Argo Group International Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:AGII)

About Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)

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. It operate as Argo Re, the Casualty and Professional Lines unit of Argo Insurance in Bermuda, and Argo Seguros Brazil, S.A. in Brazil. 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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AGII
  • CUSIP: G0464B10
  • Web: www.argolimited.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.92293 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 30,139,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $61.29
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $61.87
  • 52 Week Range: $54.40 - $69.03
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.37
  • P/E Growth: 9.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.14
  • Book Value: $62.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.02
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.08
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $244.2 million
  • Net Margins: 10.04%
  • Return on Equity: 6.39%
  • Return on Assets: 1.52%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 0.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.49%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 125,475 shs.
  • Beta: 0.8
  • Short Ratio: 1.36
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)

What is Argo Group International Holdings' stock symbol?

Argo Group International Holdings trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AGII."

How often does Argo Group International Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Argo Group International Holdings?

Argo Group International Holdings announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th. View Argo Group International Holdings' Dividend History.

How were Argo Group International Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.25. The firm earned $447.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $412.90 million. Argo Group International Holdings had a return on equity of 6.39% and a net margin of 10.04%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.20 earnings per share. View Argo Group International Holdings' Earnings History.

When will Argo Group International Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

Argo Group International Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Argo Group International Holdings.

Where is Argo Group International Holdings' stock going? Where will Argo Group International Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Argo Group International Holdings' stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Argo Group International Holdings' stock price to reach $70.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Argo Group International Holdings.

Who are some of Argo Group International Holdings' key competitors?

Who are Argo Group International Holdings' key executives?

Argo Group International Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary V. Woods, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Mark Edmund Watson III, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jay S. Bullock, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kevin J. Rehnberg, President - U.S. Operations
  • Nigel Mortimer, Executive Vice President - Strategy and Business Development
  • Mark H. Rose, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • Susan Spivak Bernstein, Senior Vice President - Investor Relations
  • Robert Katzman, Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary Officer
  • Alex Hindson, Chief Risk Officer
  • Jose A. Hernandez, Head - International

Who owns Argo Group International Holdings stock?

Argo Group International Holdings' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.73%) and Strs Ohio (0.03%). Company insiders that own Argo Group International Holdings stock include Harvey B Cash, Hector Deleon, Jay Stanley Bullock, John H Tonelli, John R Power Jr, Kevin James Rehnberg, Mark E Watson III and Mural R Josephson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Argo Group International Holdings.

Who sold Argo Group International Holdings stock? Who is selling Argo Group International Holdings stock?

Argo Group International Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Argo Group International Holdings stock in the last year include Harvey B Cash, Hector Deleon, Jay Stanley Bullock, Kevin James Rehnberg, Mark E Watson III and Mural R Josephson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Argo Group International Holdings.

Who bought Argo Group International Holdings stock? Who is buying Argo Group International Holdings stock?

Argo Group International Holdings' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Argo Group International Holdings.

How do I buy Argo Group International Holdings stock?

Shares of Argo Group International Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Argo Group International Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Argo Group International Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.80.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ AGII)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  105 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  166 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  271
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $70.00 (9.72% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Price Target History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Analysts' Ratings History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/4/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$70.00MediumView Rating Details
2/15/2017Compass PointDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
6/27/2016JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/9/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight$74.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Earnings by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Earnings History by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ AGII)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.99N/AView Earnings Details
8/7/20176/30/2017$1.06$1.31$412.90 million$447.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/20173/31/2017$0.64$0.71$407.90 million$428.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2017Q416$0.62$0.65$352.70 million$405.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.67$1.12$353.68 million$416.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.51$1.20$361.84 million$384.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.95$1.06$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$0.75$0.91$370.50 million$367.80 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$380.40 million$358.40 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$0.93$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.42
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.91
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.61$0.99$0.80
Q2 20172$1.04$1.12$1.08
Q3 20172($2.15)$0.92($0.62)
Q4 20172$1.08$1.22$1.15
Q1 20181$0.94$0.94$0.94
Q2 20181$1.07$1.07$1.07
Q3 20181$0.92$0.92$0.92
Q4 20181$0.98$0.98$0.98
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.08
Dividend Yield:1.69%
Payout Ratio:19.49% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
110.20% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.02% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)

Dividend History by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ AGII)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/8/2017Quarterly$0.271.82%8/30/20179/1/20179/15/2017
6/5/2017quarterly$0.271.75%6/8/20176/12/20176/26/2017
2/21/2017quarterly$0.271.58%3/1/20173/3/20173/15/2017
11/15/2016Quarterly$0.2211/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.86%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.09%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ:AGII)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/25/2017Mark E Watson IIIInsiderSell22,246$60.19$1,338,986.74View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell6,292$60.91$383,245.72View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Mark E Watson IIIInsiderSell6,503$61.10$397,333.30View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Kevin James RehnbergInsiderSell3,500$61.00$213,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Jay Stanley BullockCFOSell10,178$67.59$687,931.02View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Mural R. JosephsonDirectorSell4,145$63.35$262,585.75View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Harvey B. CashDirectorSell4,163$63.95$266,223.85View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Mark E Watson IIICEOSell16,594$64.51$1,070,478.94View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Hector DeleonDirectorSell4,199$64.87$272,389.13View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Mark E Watson IIICEOSell7,084$64.90$459,751.60View SEC Filing  
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)

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