NYSE:AGO - Assured Guaranty Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $41.91 -0.30 (-0.71 %) (As of 05/23/2019 09:37 AM ET)Previous Close$42.21Today's Range$41.86 - $41.9152-Week Range$34.93 - $47.97Volume3,756 shsAverage Volume647,464 shsMarket Capitalization$4.26 billionP/E Ratio10.96Dividend Yield1.72%Beta1.04 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. It offers financial guaranty insurance that protects holders of debt instruments and other monetary obligations from defaults in scheduled payments. The company insures various debt obligations, including bonds issued by the United States state or municipal governmental authorities; and notes issued to finance infrastructure projects. It also insures and reinsures various types of the U.S. public finance obligations, such as general obligation, tax-backed, municipal utility, transportation, healthcare, higher education, infrastructure, housing revenue, investor-owned utility, and other public finance bonds; and various types of non-United States public finance obligations comprising infrastructure finance, regulated utilities, pooled infrastructure, and other public finance obligations. In addition, the company insures and reinsures various types of the U.S. and non-U.S. Structured finance obligations, including pooled corporate obligations, residential mortgage-backed securities, insurance securitization obligations, consumer receivables securities, financial products, commercial receivables securities, and other structured finance securities. It markets its financial guaranty insurance directly to issuers and underwriters of public finance and structured finance securities, as well as to investors in such obligations. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. Receive AGO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AGO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Surety insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AGO Previous Symbol CUSIPG0585R10 CIK1273813 Webhttp://www.assuredguaranty.com/ Phone441-279-5700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18 Current Ratio0.51 Quick Ratio0.51Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.96 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.00 billion Price / Sales4.25 Cash Flow$4.2722 per share Price / Cash Flow9.81 Book Value$65.66 per share Price / Book0.64Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$521 million Net Margins41.81% Return on Equity6.25% Return on Assets3.00%Miscellaneous Employees312 Outstanding Shares101,560,000Market Cap$4.26 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Assured Guaranty's stock symbol? Assured Guaranty trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AGO." How often does Assured Guaranty pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Assured Guaranty? Assured Guaranty announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, June 5th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 21st. View Assured Guaranty's Dividend History. How will Assured Guaranty's stock buyback program work? Assured Guaranty announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter? Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.07. The financial services provider earned $234 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $228.29 million. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 41.81% and a return on equity of 6.25%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 20.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.33 earnings per share. View Assured Guaranty's Earnings History. When is Assured Guaranty's next earnings date? Assured Guaranty is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Assured Guaranty. What price target have analysts set for AGO? 2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Assured Guaranty's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Assured Guaranty's share price to reach $56.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Assured Guaranty. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Assured Guaranty? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Assured Guaranty. Has Assured Guaranty been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about AGO stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Assured Guaranty earned a news impact score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Assured Guaranty's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Assured Guaranty include Old Republic International (ORI), MGIC Investment (MTG), Radian Group (RDN), Essent Group (ESNT), NMI (NMIH), MBIA (MBI), Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) and Syncora (SYCRF). What other stocks do shareholders of Assured Guaranty own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Assured Guaranty investors own include Delta Air Lines (DAL), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Illumina (ILMN), NVIDIA (NVDA), Allergan (AGN) and Citigroup (C). Who are Assured Guaranty's key executives? Assured Guaranty's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dominic John Frederico, Deputy Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 66)Mr. Robert Adam Bailenson, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)Ms. Gon Ling Chow, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)Mr. Russell Brown Brewer II, Chief Surveillance Officer (Age 62)Mr. Kurt Vandenberg, Chief Information Officer Who are Assured Guaranty's major shareholders? Assured Guaranty's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (8.72%), BlackRock Inc. (7.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.61%), AQR Capital Management LLC (3.35%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.63%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.29%). Company insiders that own Assured Guaranty stock include Dominic Frederico, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, Patrick W Kenny, Robert Bailenson, Russell B Brewer II and Stephen Donnarumma. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Assured Guaranty. Which institutional investors are selling Assured Guaranty stock? AGO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Aurelius Capital Management LP, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC and Elm Ridge Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Assured Guaranty company stock in the last year include Dominic Frederico, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, Patrick W Kenny, Robert Bailenson, Russell B Brewer II and Stephen Donnarumma. View Insider Buying and Selling for Assured Guaranty. Which institutional investors are buying Assured Guaranty stock? AGO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Martingale Asset Management L P, EJF Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Redwood Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Assured Guaranty. How do I buy shares of Assured Guaranty? Shares of AGO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Assured Guaranty's stock price today? One share of AGO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.21. How big of a company is Assured Guaranty? Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $4.29 billion and generates $1.00 billion in revenue each year. Assured Guaranty employs 312 workers across the globe. What is Assured Guaranty's official website? The official website for Assured Guaranty is http://www.assuredguaranty.com/. How can I contact Assured Guaranty? Assured Guaranty's mailing address is 30 WOODBOURNE AVENUE, HAMILTON D0, HM08. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 441-279-5700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Assured Guaranty (NYSE AGO)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 335 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 267 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 602MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Assured Guaranty and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AGO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AGO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Blockchain? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.