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: $30.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.20
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $26.77
  • 52-Week Range: $21.79 - $30.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 5.52
  • P/E Growth: 3.14
  • Market Cap: $3.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 132,063,000
  • Beta: 1.85
  • Net Margins: 42.77%
  • Return on Equity: 8.80%
  • Return on Assets: 3.67%
  • 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 (19.68% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/24/2016BTIG ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$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 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


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)


Current Dividend Information for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:1.73%
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
(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: 96.64%
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)


Latest Headlines for Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO)
News IconSEC Filing: Fine Capital Partners LP Upped Its Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) Stake by $8.43 Million; Stock Declined - Chester News (NYSE:AGO) - October 26 at 12:20 PM logo24/2016 Update of the information on METRO television channel (NYSE:AGO) - October 26 at 12:20 PM
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News IconActivity Reported By SEC: As Assured Guaranty LTD Com (AGO) Stock Declined, Holder Seizert Capital Partners LLC ... - Chester News (NYSE:AGO) - October 20 at 3:44 PM logoFinancial Stocks Under Scanner -- Fidelity National Financial, Assured Guaranty, DCT Industrial Trust, and STAG ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:AGO) - October 20 at 9:13 AM logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. to Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results on November 3, 2016 (NYSE:AGO) - October 20 at 9:13 AM logoMoody's Investors Service names Doug Segars as Managing Director for EMEA Infrastructure Finance (NYSE:AGO) - October 19 at 8:13 AM
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News IconWhat Next for Assured Guaranty Ltd. Stock After Today's Bullish Options Activity? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:AGO) - October 18 at 8:08 AM
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News IconQuantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires 1381 Shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) - DailyQuint (NYSE:AGO) - October 14 at 11:54 AM
News IconOwnership Change: Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) Stock Price Declined While Fine Capital Partners LP Has ... - Chester News (NYSE:AGO) - October 14 at 11:54 AM
News IconIn it for the Long Haul: Update on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - CSZ News (NYSE:AGO) - October 12 at 8:43 PM
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News IconToday's Ownership Action: Assured Guaranty LTD (NYSE:AGO) 2016 Q2 Sentiment Report - Post News (NYSE:AGO) - October 7 at 3:22 PM
News IconShort Interest Coverage: What's Ahead for Assured Guaranty Limited ... - Post News (NYSE:AGO) - October 6 at 9:04 AM
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News IconAssured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Updated Broker Price Targets - The De Soto Edge (NYSE:AGO) - October 3 at 3:22 PM
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News IconBroker Roundup For Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - The De Soto Edge (NYSE:AGO) - September 30 at 8:29 AM logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financ (NYSE:AGO) - September 29 at 3:34 PM logoAssured Guaranty (AGO) Enters Agreement to Acquire MBIA UK Insurance Limited - (NYSE:AGO) - September 29 at 8:08 AM logo6:32 am Assured Guaranty to acquire MBIA UK Insurance, the European operating subsidiary of MBIA Insurance Corporation (MBI (NYSE:AGO) - September 29 at 8:08 AM logoAssured Guaranty to Acquire MBIA UK Insurance Limited (NYSE:AGO) - September 29 at 8:08 AM logoMBIA Insurance Corporation Announces Agreement to Sell Subsidiary (NYSE:AGO) - September 29 at 8:08 AM logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi (NYSE:AGO) - September 23 at 8:11 AM logoKroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA with Stable Outlook to Assured Guaranty Corp. - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:AGO) - September 22 at 3:21 PM
News IconNotable Wednesday Option Activity: AGO, PNRA, GM (NYSE:AGO) - September 21 at 4:18 PM logoAssured Guaranty : Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA with Stable Outlook to Assured Guaranty Corp. (NYSE:AGO) - September 21 at 10:23 AM logoKroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA with Stable Outlook to Assured Guaranty Corp. (NYSE:AGO) - September 21 at 10:23 AM logoAssured Guaranty Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGO-US : September 20, 2016 (NYSE:AGO) - September 20 at 9:09 AM
News IconAssured Guaranty Limited (NYSE:AGO) Shorts Decreased by 3.89% After Short Covering - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:AGO) - September 13 at 3:22 PM logoASSURED GUARANTY LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:AGO) - 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) - September 9 at 8:11 AM logoWhat's behind Assured Guaranty puts (NYSE:AGO) - 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) - September 6 at 3:21 PM logoInsiders Are Buying - Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) - Finance Daily (NYSE:AGO) - September 2 at 3:24 PM
News IconCan Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Go Higher? Analyst Update - Post News (NYSE:AGO) - September 1 at 11:50 AM
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News IconCrowd & Analyst Ratings Update on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO)? - Post News (NYSE:AGO) - August 24 at 3:22 PM
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Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by Staff