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NYSE:AGO

Assured Guaranty - AGO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$62.36
+0.48 (+0.78%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$61.21
$62.47
50-Day Range
$60.31
$66.57
52-Week Range
$45.91
$67.13
Volume
242,298 shs
Average Volume
235,240 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.74 billion
P/E Ratio
14.99
Dividend Yield
1.61%
Price Target
$74.00

Assured Guaranty MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.7% Upside
$74.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.34% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.38
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.94mentions of Assured Guaranty in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.32 M Sold Last Quarter
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.

2.35 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

380th out of 861 stocks

Surety Insurance Industry

2nd out of 8 stocks

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About Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Stock

Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of credit protection products to the U.S. and international public finance, and structured finance markets through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following segments: Insurance and Asset Management. The Insurance segment includes the company's domestic and foreign insurance subsidiaries and their wholly-owned subsidiaries that provide credit protection products to the U.S. and international public and structured finance markets. The Asset Management segment consists of the company's Assured Investment Management subsidiaries, which provide asset management services to outside investors as well as to the company's Insurance segment. The company was founded in August 2003 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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AGO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/30 Dividend
11/15/2022
Dividend Payable
11/30/2022
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/23/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$74.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$84.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$65.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+18.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$389 million
Pretax Margin
54.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$848 million
Cash Flow
$6.78 per share
Book Value
$92.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,288,000
Market Cap
$3.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.13

Key Executives

  • Dominic John FredericoDominic John Frederico
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Robert Adam Bailenson
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Kirk Edmunds
    Chief Information Officer
  • Chris Gibbons
    Head-Information Technology
  • David A. Buzen
    Chief Investment Officer & Head-Asset Management













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 year. 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 2023?

2 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Assured Guaranty's stock. Their AGO share price forecasts range from $65.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $74.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have AGO shares performed in 2023?

Assured Guaranty's stock was trading at $62.26 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AGO stock has increased by 0.2% and is now trading at $62.36.
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Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the December 31st total of 1,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 297,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's 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.
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How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

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

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 paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, November 30th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 1.61%. 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%.
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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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Reinhart Partners Inc. (1.12%), Strs Ohio (0.14%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.12%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.09%), Comerica Bank (0.07%) and Verdence Capital Advisors LLC (0.07%). 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 $62.36.

How much money does Assured Guaranty make?

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) has a market capitalization of $3.74 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 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff