Dividend Growth of Assured Guaranty Ltd.(AGO)

Assured Guaranty Ltd.(AGO) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.25% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.52. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.13. Assured Guaranty Ltd. has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.98% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.52. Assured Guaranty Ltd.(AGO) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 2, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.13. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.52. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.25%. Assured Guaranty Ltd.(AGO) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.08 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.13. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Assured Guaranty Ltd.(AGO) is at the rate of 9.23% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.96. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) rose 0.29% or 0.12 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $41.64 the stock was seen hitting $41.99 as a peak level and $41.45 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $41.79. The daily volume was measured at 908,874 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $41.99 and the 52-week low is $22.72. The company has a market cap of $5,448 million. Shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. rose by 3.21% in the last five trading days and 5.34% for the last 4 weeks. Assured Guaranty Ltd. is up 19.64% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 10.64%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.5% of Assured Guaranty Ltd. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 96.28% of Assured Guaranty Ltd. shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 8, 2016, Howard Albert (Chief Risk Officer) sold 16,000 shares at 32.00 per share price.On Sep 2, 2016, Francisco L Borges (director) purchased 222 shares at 26.36 per share price.On May 17, 2016, Dominic Frederico (CEO) purchased 13,000 shares at 25.10 per share price.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 3, 2016. The company reported $3.83 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 3.17. Analyst had a consensus of $0.66. The company had revenue of $566.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $283.94 million. The companys revenue was up 53.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.12 EPS.

Assured Guaranty is a Bermuda-based holding company providing credit enhancement products to the municipal finance, structured finance and mortgage markets.


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