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NYSE:AGO

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$44.22
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(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$43.13
Now: $44.22
$45.49
50-Day Range
$35.75
MA: $38.17
$44.01
52-Week Range
$13.64
Now: $44.22
$45.49
Volume574,473 shs
Average Volume620,175 shs
Market Capitalization$3.57 billion
P/E Ratio11.19
Dividend Yield1.83%
Beta1.15

Competitors

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) Vs. BRK.B, PGR, TRV, ALL, CINF, and MKL

Should you be buying AGO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Assured Guaranty, including Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), The Progressive (PGR), The Travelers Companies (TRV), The Allstate (ALL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), and Markel (MKL).

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) and Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

Berkshire Hathaway has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Assured Guaranty has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Berkshire Hathaway and Assured Guaranty's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Berkshire Hathaway$254.62 billion2.21$81.42 billion$9.7824.59
Assured Guaranty$963 million3.71$402 millionN/AN/A

Berkshire Hathaway has higher revenue and earnings than Assured Guaranty.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Berkshire Hathaway and Assured Guaranty, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Berkshire Hathaway0000N/A
Assured Guaranty0000N/A

Assured Guaranty has a consensus price target of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. Given Assured Guaranty's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Assured Guaranty is more favorable than Berkshire Hathaway.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

38.9% of Berkshire Hathaway shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.1% of Assured Guaranty shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Berkshire Hathaway shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Assured Guaranty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Berkshire Hathaway and Assured Guaranty's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Berkshire Hathaway14.54%5.25%2.66%
Assured Guaranty34.01%4.42%1.99%

Summary

Berkshire Hathaway beats Assured Guaranty on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Progressive (NYSE:PGR) and Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for The Progressive and Assured Guaranty, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Progressive38402.07
Assured Guaranty0000N/A

The Progressive currently has a consensus price target of $95.7692, suggesting a potential upside of 11.42%. Assured Guaranty has a consensus price target of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. Given The Progressive's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe The Progressive is more favorable than Assured Guaranty.

Volatility & Risk

The Progressive has a beta of 0.45, suggesting that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Assured Guaranty has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Progressive and Assured Guaranty's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Progressive12.13%28.89%7.53%
Assured Guaranty34.01%4.42%1.99%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.5% of The Progressive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.1% of Assured Guaranty shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of The Progressive shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Assured Guaranty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

The Progressive pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. Assured Guaranty pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Progressive pays out 68.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Progressive has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Assured Guaranty has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Progressive and Assured Guaranty's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Progressive$39.02 billion1.29$3.97 billion$6.7212.79
Assured Guaranty$963 million3.71$402 millionN/AN/A

The Progressive has higher revenue and earnings than Assured Guaranty.

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) and The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Assured Guaranty and The Travelers Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Assured Guaranty0000N/A
The Travelers Companies310502.11

Assured Guaranty currently has a consensus price target of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. The Travelers Companies has a consensus price target of $135.20, suggesting a potential downside of 7.08%. Given Assured Guaranty's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Assured Guaranty is more favorable than The Travelers Companies.

Risk and Volatility

Assured Guaranty has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Assured Guaranty and The Travelers Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Assured Guaranty34.01%4.42%1.99%
The Travelers Companies7.13%8.63%2.04%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.1% of Assured Guaranty shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Assured Guaranty shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Assured Guaranty pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Travelers Companies pays an annual dividend of $3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The Travelers Companies pays out 35.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Assured Guaranty has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Travelers Companies has increased its dividend for 16 consecutive years. The Travelers Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Assured Guaranty and The Travelers Companies' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Assured Guaranty$963 million3.71$402 millionN/AN/A
The Travelers Companies$31.58 billion1.16$2.62 billion$9.6015.16

The Travelers Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Assured Guaranty.

Summary

The Travelers Companies beats Assured Guaranty on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) and The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Assured Guaranty and The Allstate's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Assured Guaranty$963 million3.71$402 millionN/AN/A
The Allstate$44.68 billion0.72$4.85 billion$10.4310.22

The Allstate has higher revenue and earnings than Assured Guaranty.

Risk and Volatility

Assured Guaranty has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Allstate has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.1% of Assured Guaranty shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.0% of The Allstate shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Assured Guaranty shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of The Allstate shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Assured Guaranty pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Allstate pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. The Allstate pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Assured Guaranty has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Allstate has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. The Allstate is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Assured Guaranty and The Allstate's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Assured Guaranty34.01%4.42%1.99%
The Allstate10.68%16.70%3.35%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Assured Guaranty and The Allstate, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Assured Guaranty0000N/A
The Allstate05812.71

Assured Guaranty currently has a consensus price target of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. The Allstate has a consensus price target of $119.0714, suggesting a potential upside of 11.70%. Given The Allstate's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Allstate is more favorable than Assured Guaranty.

Summary

The Allstate beats Assured Guaranty on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) and Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Assured Guaranty and Cincinnati Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Assured Guaranty$963 million3.71$402 millionN/AN/A
Cincinnati Financial$7.92 billion1.99$2.00 billion$4.2023.30

Cincinnati Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Assured Guaranty.

