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Assured Guaranty Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.66 (-3.35 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.07
50-Day Range
MA: $22.01
52-Week Range
Now: $19.07
Volume1.37 million shs
Average Volume709,623 shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E Ratio5.25
Dividend Yield4.20%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.15 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surety insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$963 million
Cash Flow$3.73 per share
Book Value$69.66 per share


Net Income$402 million


Market Cap$1.59 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
-0.66 (-3.35 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Assured Guaranty's stock been impacted by 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. Since then, AGO shares have decreased by 47.4% and is now trading at $19.07.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Assured Guaranty?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Assured Guaranty's next earnings date?

Assured Guaranty is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August, 7th. The financial services provider reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.67. The financial services provider earned $221 million during the quarter. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 34.43% and a return on equity of 4.85%.
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How often does Assured Guaranty pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, September 2nd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.20%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 18th.
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What price target have analysts set for AGO?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Assured Guaranty's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate Assured Guaranty's share price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 167.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,880,000 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the August 15th total of 2,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 736,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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 Delta Air Lines (DAL), Citigroup (C), Bank of America (BAC), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Boeing (BA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Intel (INTC), Chevron (CVX) and Pfizer (PFE).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.17%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (5.58%), LSV Asset Management (4.88%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.22%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.31%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (1.85%). 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, Robert Bailenson, Russell B Brewer II, Stephen Donnarumma and Thomas W Jones.
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Which institutional investors are selling Assured Guaranty stock?

AGO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., EJF Capital LLC, Sonic Fund II L.P., APG Asset Management N.V., and Thornburg Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Assured Guaranty company stock in the last year include Bruce E Stern, Laura Bieling, and Robert Bailenson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Assured Guaranty stock?

AGO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Two Sigma Advisers LP, M Holdings Securities Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Kahn Brothers Group Inc. DE. Company insiders that have bought Assured Guaranty stock in the last two years include Andrew T Feldstein, Cary D Baetz, Francisco L Borges, Jim Evans, and Thomas W Jones.
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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 $19.07.

How big of a company is Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $1.59 billion and generates $963 million in revenue each year. Assured Guaranty employs 312 workers across the globe.

What is Assured Guaranty's official website?

The official website for Assured Guaranty is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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