The stock of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) is a huge mover today! About 368,949 shares traded hands. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 34.63% since April 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.37% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $4.68B company. It was reported on Nov, 29 by Barchart.com. We have $37.88 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:AGO worth $234.00M more.
Analysts await Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) to report earnings on February, 23.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Ratings Coverage
Out of 3 analysts covering Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Assured Guaranty has been the topic of 4 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. M Partners maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Monday, November 16 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, November 9 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. UBS maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Tuesday, November 10 with “Buy” rating.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Assured Guaranty is a Bermuda-based holding company providing credit enhancement products to the municipal finance, structured finance and mortgage markets.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 0.85 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 28 funds sold all Assured Guaranty Ltd. shares owned while 96 reduced positions. 24 funds bought stakes while 82 increased positions. They now own 113.29 million shares or 12.18% less from 129.00 million shares in 2016Q1.
Janus Ltd Liability Corp owns 98,900 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Brandywine Inv Mgmt Llc accumulated 0.08% or 458,120 shares. Us Commercial Bank De owns 18,114 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Swiss Bankshares last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Moreover, Amer Grp Incorporated has 0% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 4,453 shares. Axa has 0.1% invested in the company for 876,125 shares. Fdx Advsrs last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Sei Investments last reported 5,937 shares in the company. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv last reported 253,969 shares in the company. Td Asset Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Northern holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 1.07 million shares. Alyeska Invest Group Ltd Partnership holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 1.01 million shares. Blackrock Fund Advsr holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 1.28M shares. Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Philadelphia Financial Of San Francisco Ltd accumulated 6.61% or 1.13 million shares.
Insider Transactions: Since November 7, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $512,000 net activity. $512,000 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) was sold by Albert Howard on Monday, November 7.
More news for Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) were recently published by: Moodys.com, which released: “Moody’s affirms Assured Guaranty’s ratings; AGC’s outlook changed to stable” on August 09, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Assured Guaranty Ltd. Reports Results for Third Quarter 2016” and published on November 03, 2016 is yet another important article.
AGO Company Profile
Assured Guaranty Ltd., incorporated on August 21, 2003, is a holding company. The Firm provides, through its subsidiaries, credit protection products to the United States and international public finance, including infrastructure, and structured finance markets. The Firm markets its financial guaranty insurance directly to issuers and underwriters of public finance and structured finance securities, as well as to investors. It conducts its financial guaranty business on a direct basis through the companies, including Assured Guaranty Municipal Corp. (AGM), Municipal Assurance Corp. (MAC), Assured Guaranty Corp. (AGC), Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) and Assured Guaranty Re Ltd. (AG Re).
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