Argan Company Profile (NYSE:AGX)

About Argan (NYSE:AGX)

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: Construction & Engineering
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NYSE:AGX
  • CUSIP: 04010E10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.04376 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,543,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $64.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $63.97
  • 52 Week Range: $54.00 - $76.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.15
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $872.5 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.17
  • Book Value: $22.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.97
  • Annual Dividend: $0.70
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBITDA: $131.21 million
  • Net Margins: 9.88%
  • Return on Equity: 28.23%
  • Return on Assets: 13.19%
  • Current Ratio: 1.81%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.81%
  • Average Volume: 125,630 shs.
  • Beta: 0.92
  • Short Ratio: 5.46

Frequently Asked Questions for Argan (NYSE:AGX)

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 declared an annual dividend on Friday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 20th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This is a boost from Argan's previous annual dividend of $0.70. View Argan's Dividend History.

How were Argan's earnings last quarter?

Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) released its earnings results on Thursday, September, 7th. The company reported $1.72 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.69. The business had revenue of $259.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $217.75 million. Argan had a return on equity of 28.23% and a net margin of 9.88%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 59.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.29 earnings per share. View Argan's Earnings History.

When will Argan make its next earnings announcement?

Argan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, December, 4th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Argan.

Where is Argan's stock going? Where will Argan's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Argan's stock. Their predictions range from $71.00 to $71.00. On average, they expect Argan's share price to reach $71.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Argan.

Who are some of Argan's key competitors?

Who are Argan's key executives?

Argan's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Rainer H. Bosselmann, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • David Hibbert Watson, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • William F. Griffin Jr., Director; Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of Gemma Power Systems
  • Daniel L. Martin, President of Gemma Power Systems
  • Cynthia A. Flanders, Director
  • Peter W. Getsinger, Director
  • William Francis Leimkuhler, Independent Director
  • W G Champion Mitchell, Independent Director
  • James W. Quinn, Independent Director

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.

What is Argan's stock price today?

One share of Argan stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Argan (NYSE AGX)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  66 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  66 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  132
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Argan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Argan (NYSE:AGX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $71.00 (7.66% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Price Target History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Analysts' Ratings History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/28/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralMediumView Rating Details
6/8/2017Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$70.00 -> $71.00HighView Rating Details
12/8/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Earnings by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Argan (NYSE AGX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/4/2017$1.03N/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2017Q2 2018$1.03$1.72$217.75 million$259.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/7/2017Q1 2018$0.89$1.31$183.10 million$230.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2017Q4 2017$0.81$1.29$188.83 million$206.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/2016Q3 2017$0.74$1.16$182.10 million$175.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/6/2016Q217$0.79$1.29$151.70 million$162.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/7/2016Q116$0.64$0.81$184.50 million$130.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2016Q4$0.65$0.45$137.00 million$116.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2015Q316$0.70$0.72$103.80 million$113.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/8/2015Q2 2016$0.55$0.75$97.43 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)


Earnings Estimates for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.08
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.63
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)


Current Dividend Information for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Next Dividend:10/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:1.06%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:12.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)

Dividend History by Quarter for Argan (NYSE AGX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.64%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.52%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/19/2017John Ronald Jr. JeffreyDirectorBuy1,500$62.49$93,735.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2017John Ronald Jr. JeffreyDirectorBuy1,000$60.95$60,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Henry A CrumptonDirectorSell30,000$62.24$1,867,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2017Peter W GetsingerDirectorSell3,000$67.72$203,160.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2017James W QuinnDirectorSell10,000$66.17$661,700.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017David Hibbert WatsonCFOSell8,650$65.31$564,931.50View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Latest Headlines for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
DateHeadline logoArgan (AGX) and Pike Corp (PIKE) Head to Head Contrast - October 14 at 6:08 AM logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : October 13, 2017 - October 13 at 3:33 PM logoShould You Buy Argan Inc (AGX) At $66.95? - October 2 at 3:29 PM logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : October 2, 2017 - October 2 at 3:29 PM logoArgan Inc: A Stealth Dividend Payer With Strong Catalysts For Upward Potential - Seeking Alpha - October 2 at 7:01 AM logoArgan (AGX) & Grana y Montero S.A.A. (GRAM) Financial Analysis - September 23 at 12:48 AM logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) Director John Ronald Jr. Jeffrey Buys 1,500 Shares - September 20 at 10:22 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Dycom Industries Reported Better Than Expected Earnings Results - September 20 at 3:37 PM logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) to Issue Annual Dividend of $1.00 - September 15 at 5:52 PM logoArgan, Inc. Declares 2017 Regular Dividend of $1.00 Per Share and Announces Intent to Pay Quarterly Dividends in 2018 - September 14 at 8:56 PM logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : September 13, 2017 - September 13 at 9:45 PM logoArgan, Inc. :AGX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 8:52 PM logoArgan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AGX-US : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 3:51 PM logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.69 EPS - September 7 at 9:06 PM logoArgan, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results - September 7 at 8:38 PM logoArgan posts 2Q profit - September 7 at 8:38 PM logoAnalyzing Tutor Perini Corporation (TPC) & Argan (AGX) - September 6 at 2:08 AM logoArgan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGX-US : August 31, 2017 - August 31 at 3:29 PM logoGranite Construction (GVA) and Argan (AGX) Critical Analysis - August 12 at 10:08 PM logoArgan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AGX-US : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 4:05 PM logoArgan, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AGX) : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 9:38 PM logoArgan Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for AGX - July 27 at 3:50 PM logo Brokerages Set $68.00 Target Price for Argan, Inc. (AGX) - July 20 at 12:43 PM logoArgan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGX-US : July 18, 2017 - July 18 at 4:46 PM logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : July 10, 2017 - July 10 at 3:25 PM logo Brokerages Expect Argan, Inc. (AGX) to Post $0.91 Earnings Per Share - July 7 at 6:18 PM logo Analysts Set $70.33 Target Price for Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) - July 4 at 11:06 AM logoArgan Inc. (AGX) Is Climbing On Q1 Results - June 8 at 1:01 AM logoArgan Inc. (AGX) Is Climbing On Q4 Results - April 11 at 3:26 PM logoArgan, Inc. Reports Year-End and Fourth Quarter Results - Business Wire (press release) - April 11 at 8:19 AM logoArgan beats by $0.48, beats on revenue - April 10 at 4:25 PM logoArgan posts 4Q profit - April 10 at 4:24 PM logoThe Hype of Infrastructure Spending is Over; Now it's 'Show Me the Money' - March 22 at 3:25 PM logo3 Growth Stocks That Could Soar More Than Nvidia - Motley Fool - March 1 at 8:26 PM logo3 Growth Stocks That Could Soar More Than Nvidia - March 1 at 3:24 PM logoCramer's lightning round: The only way to recommend a stock on a takeover basis - February 24 at 10:46 AM logoHere Are the Huge Winners if Trump Spends a Trillion Dollars to Fix America's Decaying Roads - February 2 at 3:23 PM logoA Fundamentally Focused Momentum Stock Model - January 30 at 8:35 PM logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) Upped to Strong Buy on Solid Prospects - January 11 at 3:42 PM logoArgan: Hitting On All Cylinders - Seeking Alpha - December 22 at 3:22 PM logoArgan: Hitting On All Cylinders - December 21 at 4:17 PM



Argan (AGX) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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