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NYSE:AGO

Assured Guaranty - AGO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$46.55
+0.35 (+0.76%)
(As of 09/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$45.91
$47.06
50-Day Range
$46.20
$58.86
52-Week Range
$44.94
$65.68
Volume
385,978 shs
Average Volume
404,599 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.88 billion
P/E Ratio
11.08
Dividend Yield
2.16%
Price Target
$70.67

Assured Guaranty MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
51.8% Upside
$70.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.47% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.38
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.07mentions of Assured Guaranty in the last 14 days
Based on 5 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.

2.34 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

461st out of 898 stocks

Surety Insurance Industry

5th out of 8 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
8/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Today
9/27/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
+51.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$389 million
Pretax Margin
47.17%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$848 million
Cash Flow
$6.50 per share
Book Value
$92.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
59,149,000
Market Cap
$2.88 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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
  • 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
  • Mr. Daniel S. Bevill
    Sr. MD & Co-Head of Structured Fin.













AGO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Assured Guaranty stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" AGO shares.
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What is Assured Guaranty's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Assured Guaranty's stock. Their AGO share price forecasts range from $65.00 to $80.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $70.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.8% 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 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AGO shares have decreased by 7.3% and is now trading at $46.55.
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Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,440,000 shares, an increase of 24.1% from the August 31st total of 1,160,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 348,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, November 3rd 2022.
View our AGO earnings forecast
.

How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.31. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 34.57% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.00%.

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

Assured Guaranty announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th.
Read our dividend analysis for AGO
.

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 2.16%. 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 23.81%. 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.68%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (2.31%), Kahn Brothers Group Inc. (2.11%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.03%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.85%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.81%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew T Feldstein, Bruce E Stern, Cary D Baetz, Dominic Frederico, Francisco L Borges, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, Jim Evans, 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 $46.55.

How much money does Assured Guaranty make?

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) has a market capitalization of $2.88 billion and generates $848 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $389 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.20 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 9/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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