NYSE:AGX - Argan Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.69 +0.94 (+2.36 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.69
Today's Range$39.85 - $40.96
52-Week Range$34.90 - $47.53
Volume190,144 shs
Average Volume112,949 shs
Market Capitalization$618.94 million
P/E Ratio10.06
Dividend Yield2.52%
Beta0.8
Argan, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations management, maintenance, development, technical, and consulting services to the power generation and renewable energy markets. The company's Power Industry Services segment offers engineering, procurement, and construction contracting services to the owners of alternative energy facilities, such as biomass plants, wind farms, and solar fields; and design, construction, project management, start-up, and operation services for 44 projects with approximately 15,000 megawatts of power-generating capacity. This segment serves independent power project owners, public utilities, power plant equipment suppliers, and global energy plant construction firms. Its Industrial Fabrication and Field Services segment provides industrial steel fabrication and field services to light and heavy industrial organizations that comprise forest products, power, large fertilizer, and mining and petrochemical companies in southern region of the United States. The company's Telecommunications Infrastructure Services segment offers outside plant cabling services, including trench-less directional boring and excavation for underground communication and power networks, as well as aerial cabling services; and installs buried cable, high and low voltage electric lines, and private area outdoor lighting systems. It also offers inside premises wiring services consisting of structuring, cabling, terminations, and connectivity that provide the physical transport for high speed data, voice, video, and security networks. This segment serves state and local government agencies, regional communications service providers, electric utilities, other commercial customers, and federal government facilities, including cleared facilities in the mid-Atlantic region. Argan, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Construction - special trade contractors
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering
SectorConstruction
CUSIP04010E10
Phone301-315-0027

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$892.82 million
Cash Flow$5.0297 per share
Book Value$23.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,552
Market Cap$618.94 million
OptionableOptionable

Argan (NYSE:AGX) Frequently Asked Questions

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 a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 23rd. View Argan's Dividend History.

How were Argan's earnings last quarter?

Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 6th. The construction company reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $1.73. The construction company earned $116.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $101.60 million. Argan had a return on equity of 16.62% and a net margin of 10.86%. The firm's revenue was down 50.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.09 earnings per share. View Argan's Earnings History.

When is Argan's next earnings date?

Argan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 10th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Argan.

What price target have analysts set for AGX?

1 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Argan's shares. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect Argan's stock price to reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Argan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Argan?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Argan in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Argan.

Has Argan been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AGX stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Argan earned a daily sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Argan's key competitors?

Who are Argan's key executives?

Argan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rainer H. Bosselmann, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 76)
  • Mr. David Hibbert Watson, CFO, Sr. VP, Treasurer & Corp. Sec. (Age 44)
  • Mr. Richard Hank Deily, VP (Age 65)

How do I buy shares of Argan?

Shares of AGX 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 Argan's stock price today?

One share of AGX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.69.

How big of a company is Argan?

Argan has a market capitalization of $618.94 million and generates $892.82 million in revenue each year. Argan employs 1,552 workers across the globe.

What is Argan's official website?

The official website for Argan is http://www.arganinc.com.

How can I contact Argan?

Argan's mailing address is ONE CHURCH STREET SUITE 201, ROCKVILLE MD, 20850. The construction company can be reached via phone at 301-315-0027.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Argan (NYSE AGX)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  344
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Argan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AGX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AGX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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