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

$25.74
-3.34 (-11.49 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 06:14 AM ET)
Today's Range
$25.62
Now: $25.74
$27.91
50-Day Range
$16.75
MA: $38.69
$47.65
52-Week Range
$13.64
Now: $25.74
$50.77
Volume964,911 shs
Average Volume1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.38 billion
P/E Ratio6.39
Dividend Yield3.11%
Beta1.01
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. It also insures and reinsures various types of the U.S. public finance obligations, such as general obligation, tax-backed, municipal utility, transportation, healthcare, higher education, infrastructure, housing revenue, investor-owned utility, and other public finance bonds; and various types of non-United States public finance obligations comprising infrastructure finance, regulated utilities, pooled infrastructure, and other public finance obligations. In addition, the company insures and reinsures various types of the U.S. and non-U.S. Structured finance obligations, including pooled corporate obligations, residential mortgage-backed securities, insurance securitization obligations, consumer receivables securities, financial products, commercial receivables securities, and other structured finance securities. 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. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.
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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$963 million
Cash Flow$3.73 per share
Book Value$69.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$402 million

Miscellaneous

Employees312
Market Cap$2.38 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Assured Guaranty's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Assured Guaranty's stock was trading at $36.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AGO shares have decreased by 29.0% and is now trading at $25.74. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Assured Guaranty's next earnings date?

Assured Guaranty is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Assured Guaranty.

How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.12. The financial services provider had revenue of $220 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $220.30 million. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 41.74% and a return on equity of 5.86%. The company's revenue was down 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.87 EPS. View Assured Guaranty's earnings history.

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

Assured Guaranty declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, March 25th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 10th. This is a boost from Assured Guaranty's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. View Assured Guaranty's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AGO?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Assured Guaranty's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Assured Guaranty's stock price to reach $58.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 125.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Assured Guaranty.

Has Assured Guaranty been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AGO stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Assured Guaranty earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutAssured Guaranty.

Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,449,500 shares, a decrease of 20.3% from the February 27th total of 4,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 511,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.8 days. Approximately 3.9% of the company's shares 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), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Walmart (WMT), Amgen (AMGN) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Assured Guaranty's key executives?

Assured Guaranty's management team includes the following 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

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (4.17%), AQR Capital Management LLC (4.04%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (2.72%), LSV Asset Management (2.64%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.28%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.89%). Company insiders that own Assured Guaranty 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, 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Boston Partners, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Man Group plc, Russell Investments Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Assured Guaranty company stock in the last year include Bruce E Stern, Dominic Frederico, Howard Albert, Laura Bieling, Robert Bailenson, and Stephen Donnarumma. View insider buying and selling activity for Assured Guaranty.

Which institutional investors are buying Assured Guaranty stock?

AGO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, LSV Asset Management, AJO LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Royce & Associates LP, Bank of Montreal Can, and Schroder Investment Management Group. Company insiders that have bought Assured Guaranty stock in the last two years include Andrew T Feldstein, Cary D Baetz, Francisco L Borges, and Jim Evans. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $25.74.

How big of a company is Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion and generates $963 million 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:  390 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  330 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  720
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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