NYSE:AGO - Assured Guaranty Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.51 +0.08 (+0.22 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$36.51Today's Range$36.17 - $36.6052-Week Range$32.97 - $45.73Volume523,429 shsAverage Volume587,572 shsMarket Capitalization$4.09 billionP/E Ratio8.01Dividend Yield1.76%Beta1.27 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 United States 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 United States and non-United States structured finance obligations, including pooled corporate obligations, residential mortgage-backed securities, insurance securitization obligations, consumer receivables securities, financial products, commercial receivables securities, commercial mortgage-backed 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. Assured Guaranty Ltd. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. Receive AGO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AGO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Surety insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:AGO CUSIPG0585R10 Webwww.assuredguaranty.com Phone441-279-5700 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19 Current Ratio0.53 Quick Ratio0.53 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.01 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.74 billion Price / Sales2.36 Cash Flow$5.2457 per share Price / Cash6.96 Book Value$58.23 per share Price / Book0.63 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$730 million Net Margins40.53% Return on Equity7.97% Return on Assets3.76% Miscellaneous Employees310 Outstanding Shares112,360,000Market Cap$4,093.33 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, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, May 30th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 15th. View Assured Guaranty's Dividend History. How will Assured Guaranty's stock buyback program work? Assured Guaranty declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter? Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.66. The financial services provider earned $293 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $233.87 million. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 40.53% and a return on equity of 7.97%. The company's revenue was down 44.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.14 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Assured Guaranty. What price target have analysts set for AGO? 4 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Assured Guaranty's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $51.00. On average, they anticipate Assured Guaranty's share price to reach $48.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Assured Guaranty. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Assured Guaranty? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Assured Guaranty's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Assured Guaranty include Old Republic International (ORI), MGIC Investment (MTG), Essent Group (ESNT), Radian Group (RDN), NMI (NMIH), Ambac Financial Group (AMBC), MBIA (MBI) and Syncora (SYCRF). 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 65)Mr. Robert Adam Bailenson, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)Mr. Russell Brown Brewer II, Chief Surveillance Officer (Age 61)Mr. Bruce Elliot Stern, Exec. Officer of Gov. & Corp. Affairs (Age 64)Mr. James Michael Michener, Sr. Advisor to CEO (Age 65) Has Assured Guaranty been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AGO stock has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Assured Guaranty earned a daily sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 49.35 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are Assured Guaranty's major shareholders? Assured Guaranty's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.18%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.11%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.11%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.04%), TIAA FSB (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%). Company insiders that own Assured Guaranty stock include Dominic Frederico and Howard Albert. 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 Denali Advisors LLC and TIAA FSB. Company insiders that have sold Assured Guaranty company stock in the last year include Dominic Frederico and Howard Albert. View Insider Buying and Selling for Assured Guaranty. Which institutional investors are buying Assured Guaranty stock? AGO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $36.51. How big of a company is Assured Guaranty? Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $4.09 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. Assured Guaranty employs 310 workers across the globe. How can I contact Assured Guaranty? Assured Guaranty's mailing address is 30 WOODBOURNE AVENUE, HAMILTON D0, HM08. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 273 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 214 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 487MarketBeat'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. 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