Assured Guaranty Company Profile (NYSE:AGO)

About Assured Guaranty

Assured Guaranty logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. is a holding company. The Company provides, through its subsidiaries, credit protection products to the United States and international public finance, including infrastructure, and structured finance markets. It conducts its financial guaranty business on a direct basis through the companies, including Assured Guaranty Municipal Corp. (AGM), Municipal Assurance Corp. (MAC), Assured Guaranty Corp. (AGC), Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) and Assured Guaranty Re Ltd. (AG Re). AGM provides financial guaranty insurance on debt obligations issued in the United States public finance and global infrastructure markets. MAC offers insurance and reinsurance on bonds issued by United States or municipal Governmental authorities. AGC provides insurance and reinsurance on debt obligations in the global structured finance market and offers guarantees on obligations. AGE offers financial guarantees in both the international public finance and structured finance.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Surety & Title Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AGO
  • CUSIP: G0585R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $27.28
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $26.25
  • 52-Week Range: $21.79 - $29.62
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.85
  • P/E Growth: 2.91
  • Market Cap: $3.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 132,063,000
  • Beta: 1.92
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 42.77%
  • Return on Equity: 8.80%
  • Return on Assets: 3.67%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 0.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.40%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $36.00 (36.11% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/1/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$35.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016MKM PartnersSet Price TargetBuy$40.00View Rating Details
1/3/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/14/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$32.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016        
8/4/2016Q216$0.54$1.03$273.70 million$372.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.64$0.43$274.55 million$245.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.70$0.83$160.27 million$775.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.65$1.12$143.90 million$369.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.63$1.83$140.43 million$695.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.58$0.89$135.00 million$142.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.62$0.50$144.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.59$1.05$144.60 million$274.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.35$0.56$203.50 million$260.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.61$0.72$167.60 million$297.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.66$0.73$172.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313$0.63$0.64$190.30 million$297.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.63$0.52$202.20 million$178.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.69$1.34$213.80 million$248.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.70$0.95$198.33 million$229.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012$0.73$0.85$315.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.61$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$0.67$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2011$0.36$4.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.85$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.86$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20161$0.60$0.60$0.60
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:1.97%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:9.58% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/4/2016quarterly$0.131.91%8/15/20168/17/20168/31/2016
5/4/2016Quarterly$0.131.98%5/16/20165/18/20166/1/2016
2/29/2016quarterly$0.132.1%3/7/20163/9/20163/23/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.121.68%11/16/201511/18/201512/2/2015
8/6/2015quarterly$0.121.89%8/17/20158/19/20159/2/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.121.86%5/18/20155/20/20156/3/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.121.89%2/13/20152/18/20153/4/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.111.88%11/17/201411/19/201412/3/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.111.99%8/18/20148/20/20149/3/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.111.83%5/19/20145/21/20146/4/2014
2/5/2014quarterly$0.112.01%2/14/20142/19/20143/5/2014
11/7/2013quarterly$0.101.93%11/19/201311/21/201312/5/2013
8/7/2013quarterly$0.101.83%8/19/20138/21/20139/4/2013
5/8/2013quarterly$0.101.69%5/20/20135/22/20136/5/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.102.11%2/19/20132/21/20133/7/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.63%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/13/2016Dominic FredericoCEOBuy13,000$25.10$326,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Howard AlbertInsiderSell15,000$24.88$373,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Wilbur Ross, Jr.DirectorSell4,000,000$25.43$101,720,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Ross Group L.P. WlMajor ShareholderSell4,992,882$21.94$109,543,831.08View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Wilbur L Ross JrDirectorSell5,000,000$21.94$109,700,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Neil BaronDirectorSell3,000$24.41$73,230.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi (NYSE:AGO)
biz.yahoo.com - September 23 at 8:11 AM
businesswire.com logoKroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA with Stable Outlook to Assured Guaranty Corp. - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:AGO)
www.businesswire.com - September 22 at 3:21 PM
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www.stockoptionschannel.com - September 21 at 4:18 PM
4-traders.com logoAssured Guaranty : Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA with Stable Outlook to Assured Guaranty Corp. (NYSE:AGO)
www.4-traders.com - September 21 at 10:23 AM
publicnow.com logoKroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA with Stable Outlook to Assured Guaranty Corp. (NYSE:AGO)
www.publicnow.com - September 21 at 10:23 AM
capitalcube.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGO-US : September 20, 2016 (NYSE:AGO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 20 at 9:09 AM
News IconAssured Guaranty Limited (NYSE:AGO) Shorts Decreased by 3.89% After Short Covering - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:AGO)
friscofastball.com - September 13 at 3:22 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:AGO)
biz.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:09 AM
News IconAssured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Near to Lift Curtain on September 2016 Earnings - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:AGO)
voiceregistrar.com - September 9 at 8:11 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 11:43 AM
News IconAssured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO): What is the Sell-side Making of this Stock? - Post News (NYSE:AGO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 3:21 PM
fidaily.com logoInsiders Are Buying - Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - Finance Daily (NYSE:AGO)
www.fidaily.com - September 2 at 3:24 PM
News IconCan Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Go Higher? Analyst Update - Post News (NYSE:AGO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 1 at 11:50 AM
News IconTop Earnings to Watch for: Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:AGO)
voiceregistrar.com - August 27 at 8:09 AM
News IconCrowd & Analyst Ratings Update on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO)? - Post News (NYSE:AGO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 24 at 3:22 PM
News IconCrowd & Analyst Ratings Update on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO)? - Post News (NYSE:AGO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 24 at 3:22 PM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - Post News (NYSE:AGO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 22 at 8:33 PM
thestreet.com logoMortgage Insurers Catch the Eye of EJF Capital (NYSE:AGO)
realmoney.thestreet.com - August 19 at 4:01 PM
News IconWall Street Price Targets on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - Post News (NYSE:AGO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 16 at 11:58 AM
nasdaq.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2016 - Nasdaq (NYSE:AGO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 12 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Financials (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 3:32 PM
moodys.com logoPORTLAND (CITY OF) OR SEWER ENTERPRISE -- Moody's assigns Aa2 and Aa3 Portland, OR's first and second lien sewer revenue bonds; outlook positive (NYSE:AGO)
www.moodys.com - August 11 at 9:14 PM
forbes.com logoThis Stock Has A 1.88% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying (NYSE:AGO)
www.forbes.com - August 10 at 5:01 PM
businesswire.com logoMoody's Affirms Ratings for Assured Guaranty and Subsidiaries - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:AGO)
www.businesswire.com - August 8 at 8:50 PM
moodys.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. -- Moody's affirms Assured Guaranty's ratings; AGC's outlook changed to stable (NYSE:AGO)
www.moodys.com - August 8 at 8:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody’s Affirms Ratings for Assured Guaranty and Subsidiaries (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. :AGO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:AGO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 3:24 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAssured Guaranty's (AGO) CEO Dominic Frederico on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:AGO)
seekingalpha.com - August 6 at 11:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AGO earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 12:00pm GMT (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. Reports Results for Second Quarter 2016 - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:53 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:AGO)
biz.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:53 AM
businesswire.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. Reports Results for Second Quarter 2016 ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:AGO)
www.businesswire.com - August 3 at 9:01 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAssured Guaranty posts 2Q profit (NYSE:AGO)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 9:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Assured Guaranty Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:AGO)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 11:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 Per Common Share (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 11:57 AM
publicnow.com logoS&P Affirms Assured Guaranty’s AA Financial Strength Ratings with Stable Outlook (NYSE:AGO)
www.publicnow.com - July 29 at 11:38 AM
streetinsider.com logoAssured Guaranty (AGO) Names New Alternative Investments Group Senior Managing Director - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:AGO)
www.streetinsider.com - July 26 at 12:47 PM
4-traders.com logoAssured Guaranty : David A. Buzen Joins Assured Guaranty to Establish Alternative Investments Group (NYSE:AGO)
www.4-traders.com - July 25 at 9:19 PM
twst.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd.: David A. Buzen Joins Assured Guaranty to Establish Alternative Investments Group (NYSE:AGO)
www.twst.com - July 25 at 9:19 PM
twst.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd.: David A. Buzen Joins Assured Guaranty to Establish Alternative Investments Group - The Wall Street Transcript (NYSE:AGO)
www.twst.com - July 25 at 3:47 PM
publicnow.com logoDavid A. Buzen Joins Assured Guaranty to Establish Alternative Investments Group (NYSE:AGO)
www.publicnow.com - July 25 at 11:27 AM
News IconTegean Capital Management LLC Decreased Stake in Assured Guaranty LTD (NYSE:AGO) by $8.75 Million as Shares ... - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:AGO)
www.consumereagle.com - July 22 at 3:21 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Assured Guaranty files motion to lift stay and challenge the Commonwealth's Executive Orders Diverting PRHTA ... - Reuters (NYSE:AGO)
www.reuters.com - July 22 at 11:35 AM
news.cmlviz.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News (NYSE:AGO)
news.cmlviz.com - July 22 at 11:35 AM
businesswire.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 3, 2016 - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:AGO)
www.businesswire.com - July 22 at 11:35 AM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Assured Guaranty files motion to lift stay and challenge the Commonwealth's Executive Orders Diverting PRHTA Pledged Toll Revenues (NYSE:AGO)
feeds.reuters.com - July 21 at 9:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAssured Guaranty Files Motion to Lift Stay and Challenge the Commonwealth’s Executive Orders Diverting PRHTA Pledged Toll Revenues Not Subject to Clawback (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 8:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 3, 2016 (NYSE:AGO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 4:20 PM
News IconAssured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:AGO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 21 at 3:24 PM
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Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff