There is no way Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) can keep these numbers up

With 0.52 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.4 million shares. During the session, the Insurance – Specialty company that operates in wider Financial sector, reached to the highest price of $78.53 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $75.93. The 52-week range on AGO shows that it touched its highest point at $96.60 and its lowest point at $49.84 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $104.25. With its current market cap of 4.23 billion, AGO has annualized dividend of $1.15 while the current yield stands at 1.51%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.14.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of AGO was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -4.15%, but this was down by -16.71% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -1.87% while six-month performance rose 20.78%. The stock gained 40.70% in the past year, while it has gained 1.91% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for AGO yields 12.50 with Next year EPS estimates of 6.75. For the next quarter, that number is 1.32. This implies an EPS growth rate of -46.38% for this year and 16.78% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 3.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 21.57%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 56.22 million AGO shares are outstanding with a float of 52.19 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-03-28, short shares totaled 0.98 million, which was 176.0 higher than short shares on 1709164800. In addition to Mr. Dominic John Frederico as the firm’s Deputy Chairman, President & CEO, Mr. Robert Adam Bailenson serves as its Chief Operating Officer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.94049 of AGO’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for AGO since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.