly$0.151.37%8/28/20139/2/20139/16/2013
5/7/2013quarterly$0.151.31%5/30/20136/3/20136/20/2013
2/15/2013quarterly$0.151.55%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.79%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.95%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/23/2016Kevin James RehnbergInsiderBuy8,543$56.21$480,202.03View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016John H. TonelliDirectorSell3,810$55.91$213,017.10View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell18,661$56.62$1,056,585.82View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Kevin James RehnbergInsiderSell5,000$55.90$279,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Mark E. Watson IIIInsiderSell10,498$55.52$582,848.96View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell11,248$53.50$601,768.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell8,865$53.49$474,188.85View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Mark E Watson IIICEOSell9,718$58.13$564,907.34View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016John R Power JrDirectorSell2,558$55.10$140,945.80View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Kevin James RehnberginsiderBuy6,198$60.37$374,173.26View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Mark E Watson IIICEOSell4,500$63.00$283,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Mark E. Watson IIICEOSell5,500$63.58$349,690.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell6,000$58.00$348,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Mark E Watson IIICEOSell8,927$56.86$507,589.22View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Mark E Watson IIICEOSell7,741$54.02$418,168.82View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell7,513$52.10$391,427.30View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015F Sedgwick BrowneDirectorSell3,588$52.73$189,195.24View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell8,969$56.38$505,672.22View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Mark E Watson IIICEOSell8,610$57.14$491,975.40View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Harvey B CashDirectorSell2,213$57.52$127,291.76View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell20,000$53.00$1,060,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Andrew CarrierInsiderSell5,388$49.70$267,783.60View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Mark Watson IIICEOSell10,000$42.55$425,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Mark Watson IIICEOSell5,000$42.84$214,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Mark Watson IIICEOSell15,400$43.77$674,058.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
DateHeadline
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoArgo Group Hires Jose A. Hernandez as Head of International Businesses and Appoints David Harris as Head of Performance for the Group (NASDAQ:AGII)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 3:25 PM
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www.realistinvestor.com - September 20 at 9:10 AM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 10 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArgo Group CFO Jay Bullock to Present at the Keefe, … (NASDAQ:AGII)
finance.yahoo.com - September 3 at 8:10 AM
publicnow.com logoArgo Group CFO Jay Bullock to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) 2016 Insurance Conference on September 7, 2016; Audio Webcast Available (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.publicnow.com - September 2 at 3:23 PM
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www.realistinvestor.com - August 29 at 3:59 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 11:30 AM
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4-traders.com logoArgo International : Group Releases 2016 Mid-Year Report (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.4-traders.com - August 24 at 3:23 PM
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www.4-traders.com - August 24 at 3:23 PM
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biz.yahoo.com logoARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:AGII)
biz.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:05 PM
seekingalpha.com logoArgo Group International Holdings' (AGII) CEO Mark Watson on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:AGII)
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 11:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AGII earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:AGII)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:53 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Argo group reports q2 net income of $30.9 mln or $1.00 per diluted share (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.reuters.com - August 3 at 11:55 AM
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sg.finance.yahoo.com logoArgo Group posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:AGII)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:58 PM
publicnow.com logoArgo Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.22 Per Share (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 3:21 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Argo Group International Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:AGII)
biz.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoArgo Group International Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AGII-US : August 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.capitalcube.com - August 1 at 3:21 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 7:00 AM
capitalcube.com logoArgo Group International Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AGII-US : July 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:AGII)
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capitalcube.com logoArgo Group International Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGII-US : July 6, 2016 (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.capitalcube.com - July 6 at 8:07 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoArgo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII) price target maintained to $0 as recorded today by JMP Securities (NASDAQ:AGII)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 28 at 8:34 AM
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capitalcube.com logoArgo Group International Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AGII-US : June 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.capitalcube.com - June 15 at 8:08 AM
publicnow.com logoArgo Group CEO Mark Watson Receives 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Transformational CEO Award for Central Texas Region (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.publicnow.com - June 10 at 1:39 PM
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publicnow.com logoRobert Katzman Joins Argo Group as Chief Actuary (NASDAQ:AGII)
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www.capitalcube.com - May 5 at 12:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoArgo Group International Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGII-US : May 4, 2016 (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.capitalcube.com - May 4 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AGII earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-16 1:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:AGII)
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 12:18 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoArgo Group International To Buyback Shares, Declares 10% Stock Dividend (NASDAQ:AGII)
feeds.benzinga.com - May 3 at 11:50 AM
publicnow.com logoArgo Group Authorizes a Program for the Repurchase of up to $150 Million of Argo Group Common Stock; Announces a 10% Stock Dividend, and Declares a Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.22 Per Share (NASDAQ:AGII)
www.publicnow.com - May 3 at 8:40 AM
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