Can Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO)’s Tomorrow be Different? The Stock Just Broke Its High

July 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold Assured Guaranty Ltd. shares while 84 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 119.74 million shares or 2.02% less from 122.20 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Blackrock Advsr Ltd accumulated 783,208 shares. Mackenzie Financial Corporation invested 0.07% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Clear Harbor Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 17,335 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt reported 0% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Twin Tree Mngmt Lp stated it has 0% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0.01% or 1.01 million shares. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership has invested 0.23% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Metropolitan Life Insurance has invested 0% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Returns Mgmt Lc has invested 11.09% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). 19,552 were reported by Kcg Inc. Earnest Ptnrs accumulated 0% or 35 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can accumulated 210,493 shares. Connecticut-based Tudor Invest Corp Et Al has invested 0.06% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Blackrock Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 76,614 shares. Taylor Asset Management reported 9.77% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO).

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $470,280 activity. Another trade for 12,000 shares valued at $470,280 was made by Albert Howard on Wednesday, May 10.

The stock of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) reached all time high today, Jul, 17 and still has $48.84 target or 9.00 % above today’s $44.81 share price. This indicates more upside for the $5.51B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $48.84 PT is reached, the company will be worth $495.90M more.
Trading stocks at an all time highs is usually a winning strategy. An all time high points to a stock which has the most positive fundamentals ever. Even thought the pullback rate is high, if correct risk management is utilized, investors can trade very well such events.

About 430,447 shares traded. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 51.57% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.87% the S&P500.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Assured Guaranty had 8 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, June 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 26 by BTIG Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, November 10 by UBS. As per Monday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. Zacks downgraded Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Wednesday, August 12 to “Buy” rating. Wood maintained it with “Hold” rating and $42 target in Friday, April 7 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 16 by M Partners. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Tuesday, February 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

More important recent Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Assured Guaranty Takes Step Toward Combining European Subsidiaries” on June 26, 2017, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Assured Guaranty (AGO) Comments on ‘Failure’ of Puerto Rico Oversight Board to …”, Gurufocus.com published: “Denali Advisors Llc Buys Assured Guaranty, JPMorgan Chase, Dover Corp, Sells …” on July 14, 2017. More interesting news about Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Assured Guaranty Responds to Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s Approval of PREPA’s …” with publication date: July 05, 2017.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $5.51 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to the United States and international public finance, including infrastructure, and structured finance markets. It has a 5.17 P/E ratio. It applies its credit underwriting judgment, risk management skills and capital markets experience primarily to offer financial guaranty insurance that protects holders of debt instruments and other monetary obligations from defaults in scheduled payments.

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