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: Heavy Construction
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NYSE:AGX
  • CUSIP: 04010E10
  • Web: www.arganinc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $940.27 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,465,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $66.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $68.06
  • 52 Week Range: $33.83 - $76.70
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.78
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $675.05 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.39
  • Book Value: $18.87 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.22
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.70
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $117.44 million
  • Net Margins: 9.70%
  • Return on Equity: 23.01%
  • Return on Assets: 11.87%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.72%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 168,058 shs.
  • Beta: 1.07
  • Short Ratio: 4.33
 

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 announced an annual dividend on Friday, September 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 18th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, October 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 14th. View Argan's Dividend History.

How were Argan's earnings last quarter?

Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 10th. The company reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.48. The business earned $206.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $188.83 million. Argan had a return on equity of 23.01% and a net margin of 9.70%. The firm's revenue was up 77.7% compared to the same quarter last year. 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, June, 5th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Argan.

Who are some of Argan's key competitors?

Who owns Argan stock?

Argan's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.00%), FMR LLC (0.00%) and Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (3.02%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Argan.

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 Ashford Capital Management Inc., Shaker Investments LLC OH, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Welch Capital Partners LLC NY, Russell Investments Group Ltd., ClariVest Asset Management LLC and DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have sold Argan stock in the last year 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Argan.

Who bought Argan stock? Who is buying Argan stock?

Argan's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Seizert Capital Partners LLC and AXA. Company insiders that have bought Argan stock in the last two years include David Hibbert Watson and Peter W Getsinger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Argan.

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 $60.80.

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 TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/8/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Lake Street CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/16/2015Wm SmithInitiated CoverageNot Rated$45.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
6/5/2017        
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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Most Recent Dividend:10/28/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:1.15%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:18.87% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.28% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.47% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Argan (NYSE:AGX)

Dividend History by Quarter 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 and Institutional Ownership History for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 9.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.73%
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
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
Latest Headlines for Argan (NYSE:AGX)
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finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Argan, Inc. (AGX) Given $70.00 Average Price Target by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan (AGX) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan (AGX) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of -0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 11:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) Director Peter W. Getsinger Sells 3,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan (AGX) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.28
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 2:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArgan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGX-US : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Argan, Inc. (AGX) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan (AGX) Getting Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 12:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Argan (AGX) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 9:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Argan, Inc. (AGX) Director Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVery Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Argan (AGX) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) CFO David Hibbert Watson Sells 8,650 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Argan, Inc. : April 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 3:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan (AGX) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArgan, Inc. :AGX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArgan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGX-US : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 12:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Argan, Inc. (AGX) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 8:51 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - April 11 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoArgan, Inc. (AGX) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.48 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:26 AM
businesswire.com logoArgan, Inc. Reports Year-End and Fourth Quarter Results - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 11 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoArgan, Inc. Reports Year-End and Fourth Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:25 PM
seekingalpha.com logoArgan beats by $0.48, beats on revenue
seekingalpha.com - April 10 at 4:25 PM
marketbeat.com logoArgan posts 4Q profit
marketbeat.com - April 10 at 4:24 PM
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www.thestreet.com - March 22 at 3:25 PM
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