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

$42.57
-1.04 (-2.38 %)
(As of 08/26/2019 01:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
$42.44
Now: $42.57
$43.87
50-Day Range
$42.25
MA: $43.98
$45.87
52-Week Range
$36.13
Now: $42.57
$47.97
Volume546,683 shs
Average Volume550,553 shs
Market Capitalization$4.20 billion
P/E Ratio9.61
Dividend Yield1.65%
Beta1.06
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. Read More…

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$1.00 billion
Cash Flow$4.1654 per share
Book Value$68.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$521 million

Miscellaneous

Employees312
Market Cap$4.20 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Assured Guaranty's stock symbol?

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

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

Assured Guaranty declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, September 4th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 20th. View Assured Guaranty's Dividend History.

How will Assured Guaranty's stock buyback program work?

Assured Guaranty declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The financial services provider reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.62. The financial services provider had revenue of $266 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $222.39 million. Assured Guaranty had a return on equity of 7.24% and a net margin of 46.89%. Assured Guaranty's quarterly revenue was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.66 EPS. View Assured Guaranty's Earnings History.

When is Assured Guaranty's next earnings date?

Assured Guaranty is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Assured Guaranty.

What price target have analysts set for AGO?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Assured Guaranty's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Assured Guaranty's stock price to reach $55.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Assured Guaranty.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has Assured Guaranty been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AGO stock has trended positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Assured Guaranty earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Assured Guaranty.

Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,083,900 shares, a drop of 5.1% from the June 15th total of 6,407,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 583,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 10.4 days. Currently, 6.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 CVS Health (CVS), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Illumina (ILMN), Allergan (AGN) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Assured Guaranty's key executives?

Assured Guaranty's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Assured Guaranty's major shareholders?

Assured Guaranty's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.23%), Putnam Investments LLC (7.33%), BlackRock Inc. (7.25%), BlackRock Inc. (7.25%), AQR Capital Management LLC (3.82%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (2.58%). Company insiders that own Assured Guaranty stock include Dominic Frederico, G Lawrence Buhl, Howard Albert, 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Goldentree Asset Management LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, AXA, Schroder Investment Management Group and Schroder Investment Management Group. Company insiders that have sold Assured Guaranty company stock in the last year include Dominic Frederico, G Lawrence Buhl, Patrick W Kenny, Robert Bailenson, Russell B Brewer II and Stephen Donnarumma. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Kahn Brothers Group Inc. DE, AQR Capital Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Taconic Capital Advisors LP and Putnam Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Assured Guaranty's stock price today?

One share of AGO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.57.

How big of a company is Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $4.20 billion and generates $1.00 billion 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  351 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  633
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 8/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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