Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 0.04% on 05/19/21. The shares fell to a low of $45.38 before closing at $46.60. Intraday shares traded counted 0.62 million, which was -0.23% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 623.32K. AGO’s previous close was $46.58 while the outstanding shares total 76.70M. The firm has a beta of 1.20, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 9.15, and a growth ratio of 3.05. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 47.13, with weekly volatility at 2.34% and ATR at 1.30. The AGO stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $18.45 and a $52.28 high.
Investors have identified the Insurance – Specialty company Assured Guaranty Ltd. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $3.45 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Potential earnings growth for Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/04/2021 quarter of the year, Assured Guaranty Ltd. recorded a total of 177.0 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 45.76% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/04/2021 quarter reducing by -114.12%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 150.0 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 15.0 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 76.70M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.14 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/04/2021 (0.82 cents a share).
Is the stock of AGO attractive?
In related news, Chief Risk Officer, Albert Howard sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on May 13. The sale was performed at an average price of 46.16, for a total value of 2,308,000. As the sale deal closes, the President/CEO/Deputy Chairman, FREDERICO DOMINIC now sold 118,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 5,220,875. Also, President/CEO/Deputy Chairman, FREDERICO DOMINIC sold 25,006 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Mar 05. The shares were price at an average price of 43.76 per share, with a total market value of 1,094,263. Following this completion of acquisition, the President/CEO/Deputy Chairman, FREDERICO DOMINIC now holds 4,903 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 214,555. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 4.00%.
4 out of 4 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 0 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Assured Guaranty Ltd.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the AGO stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $52.00.