Is Assured Guaranty LTD. (NYSE:AGO)’s Fuel Running Low? Reports Show More Sellers

September 14, 2018 - By Jimmy Cauthen

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.18, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It dived, as 19 investors sold Assured Guaranty Ltd. shares while 103 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 99.73 million shares or 4.08% less from 103.98 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Raymond James And Assoc holds 0.02% or 249,729 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Quinn Opportunity Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.06% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability holds 21,593 shares. Goldentree Asset Management Lp invested 4.69% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Nfc reported 422,173 shares. The California-based Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt has invested 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Apg Asset Management Nv has invested 0.01% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Bluemountain Cap Limited Company reported 65,464 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 186,154 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Georgia-based Signaturefd Llc has invested 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Element Capital Limited Liability Com owns 15,319 shares. Mackenzie Financial Corporation stated it has 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Cipher Capital Ltd Partnership invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Brandywine Glob Inv Ltd Liability Com accumulated 1,219 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 20,443 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

Since June 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $9.34 million activity. Another trade for 212,055 shares valued at $8.66 million was made by FREDERICO DOMINIC on Thursday, August 30. Albert Howard also sold $503,645 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Wednesday, June 13.

The stock of Assured Guaranty LTD. (NYSE:AGO) registered an increase of 11.31% in short interest. AGO’s total short interest was 6.35 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 11.31% from 5.71 million shares, reported previously. With 613,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 10 days to cover their AGO’s short positions. The short interest to Assured Guaranty LTD.’s float is 6.01%.

The stock increased 0.38% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $40.51. About 241,959 shares traded. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has declined 5.57% since September 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.19% the S&P500.

Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $4.39 billion. It offers financial guaranty insurance that protects holders of debt instruments and other monetary obligations from defaults in scheduled payments. It has a 8.94 P/E ratio. The firm insures various debt obligations, including bonds issued by the United States state or municipal governmental authorities; and notes issued to finance infrastructure projects.

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