AGO:NYE-Assured Guaranty Ltd (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Specialty | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 55.42

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 3.55B

Volume

0.36M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 70.67 (+27.51%)

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Assured Guaranty Ltd stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Assured Guaranty Ltd is USD 70.67 over the next 12 months. Assured Guaranty Ltd’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Assured Guaranty Ltd is Bearish, which is based on 3 positive signals and 10 negative signals. At the last closing, Assured Guaranty Ltd’s stock price was USD 55.42. Assured Guaranty Ltd’s stock price has changed by -4.63% over the past week, -8.25% over the past month and +17.29% over the last year.

About

Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Insurance and Asset Management. It offers financi ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AGO

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VIOV Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 60.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance-Specialty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 10.40% 91% A- 90% A-
Dividend Return 0.50% 38% F 32% F
Total Return 10.90% 91% A- 90% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 17.29% 90% A- 90% A-
Dividend Return 1.93% 38% F 38% F
Total Return 19.22% 90% A- 89% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 41.52% 80% B- 70% C-
Dividend Return 8.77% 43% F 32% F
Total Return 50.29% 80% B- 68% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.84% 100% A+ 77% C+
Dividend Return 2.02% 50% F 48% F
Total Return 18.86% 100% A+ 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 46.29% 10% F 21% F
Risk Adjusted Return 40.74% 80% B- 50% F
Market Capitalization 3.55B 45% F 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance-Specialty)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.60 22% F 70% C-
Price/Book Ratio 0.61 91% A- 92% A-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -1.83 82% B- 81% B-
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.35% 30% F 36% F
Return on Invested Capital 4.11% 36% F 42% F
Return on Assets 2.08% 55% F 44% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 26.59% 67% D+ 77% C+
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.80% 25% F 14% F
Short Ratio 3.00 55% F 36% F
Short Percent 3.01% 55% F 55% F
Beta 1.08 70% C- 46% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.