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NYSE:AGO

Assured Guaranty - AGO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$62.63
+0.96 (+1.56%)
(As of 11/25/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$61.82
$63.00
50-Day Range
$46.20
$62.63
52-Week Range
$44.94
$65.68
Volume
107,723 shs
Average Volume
242,501 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.76 billion
P/E Ratio
15.06
Dividend Yield
1.60%
Price Target
$70.67

Assured Guaranty MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.8% Upside
$70.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.38
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.26mentions of Assured Guaranty in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.11 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

589th out of 892 stocks

Surety Insurance Industry

5th out of 7 stocks

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About Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Stock

Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Insurance and Asset Management. It offers financial guaranty insurance that protects holders of debt instruments and other monetary obligations from defaults in scheduled payments. The company insures and reinsures various debt obligations, including bonds issued by the United States state governmental authorities; and notes issued to finance infrastructure projects. It also insures and reinsures various the U.S. public finance obligations, such as general obligation, tax-backed, municipal utility, transportation, healthcare, higher education, infrastructure, housing revenue, investor-owned utility, renewable energy, and other public finance bonds. Further, it is involved in insuring and reinsuring of non-U.S. public finance obligations comprising regulated utilities, infrastructure finance, sovereign and sub-sovereign, renewable energy bonds, pooled infrastructure, and other public finance obligations; and the U.S. and non-U.S. Structured finance obligations, including residential mortgage-backed securities, life insurance transactions, consumer receivables securities, pooled corporate obligations, financial products, and other structured finance securities. Additionally, the company offers specialty insurance and reinsurance that include life and aircraft residual value insurance transactions; and asset management services comprising investment advisory services, including management of collateralized loan obligations, and opportunity and liquid strategy funds. 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. Assured Guaranty Ltd. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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AGO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/30 Dividend
11/15/2022
Today
11/27/2022
Dividend Payable
11/30/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/23/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Surety insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
G0585R10
Employees
407
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$70.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$65.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$389 million
Pretax Margin
54.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$848 million
Cash Flow
$6.73 per share
Book Value
$85.89 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,702,000
Market Cap
$3.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.12

Key Executives

  • Mr. Dominic John FredericoMr. Dominic John Frederico (Age 69)
    Deputy Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $5.3M
  • Mr. Robert Adam Bailenson (Age 56)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $3.17M
  • Mr. David Allan Buzen (Age 63)
    Chief Investment Officer & Head of Asset Management
    Comp: $2.77M
  • Ms. Gon Ling Chow (Age 51)
    Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $2.35M
  • Mr. Russell Brown Brewer II (Age 65)
    Sr. Advisor
    Comp: $2.18M
  • Mr. Christopher M. Gibbons
    CTO & Head of Information Technology
  • Kirk Edmunds
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Robert S. Tucker
    Sr. Managing Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Dawn Lynn Jasiak
    Head of Human Capital Management
  • Mr. Howard Wayne Albert (Age 62)
    Chief Risk Officer













AGO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Assured Guaranty stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" AGO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AGO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Assured Guaranty's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Assured Guaranty's stock. Their AGO share price forecasts range from $65.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $70.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AGO shares performed in 2022?

Assured Guaranty's stock was trading at $50.20 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AGO stock has increased by 24.8% and is now trading at $62.63.
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Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,460,000 shares, an increase of 30.4% from the September 30th total of 1,120,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 345,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Assured Guaranty's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 23rd 2023.
View our AGO earnings forecast
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How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.39. The financial services provider earned $212 million during the quarter. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 42.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.10%.

How often does Assured Guaranty pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, November 30th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 15th.
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Is Assured Guaranty a good dividend stock?

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.60%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 24.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for AGO.

What is Piotr Niemczycki's approval rating as Assured Guaranty's CEO?

4 employees have rated Assured Guaranty Chief Executive Officer Piotr Niemczycki on Glassdoor.com. Piotr Niemczycki has an approval rating of 64% among the company's employees. 64.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Assured Guaranty to a friend.

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), Citigroup (C), Energy Transfer (ET), Bank of America (BAC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Boeing (BA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC) and Raytheon Technologies (RTX).

What is Assured Guaranty's stock symbol?

Assured Guaranty trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AGO."

Who are Assured Guaranty's major shareholders?

Assured Guaranty's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.81%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.20%), Putnam Investments LLC (12.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.90%), State Street Corp (3.63%) and Boston Partners (1.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew T Feldstein, Dominic Frederico, Francisco L Borges, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, Laura Bieling, Robert Bailenson, Russell B Brewer II, Stephen Donnarumma and Thomas W Jones.
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How do I buy shares of Assured Guaranty?

Shares of AGO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Assured Guaranty's stock price today?

One share of AGO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.63.

How much money does Assured Guaranty make?

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) has a market capitalization of $3.76 billion and generates $848 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $389 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.16 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Assured Guaranty have?

The company employs 407 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty's mailing address is 30 WOODBOURNE AVENUE, HAMILTON D0, HM 08. The official website for the company is www.assuredguaranty.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (441) 279-5700, via email at rtucker@agltd.com, or via fax at 441-279-5701.

This page (NYSE:AGO) was last updated on 11/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff