Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Shares Sold by Kennedy Capital Management Inc

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17 September, 2017

Venor Capital Management Lp bought 155,064 shares as the company's stock declined 5.68% while stock markets rallied.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.40 billion, a PE ratio of 5.09 and a beta of 1.82. The stock rose 0.70% or $0.59 reaching $85.17 per share. About shares traded. Dollar General Corp. NewStar Financial Inc (NASDAQ:NEWS) has risen 28.00% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.92% the S&P500.

Jeffrey Bersh increased its stake in Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) by 23.59% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lombard Odier Asset Management Usa Corp sold 193,251 shares as the company's stock declined 5.68% while stock markets rallied. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $8.90 and is expected to be $4.89 for the current year with 119,005,000 shares presently outstanding.

Assured Guaranty Ltd., launched on August 21, 2003, is a holding company. This represents a $0.57 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.33%. The financial services provider reported $1.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.44. Cornerstone Cap Management Hldg Limited Company has 0.08% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). It has outperformed by 34.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.2 in Q4 2016. Its up 1.43, from 1 in 2016Q3.

Among 3 analysts covering Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. 27 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. Vanguard Grp Inc Inc has invested 0% in Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN). Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0% or 165 shares in its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Co accumulated 78,907 shares.

Shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. Z Partners Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 52.92% in NewStar Financial Inc (NASDAQ:NEWS). Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership reported 1.68M shares stake. Utd Cap Financial Advisers Ltd Co reported 14,422 shares. Cantab Capital Partners Llp now holds 83,812 shares worth $3,498,000,000. First Tru LP holds 55,890 shares. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 16th were paid a dividend of $0.142 per share. Sunbelt Securities has 182 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Swiss Bank reported 218,600 shares. Therefore 0 are positive. Twin Disc Inc had 4 analyst reports since January 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 152,000 shares. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $46.50. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, February 28. Nasdaq.com's article titled: "Assured Guaranty Becomes Oversold" and published on August 29, 2017 is yet another important article. Zacks upgraded the shares of DHX in report on Monday, August 31 to "Sell" rating. The stock increased 1.27% or $0.22 on September 15, reaching $17.55.

Ejf Capital Llc decreased First Conn Bancorp Inc Md (NASDAQ:FBNK) stake by 44,089 shares to 500,000 valued at $11.33M in 2016Q4. On average, equities research analysts expect that Assured Guaranty Ltd. will post $4.89 EPS for the current year. Therefore 67% are positive. UBS maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Tuesday, November 10 with "Buy" rating. It has ranged in price between $41.97-$42.26 after having started the session at $42.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.15. Assured Guaranty had 8 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, BTIG Research restated a "buy" rating and set a $49.00 price objective on shares of Assured Guaranty in a report on Sunday, May 28th. The rating was maintained by Wood on Friday, April 7 with "Hold". The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 9. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4200 target in Friday, June 9 report. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). The company was maintained on Friday, May 27 by Telsey Advisory Group. As per Monday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by M Partners. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag has invested 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO).

Pacad Investment Ltd. reduced its stake in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) by 25.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: "BTIG: Six financials for the second half of 2017" on August 22, 2017. The Company 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.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $470,280 activity.


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