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Looking Closely at the Growth Curve for Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL)

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) went down by -1.47% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $64.37. The company’s stock price has collected -0.97% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 05/10/21 that BioNTech, Arch Capital, Freeport-McMoRan: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Is It Worth Investing in Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ :ACGL) Right Now?

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 20.01 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ACGL is at 0.77. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for Arch Capital Group Ltd. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $69.08, which is $7.74 above the current price. ACGL currently public float of 358.48M and currently shorts hold a 2.30% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ACGL was 3.82M shares.

ACGL’s Market Performance

ACGL stocks went down by -0.97% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.17% and a quarterly performance of 28.20%, while its annual performance rate touched 36.02%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.58% for Arch Capital Group Ltd. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.04% for ACGL stocks with a simple moving average of 25.01% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ACGL

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ACGL stocks, with BMO Capital Markets repeating the rating for ACGL by listing it as a “Market Perform.” The predicted price for ACGL in the upcoming period, according to BMO Capital Markets is $65 based on the research report published on January 20th of the current year 2023.

UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ACGL reach a price target of $52, previously predicting the price at $49. The rating they have provided for ACGL stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 12th, 2022.

Jefferies gave a rating of “Buy” to ACGL, setting the target price at $50 in the report published on November 19th of the previous year.

ACGL Trading at 3.20% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ACGL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.97% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.58%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.71%, as shares surge +0.35% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +7.67% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ACGL fell by -0.97%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +32.67% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $63.13. In addition, Arch Capital Group Ltd. saw -0.51% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ACGL starting from Rajeh Maamoun, who sale 50,000 shares at the price of $57.09 back on Oct 31. After this action, Rajeh Maamoun now owns 362,990 shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd., valued at $2,854,555 using the latest closing price.

Posner Brian S, the Director of Arch Capital Group Ltd., purchase 2,000 shares at $17.60 during a trade that took place back on Oct 28, which means that Posner Brian S is holding 4,000 shares at $35,200 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ACGL

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +20.65 for the present operating margin

The net margin for Arch Capital Group Ltd. stands at +24.11. Equity return is now at value 10.10, with 2.60 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.52.