Volatility & Risk

Assured Guaranty has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cincinnati Financial has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.1% of Assured Guaranty shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.8% of Assured Guaranty shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Assured Guaranty pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Cincinnati Financial pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Cincinnati Financial pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Assured Guaranty has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Cincinnati Financial has increased its dividend for 39 consecutive years. Cincinnati Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Assured Guaranty and Cincinnati Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Assured Guaranty34.01%4.42%1.99%
Cincinnati FinancialN/A5.14%1.88%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Assured Guaranty and Cincinnati Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Assured Guaranty0000N/A
Cincinnati Financial22101.80

Assured Guaranty presently has a consensus target price of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. Cincinnati Financial has a consensus target price of $77.00, suggesting a potential downside of 21.32%. Given Assured Guaranty's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Assured Guaranty is more favorable than Cincinnati Financial.

Summary

Cincinnati Financial beats Assured Guaranty on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO) and Markel (NYSE:MKL) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Assured Guaranty and Markel's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Assured Guaranty$963 million3.71$402 millionN/AN/A
Markel$9.53 billion1.58$1.79 billion$38.9127.98

Markel has higher revenue and earnings than Assured Guaranty.

Risk & Volatility

Assured Guaranty has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Markel has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.1% of Assured Guaranty shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.6% of Markel shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Assured Guaranty shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Markel shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Assured Guaranty and Markel's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Assured Guaranty34.01%4.42%1.99%
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Assured Guaranty and Markel, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Assured Guaranty0000N/A
Markel02202.50

Assured Guaranty presently has a consensus target price of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. Markel has a consensus target price of $1,143.75, suggesting a potential upside of 5.05%. Given Markel's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Markel is more favorable than Assured Guaranty.

Summary

Assured Guaranty beats Markel on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


Assured Guaranty Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Berkshire Hathaway logo
BRK.B
Berkshire Hathaway
1.3$240.51+1.3%$563.93 billion$254.62 billion15.99
The Progressive logo
PGR
The Progressive
2.1$85.95+1.3%$50.33 billion$39.02 billion9.98Analyst Report
News Coverage
The Travelers Companies logo
TRV
The Travelers Companies
2.6$145.50+1.7%$36.70 billion$31.58 billion16.63Insider Selling
News Coverage
The Allstate logo
ALL
The Allstate
2.6$106.60+2.1%$32.29 billion$44.68 billion7.48Dividend Increase
Cincinnati Financial logo
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
2.3$97.87+0.9%$15.75 billion$7.92 billion20.18News Coverage
Markel logo
MKL
Markel
1.4$1,088.80+0.1%$15.01 billion$9.53 billion33.56Increase in Short Interest
Arch Capital Group logo
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
1.6$35.82+0.9%$14.54 billion$6.93 billion12.84
W. R. Berkley logo
WRB
W. R. Berkley
2.0$69.33+0.6%$12.30 billion$7.90 billion38.73Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
CNA Financial logo
CNA
CNA Financial
2.3$42.54+1.6%$11.55 billion$10.77 billion20.07
Fidelity National Financial logo
FNF
Fidelity National Financial
2.0$38.28+0.9%$11.24 billion$7.93 billion11.26Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$242.10+1.5%$11.18 billion$2.48 billion43.62Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Old Republic International logo
ORI
Old Republic International
1.8$19.33+1.6%$5.88 billion$7.21 billion18.07Increase in Short Interest
First American Financial logo
FAF
First American Financial
2.0$52.54+0.4%$5.77 billion$6.20 billion9.28
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
1.9$104.34+0.9%$4.71 billion$1.00 billion37.40Analyst Revision
The Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
2.1$115.35+1.4%$4.30 billion$4.89 billion14.68Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
AXIS Capital logo
AXS
AXIS Capital
1.9$50.53+0.9%$4.26 billion$5.17 billion-27.17Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.2$67.83+0.3%$4.06 billion$2.85 billion20.31News Coverage
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$1,195.06+0.4%$3.71 billion$893.40 million38.54Increase in Short Interest
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
1.6$58.40+1.4%$3.23 billion$3.97 billion13.49Increase in Short Interest
Hilltop logo
HTH
Hilltop
1.4$33.04+1.0%$2.72 billion$1.82 billion7.85Decrease in Short Interest
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.4$24.75+2.4%$1.33 billion$999.83 million-5.35Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Stewart Information Services logo
STC
Stewart Information Services
2.1$47.20+1.5%$1.26 billion$1.94 billion12.20Gap Down
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.3$79.08+4.4%$1.18 billion$877.75 million10.64Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
AMERISAFE logo
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.0$58.52+2.2%$1.13 billion$370.37 million12.27Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
2.5$33.29+1.2%$945.67 million$784.80 million11.60Analyst Upgrade
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.9$18.74+3.3%$821.52 million$1.41 billion-20.82Gap Up
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$29.45+1.2%$737.16 million$1.20 billion-5.80Dividend Announcement
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.1$14.89+6.8%$466.56 million$939.35 million-35.45Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
1.8$57.87+0.6%$461.92 million$242.47 million15.77News Coverage
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$29.21+1.5%$419.92 million$604.47 million66.39Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.1$13.70+2.3%$398.82 million$812.45 million7.49Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Down
MBIA logo
MBI
MBIA
1.0$7.30+3.8%$393.67 million$280 million-0.69Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Investors Title logo
ITIC
Investors Title
0.8$151.77+4.2%$287.15 million$183.50 million8.43Gap Down
Hallmark Financial Services logo
HALL
Hallmark Financial Services
1.3$3.69+3.0%$66.94 million$486.37 million-0.56Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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