Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO)

Capital One National Association's holdings in Assured Guaranty were worth $3,326,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The Ejf Capital Llc holds 1.21M shares with $45.81 million value, up from 550,000 last quarter. The stock rose 0.73% or $0.32 reaching $44.4. About 262,312 shares traded. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.87% the S&P500.

Among 47 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 44 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. The rating was maintained by Avondale with "Market Outperform" on Wednesday, April 27. The stock has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 2. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by M Partners. UBS maintained the shares of AGO in report on Tuesday, November 10 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Monness Crespi on Friday, June 10. BTIG Research has "Buy" rating and $4900 target. See Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Shaker Financial Services Llc owns 97,011 shares or 0.81% of their U.S. portfolio. It has a 5.13 P/E ratio. The Company's Industrial segment is engaged in providing industrial chemicals, services and products to various industries, such as agriculture, chemical processing, electronics and energy. Its the same as in 2016Q3. James Investment Research Inc. raised its position in shares of Assured Guaranty by 380.9% in the second quarter. Sunbelt reported 182 shares. State Street Corp now owns 2,315,607 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $87,465,000 after buying an additional 35,445 shares in the last quarter. The stock declined 0.04% or $0.06 reaching $148.94 on the news. Brinker Capital reported 0.04% stake. Life Comm has invested 1.37% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). (NASDAQ:EEFT) for 246,458 shares. Catalyst Cap Ltd holds 17,000 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 12,476 shares. (NASDAQ:EEFT) or 706 shares. Citigroup invested in 0% or 17,806 shares. Moreover, Btim Corporation has 0.01% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). (NASDAQ:EEFT). Dupont Management, a Delaware-based fund reported 9,779 shares. Prudential Financial holds 16,586 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Frontier Mngmt Ltd Liability Com reported 2.27 million shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Ltd Com owns 758,474 shares.

It is down 8.13% since July 13, 2016 and is downtrending.

Since January 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 62 insider sales for $1.71 billion activity. Shares for $3.76M were sold by Bianchi Juan on Thursday, June 8.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 0.98 in 2016Q3.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. 50 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 119.74 million shares or 2.02% less from 122.20 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase &, a New York-based fund reported 1.01 million shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys reported 0.03% stake. Panagora Asset Management invested in 8,290 shares or 0% of the stock.

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Saturday, June 17th. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has 5,140 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Assured Guaranty has a 12 month low of $24.69 and a 12 month high of $44.54. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 7,275 shares in its portfolio. 300,050 were reported by Connor Clark & Lunn Invest Management. Ascend Cap Limited Liability Company has invested 1.69% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Blackrock Mgmt Limited Liability has 0% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO).

Burney Co, which manages about $1.33B and $1.47 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Open Text Corp (NASDAQ:OTEX) by 5,701 shares to 103,125 shares, valued at $6.37 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). The SI to Hawkins Incorporated's float is 0.61%. Therefore 67% are positive. Alibaba had 113 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. BTIG Research reissued a buy rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of Assured Guaranty in a report on Sunday, May 28th. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 51.57% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. As per Tuesday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 9 with "Outperform". On September 2, 2014 Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on AGO setting a rating of "Outperform" and a price target of $32.00. The stock has "Hold" rating by Wood on Friday, April 7. The correct version of this report can be viewed at Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Assured Guaranty during the fourth quarter valued at $54,892,000.

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