Last $22.38 USD
Change Today -0.13 / -0.58%
Volume 174.3K
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assured guaranty ltd (AGO) Snapshot

Open
$22.57
Previous Close
$22.51
Day High
$22.58
Day Low
$22.32
52 Week High
06/20/14 - $26.78
52 Week Low
10/9/13 - $17.80
Market Cap
3.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8M
EPS TTM
$3.63
Shares Outstanding
169.2M
EX-Date
08/18/14
P/E TM
6.2x
Dividend
$0.44
Dividend Yield
1.91%
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assured guaranty ltd (AGO) Details

Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. It offers insurance that protect holders of debt instruments and other monetary obligations from defaults in scheduled payments, including scheduled interest and principal payments. The company insures various securities, including bonds issued by the United States state or municipal governmental authorities; notes issued to finance international infrastructure projects; and asset-backed securities issued by special purpose entities. It also insures and reinsures various types of the United States public finance obligations, such as general obligation, tax-backed, municipal utility, transportation, healthcare, higher education, housing revenue, infrastructure, investor-owned utility, and other public finance bonds; and various types of non-United States public finance obligations comprising infrastructure finance, regulated utilities, pooled infrastructure, and other public finance obligations. In addition, the company insures and reinsures various types of the United States and non-United States structured finance obligations, including pooled corporate obligations, residential mortgage-backed securities, financial products, consumer receivables securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, commercial receivables securities, insurance securitization securities, and other structured finance securities. Assured Guaranty Ltd. markets its financial guaranty insurance directly to issuers and underwriters of public finance and structured finance securities, as well as to investors in debt obligations. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

326 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 2003

assured guaranty ltd (AGO) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $4.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Surveillance Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

assured guaranty ltd (AGO) Key Developments

Assured Guaranty Ltd. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Assured Guaranty Ltd. announced unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $353 million against $465 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $218 million against $329 million a year ago. Net income was $159 million or $1.16 per diluted share against $219 million or $1.16 per diluted share a year ago. Second quarter 2014 operating income increased to $101 million, or $0.56 per share, compared with second quarter 2013 operating income of $98 million, or $0.52 per share. Six months 2014 operating income was $233 million, or $1.28 per share, compared with six months 2013 operating income of $358 million, or $1.87 per share. Six months 2014 net income to $201 million, or $1.11 per share, compared with six months 2013 net income of $75 million, $0.39 per share. Operating income for six months 2013 benefited from larger settlement agreements with providers of R&W and more premium accelerations than for six months 2014. Net income includes changes in non-economic net unrealized fair value gains and losses on credit derivatives and financial guaranty variable interest entities' assets and liabilities (FG VIEs), which are generally sources of significant volatility, as well as net earned premiums, credit derivative revenues, loss expense, and other components of revenues and expenses.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 3, 2014

Assured Guaranty Ltd. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per common share. The dividend is payable on September 3, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2014.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Aug 07, 2014

Assured Guaranty Ltd. announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 4:00 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Aug 07, 2014

 

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