Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) Shorts Down -10.57% - Shares Trading Up

Assured Guaranty Ltd. now has a P/E ratio of 4.80 and the market cap of the company is 5.09B. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $42.12.

Royce & Associates LP decreased its position in shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) by 31.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It has outperformed by 34.87% the S&P500.

Cowen Group Inc increased Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) stake by 44.5% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 17,100 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $635,000 after acquiring an additional 6,900 shares during the last quarter.

About 146,031 shares traded. (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since September 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). Therefore 48% are positive. The stock of DHI Group Inc (NYSE:DHX) has "Sell" rating given on Monday, September 7 by Zacks. First Personal Services holds 0.04% or 4,213 shares in its portfolio. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the shares of AGO in report on Tuesday, February 28 to "Mkt Perform" rating. The firm earned "Sector Weight" rating on Thursday, October 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, June 1 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Buy" on Friday, August 28. Legal General Gp Public Limited Com holds 99,009 shares. Alexander & Baldwin Inc New (NYSE:ALEX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.2 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.26, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. Thornburg Invest Mgmt accumulated 1.15 million shares. 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. Burney accumulated 201,361 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc Inc has invested 0% in Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN). Kcg Inc holds 0.03% in St Jude Medical Inc (NYSE:STJ) or 14,520 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Limited owns 4,964 shares. Epoch Invest Prns holds 0% or 17,253 shares in its portfolio. Swiss Bank reported 218,600 shares. Capital Guardian holds 80,856 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Goldentree Asset Management LP holds 2.22% or 472,720 shares in its portfolio. The 50 day moving average moved down $-0.19 and the 200 day average was up $1.91. Assured Guaranty Ltd. recently declared a dividend for shareholders paid on Wednesday the 30th of August 2017. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc holds 323,188 shares. Therefore 67% are positive. Finally, Comerica Bank lifted its holdings in Assured Guaranty by 40.8% in the 1st quarter. $39.83's average target is -5.44% below currents $42.12 stock price. Assured Guaranty had 8 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by M Partners given on Monday, November 16. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with "Outperform" on Monday, November 9. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. State Bank Of America Corporation De stated it has 0% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). BTIG Research maintained the shares of AGO in report on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.31, from 1.13 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold Assured Guaranty Ltd. shares while 84 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. The hedge fund run by Bryant Regan held 145,670 shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $2.13 million, up from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Federated Invsts Inc Pa invested in 0.02% or 179,197 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas owns 10,543 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 912,545 were accumulated by Victory. They were forecasting US$0.74 per share three months ago. Rdl Fincl owns 77,056 shares. The value in dollars went from $1,775,000 to $7,366,000 a change of $5,591,000 for the reporting period. Etrade Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 8,146 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio.

Assured Guaranty Ltd., launched on August 21, 2003, is a holding company. Ahl Partners Llp has invested 0.45% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO).

Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh increased its stake in Assured Gu (AGO) by 65.68% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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