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NYSE:AGO - Assured Guaranty Stock Price, Forecast & News

$47.67
-0.55 (-1.14 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 08:09 AM ET)
Today's Range
$47.47
Now: $47.67
$48.26
50-Day Range
$47.67
MA: $49.10
$50.62
52-Week Range
$39.81
Now: $47.67
$50.77
Volume277,082 shs
Average Volume365,679 shs
Market Capitalization$4.55 billion
P/E Ratio13.86
Dividend Yield1.51%
Beta1
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surety insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIPG0585R10
Phone441-279-5700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.00 billion
Cash Flow$4.27 per share
Book Value$62.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$521 million

Miscellaneous

Employees312
Market Cap$4.55 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, December 4th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 19th. View Assured Guaranty's Dividend History.

How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $206 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $212.55 million. Assured Guaranty had a return on equity of 5.96% and a net margin of 40.07%. Assured Guaranty's revenue for the quarter was down 25.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.47 EPS. 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 Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Assured Guaranty.

What price target have analysts set for AGO?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Assured Guaranty's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Assured Guaranty's stock price to reach $58.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Assured Guaranty.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Assured Guaranty?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last year. There are currently 3 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?

Press coverage about AGO stock has been trending somewhat negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Assured Guaranty earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Assured Guaranty.

Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,080,000 shares, a decrease of 9.6% from the December 31st total of 5,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 515,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.9 days. Currently, 5.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Assured Guaranty's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Assured Guaranty's key competitors?

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 Intel (INTC), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Amgen (AMGN), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX), Walt Disney (DIS), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and IBM (IBM).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Strs Ohio (0.13%), Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC (0.07%), TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.01%), Sciencast Management LP (0.01%) and James Investment Research Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Assured Guaranty stock include Andrew T Feldstein, Bruce E Stern, Cary D Baetz, Dominic Frederico, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, Jim Evans, Laura Bieling, 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 Sciencast Management LP, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. Company insiders that have sold Assured Guaranty company stock in the last year include Bruce E Stern, Dominic Frederico, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, Laura Bieling, Robert Bailenson and Stephen Donnarumma. View Insider Buying and Selling for Assured Guaranty.

Which institutional investors are buying Assured Guaranty stock?

AGO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Cypress Capital Group, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Huntington National Bank and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank . Company insiders that have bought Assured Guaranty stock in the last two years include Andrew T Feldstein, Cary D Baetz and Jim Evans. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Assured Guaranty's stock price today?

One share of AGO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.67.

How big of a company is Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $4.55 billion and generates $1.00 billion in revenue each year. Assured Guaranty employs 312 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Assured Guaranty.

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, HM 08. 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  379 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  313 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  692
MarketBeat'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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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