Argan Company Profile (NYSE:AGX)

About Argan

Argan logoArgan, Inc. is a holding company. The Company conducts operations through its subsidiaries, Gemma Power Systems, LLC and affiliates (GPS), Atlantic Projects Company Limited (APC), Southern Maryland Cable, Inc. (SMC) and The Roberts Company (Roberts). Through GPS and APC, the Company's power industry services segment provides engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations management, maintenance, development, technical and consulting services to the power generation and renewable energy markets. Through SMC, the telecommunications infrastructure services segment of the Company provides project management, construction, installation and maintenance services to commercial, local government and federal government customers. Through Roberts, the Company's industrial fabrication and field services segment produces, delivers and installs fabricated steel components specializing in pressure vessels and heat exchangers for industrial plants.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Heavy Construction
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AGX
  • CUSIP: 04010E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $69.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $71.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $61.85
  • 52-Week Range: $30.62 - $76.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.54
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $1.07B
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,306,000
  • Beta: 1.07
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.70%
  • Return on Equity: 23.01%
  • Return on Assets: 11.87%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.72%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Argan (NYSE:AGX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/8/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
6/9/2016Lake Street CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
10/16/2015Wm SmithInitiated CoverageNot Rated$45.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/12/2017        
12/6/2016Q3 2017$0.74$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/6/2016Q217$0.79$1.29$162.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/7/2016Q116$0.64$0.81$130.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2016Q4$0.65$0.45$116.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2015Q316$0.70$0.72$114.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2015Q116$0.38$0.50$85.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2015Q415$0.59$0.40$102.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2014Q315$0.59$0.84$127.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/4/2014Q215$0.41$0.58$102.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2014Q115$0.16$0.24$56.23 million$51.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/8/2014Q4$0.70$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/9/2013Q3$0.71$0.83$35.91 million$63.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/5/2013Q2$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2013Q113$0.45$63.70 million$46.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2013Q4 12$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/13/20120.43$0.43$43.60 million$74.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.77 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q3 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q4 20171$0.80$0.80$0.80
Q1 20181$0.89$0.89$0.89
Q2 20181$0.91$0.91$0.91
Q3 20181$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q1 20191$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q2 20191$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q3 20191$0.91$0.91$0.91
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:1.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:18.87% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.24% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
18.57% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/16/2016annual$0.701.27%10/14/201610/18/201610/28/2016
9/21/2015annual$0.701.85%10/13/201510/15/201511/5/2015
9/18/2014special$0.7010/10/201410/15/201411/6/2014
9/19/2013special$0.7510/10/201310/15/201311/7/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.73%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/30/2017William F LeimkuhlerDirectorSell2,000$73.23$146,460.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Rainer H BosselmannChairmanSell35,490$75.41$2,676,300.90View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017William F Griffin JrCEOSell25,000$70.33$1,758,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Cynthia FlandersDirectorSell10,000$70.67$706,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Peter W GetsingerDirectorSell5,000$70.58$352,900.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Richard H DeilyVPSell2,650$72.01$190,826.50View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017William F Griffin JrCEOSell16,770$73.08$1,225,551.60View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017James W QuinnDirectorSell10,000$70.78$707,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016William F Griffin JrCEOSell8,230$73.34$603,588.20View SEC Filing  
12/21/2016Cynthia FlandersDirectorSell5,000$74.43$372,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Brian R SherrasDirectorSell10,000$70.33$703,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016William F LeimkuhlerDirectorSell5,000$56.53$282,650.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016William F LeimkuhlerDirectorSell5,000$55.46$277,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016Peter W GetsingerDirectorSell1,935$57.71$111,668.85View SEC Filing  
10/4/2016Peter W GetsingerDirectorSell900$58.19$52,371.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016James W QuinnDirectorSell10,000$58.86$588,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Richard H DeilyVPSell2,350$59.00$138,650.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016William F LeimkuhlerDirectorSell5,000$59.12$295,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2016Cynthia FlandersDirectorSell10,000$57.24$572,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016James W QuinnDirectorSell10,000$57.08$570,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2016James W QuinnDirectorSell10,000$56.41$564,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016William F Griffin JrCEOSell25,000$52.16$1,304,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016William F Griffin JrCEOSell33,689$51.58$1,737,678.62View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016William F Griffin JrCEOSell16,311$52.50$856,327.50View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Richard H DeilyVPSell7,000$46.78$327,460.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Daniel L MartinInsiderSell15,000$41.10$616,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016David Hibbert WatsonCFOBuy350$29.18$10,213.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Peter W GetsingerDirectorBuy1,000$32.50$32,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Cynthia FlandersCFOSell3,000$34.00$102,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell2,235$32.00$71,520.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Daniel L MartinInsiderSell20,380$32.03$652,771.40View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell8,021$32.03$256,912.63View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Arthur F TrudelCFOSell10,000$30.60$306,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Daniel L MartinInsiderSell5,300$31.13$164,989.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Arthur F TrudelCFOSell6,883$31.50$216,814.50View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Arthur F TrudelCFOSell3,117$31.29$97,530.93View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell14,444$32.84$474,340.96View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Daniel L MartinInsiderSell19,320$32.65$630,798.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014Arthur F TrudelCFOSell9,000$29.74$267,660.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Arthur F TrudelCFOSell1,000$33.28$33,280.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2014Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell5,000$27.62$138,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell1,925$27.33$52,610.25View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell15,000$27.14$407,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2014Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell3,100$27.91$86,521.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Arthur F TrudelCFOSell10,000$30.51$305,100.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Arthur F TrudelCFOSell10,000$29.97$299,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014James W QuinnDirectorSell10,000$27.19$271,900.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2013Arthur F TrudelCFOSell5,000$21.45$107,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013Arthur F TrudelCFOSell5,000$21.40$107,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2013William F LeimkuhlerDirectorBuy4,000$21.23$84,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Arthur F TrudelCFOSell10,000$19.10$191,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Rainer H BosselmannCEOBuy1,400$19.58$27,412.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2013Arthur F TrudelCFOSell4,124$17.19$70,891.56View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Rainer H BosselmannCEOSell20,000$16.58$331,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012W G Champion MitchellDirectorSell12,500$17.52$219,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

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What is Argan's stock symbol?

Argan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AGX."

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

Argan announced an annual dividend on Friday, September 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, October 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 14th.

When will Argan announce their earnings?

Argan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 12th 2017.

Who owns Argan stock?

Argan's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.36%), Numeric Investors LLC (3.10%), FMR LLC (3.07%), State Street Corp (1.57%) and Bogle Investment Management L P DE (1.03%). Company insiders that own Argan stock include Brian R Sherras, Cynthia Flanders, Daniel L Martin, David Hibbert Watson, James W Quinn, Peter W Getsinger, Rainer H Bosselmann, Richard H Deily, William F Griffin Jr and William F Leimkuhler.

Who sold Argan stock? Who is selling Argan stock?

Argan's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RK Capital Management LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Allianz Asset Management AG, Fiera Capital Corp, Boothbay Fund Management LLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Ellington Management Group LLC and A.R.T. Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Argan stock in the last year include Brian R Sherras, Cynthia Flanders, Daniel L Martin, James W Quinn, Peter W Getsinger, Rainer H Bosselmann, Richard H Deily, William F Griffin Jr and William F Leimkuhler.

Who bought Argan stock? Who is buying Argan stock?

Argan's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Menta Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Argan stock in the last two years include David Hibbert Watson and Peter W Getsinger.

How do I buy Argan stock?

Shares of Argan can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Argan stock cost?

One share of Argan stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.90.

Argan (NYSE:AGX) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff