Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) went up by 9.82% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $45.69. The company’s stock price has collected 11.34% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 14 hours ago that Assured Guaranty Conditionally Supports Revised Puerto Rico GO and PBA Plan Support Agreement
Is It Worth Investing in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE :AGO) Right Now?
Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.98 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for AGO is at 1.11. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 1 who provided ratings for Assured Guaranty Ltd. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $44.00, which is $0.83 above the current price. AGO currently public float of 76.52M and currently shorts hold a 7.44% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AGO was 607.20K shares.
AGO’s Market Performance
AGO stocks went up by 11.34% for the week, with a monthly jump of 19.93% and a quarterly performance of 38.27%, while its annual performance rate touched -4.06%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.69% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.08% for Assured Guaranty Ltd.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 14.96% for AGO stocks with a simple moving average of 56.27% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AGO
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AGO stocks, with Keefe Bruyette repeating the rating for AGO by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for AGO in the upcoming period, according to Keefe Bruyette is $47 based on the research report published on December 20th of the previous year 2017.
MKM Partners gave a rating of “Buy” to AGO, setting the target price at $40 in the report published on November 16th of the previous year.
AGO Trading at 22.98% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AGO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.80% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.08%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.69%, as shares surge +17.57% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +36.24% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AGO rose by +11.34%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +47.76% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $38.16. In addition, Assured Guaranty Ltd. saw 38.14% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AGO starting from JONES THOMAS W, who purchase 5,000 shares at the price of $26.81 back on Mar 31. After this action, JONES THOMAS W now owns 31,877 shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd., valued at $134,060 using the latest closing price.
JONES THOMAS W, the Director of Assured Guaranty Ltd., purchase 3,000 shares at $28.30 during a trade that took place back on Mar 30, which means that JONES THOMAS W is holding 26,877 shares at $84,910 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AGO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +62.25 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Assured Guaranty Ltd. stands at +44.37. The total capital return value is set at 6.57, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.69. Equity return is now at value 5.40, with 2.40 for asset returns.
Based on Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO), the company’s capital structure generated 33.36 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 25.02. Total debt to assets is 15.23, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 33.06. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 24.79.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 7.88, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.31. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.33.