Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) : Taylor Asset Management Inc scooped up 32,800 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 25, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 1,170,200 shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. which is valued at $31,209,234.Assured Guaranty Ltd. makes up approximately 8.67% of Taylor Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Ibm Retirement Fund reduced its stake in AGO by selling 841 shares or 5.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 13,438 shares of AGO which is valued at $357,720. Assured Guaranty Ltd. makes up approx 0.01% of Ibm Retirement Fund’s portfolio.Nordea Investment Management Ab boosted its stake in AGO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 36,765 additional shares and now holds a total of 119,870 shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. which is valued at $3,151,382. Assured Guaranty Ltd. makes up approx 0.01% of Nordea Investment Management Ab’s portfolio. Fox Run Management L.l.c. added AGO to its portfolio by purchasing 15,400 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $404,866. Assured Guaranty Ltd. makes up approx 0.19% of Fox Run Management L.l.c.’s portfolio.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. closed down -0.08 points or -0.30% at $26.79 with 6,21,353 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $26.72, the shares hit an intraday low of $26.65 and an intraday high of $26.96 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
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.