Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) : Balasa Dinverno Foltz scooped up 10,895 additional shares in Assured Guaranty Ltd. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 83,647 shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. which is valued at $2,182,350.Assured Guaranty Ltd. makes up approximately 0.38% of Balasa Dinverno Foltz’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Denali Advisors sold out all of its stake in AGO during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 56,800 shares of AGO which is valued $1,481,912.Creative Planning boosted its stake in AGO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16,463 additional shares and now holds a total of 21,963 shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. which is valued at $566,865.Cutler Group Lp boosted its stake in AGO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 667 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,163 shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. which is valued at $30,017. Searle sold out all of its stake in AGO during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 40,300 shares of AGO which is valued $1,040,143.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. opened for trading at $25.95 and hit $26.145 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $26.09, with a gain of 0.35% or 0.09 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,19,775 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,505 M.
On the company’s financial health, Assured Guaranty Ltd. reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.18 according to the earnings call on May 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.64. The company had revenue of $322.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $278.08 million. The company’s revenue was up 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.89 EPS.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a holding company. The Company provides through its operating subsidiaries credit protection products to the United States and international public finance including infrastructure and structured finance markets. The Company markets its financial guaranty insurance directly to issuers and underwriters of public finance and structured finance securities as well as to investors. It conducts its financial guaranty business on a direct basis from the following companies: Assured Guaranty Municipal Corp. (AGM) Municipal Assurance Corp. (MAC) Assured Guaranty Corp. (AGC) Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) and Assured Guaranty Re Ltd. (AG Re). The Company insures obligations issued in the United States. It also offers credit protection through reinsurance. The Company insures and reinsures various types of United States public finance obligations and various non-United States public finance obligations.