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NYSE:AGOAssured Guaranty Stock Price, Forecast & News

$27.49
-1.29 (-4.48 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$27.44
Now: $27.49
$29.18
50-Day Range
$23.85
MA: $28.33
$32.49
52-Week Range
$13.64
Now: $27.49
$50.77
Volume572,392 shs
Average Volume861,748 shs
Market Capitalization$2.39 billion
P/E Ratio9.41
Dividend Yield2.78%
Beta1.33
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: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.92 out of 5 stars


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$3.74 per share
Book Value$72.08 per share

Profitability

Net Income$402 million

Miscellaneous

Employees312
Market Cap$2.39 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AGO stock has decreased by 24.2% and is now trading at $27.49. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Assured Guaranty?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Assured Guaranty in the last year. There are currently 2 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 Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Assured Guaranty.

How were Assured Guaranty's earnings last quarter?

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.40. The financial services provider earned $190 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $231.56 million. Assured Guaranty had a net margin of 33.91% and a return on equity of 5.14%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 18.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.82 earnings per share. 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, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 20th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 19th. View Assured Guaranty's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AGO?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Assured Guaranty's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate Assured Guaranty's stock price to reach $54.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 98.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Assured Guaranty.

Has Assured Guaranty been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AGO stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Assured Guaranty earned a daily sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutAssured Guaranty.

Are investors shorting Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,530,000 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the March 31st total of 3,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 956,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 4.0% 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 Delta Air Lines (DAL), Intel (INTC), Bank of America (BAC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Walmart (WMT), Citigroup (C), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and AT&T (T).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (7.20%), BlackRock Inc. (5.41%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (5.25%), AQR Capital Management LLC (4.11%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (2.79%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.25%). 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, Stephen Donnarumma and Thomas W Jones. View institutional ownership trends for Assured Guaranty.

Which major investors are selling Assured Guaranty stock?

AGO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, X Square Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., and Ensign Peak Advisors Inc. 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 major investors are buying Assured Guaranty stock?

AGO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Samlyn Capital LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, EJF Capital LLC, Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., APG Asset Management N.V., and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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. 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 $27.49.

How big of a company is Assured Guaranty?

Assured Guaranty has a market capitalization of $2.39 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 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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