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Last $50.20 USD
Change Today -0.24 / -0.48%
Volume 98.8K
AGII On Other Exchanges
Symbol
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As of 8:10 PM 04/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

argo group international (AGII) Snapshot

Open
$50.50
Previous Close
$50.44
Day High
$51.18
Day Low
$49.92
52 Week High
10/31/14 - $55.07
52 Week Low
05/1/14 - $39.75
Market Cap
1.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
95.2K
EPS TTM
$3.72
Shares Outstanding
28.1M
EX-Date
02/26/15
P/E TM
13.5x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
1.38%
Current Stock Chart for ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL (AGII)

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argo group international (AGII) Details

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market worldwide. The company’s Excess and Surplus Lines segment underwrites casualty, property, and professional liability coverage for contractors, manufacturers, distributors, property owners, retailers, restaurants, environmental consultants and contractors, and smaller medical facilities. This segment also provides errors and omissions, and management liability products for its wholesale and retail distribution partners; and risk management solutions for accountants, architects and engineers, commercial crime, directors and officers, employment practices, fiduciary, lawyers, miscellaneous professionals, technology, privacy, and security customers. Its Commercial Specialty segment underwrites coverage for small commercial businesses comprising office, retail operations, light manufacturing, services, and restaurants; provides casualty, property, surety, auto, and umbrella coverage, as well as artisan contractor packages; and operates a non-risk-bearing agency. This segment also offers general and automobile liability, automobile physical damage, property, inland marine, crime, public official’s and educator’s legal liabilities, employment practices, law enforcement liability, and workers compensation coverage for small and intermediate-sized public sector entities. The company’s International Specialty segment provides specialty property catastrophe reinsurance, and excess casualty and professional insurance; general, products, directors and officers, errors and omissions, and employment practices liabilities for various clients; and coverage for cargo and marine, property and engineering, and financial lines businesses. Its Syndicate 1200 segment underwrites property, specialty, and non-U.S. liability insurance. Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

1,302 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1986

argo group international (AGII) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
President of U.S. Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $575.0K
Head of International
Total Annual Compensation: $345.3K
Chief Underwriting Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $188.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

argo group international (AGII) Key Developments

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 19, 2015

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on the company's common stock, compared to $0.18 per share in the previous quarter. The cash dividend will be paid on March 19, 2015, on a post-stock dividend basis, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 2, 2015.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. Presents at NYSSA 19th Annual Insurance Conference, Mar-16-2015 11:20 AM

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. Presents at NYSSA 19th Annual Insurance Conference, Mar-16-2015 11:20 AM. Venue: NYSSA Conference Center, 1540 Broadway, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Mark E. Watson, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Executive Committee, Member of Investment Committee and Member of Risk Committee.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, total revenue was $412.1 million against $406.0 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $80.3 million against $66.5 million a year ago. Net income was $59.7 million or $2.28 per diluted share against $47.8 million or $1.74 per diluted share a year ago. Gross written premiums were $425.0 million against $412.9 million a year ago. Net written premiums were $312.3 million against $307.6 million a year ago. Net investment income for the quarter was just under $22 million, up $1 million from the prior quarter and down just under $1 million from the prior year. For the year, total revenue was $1,518.7 million against $1,475.1 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $216.0 million against $179.7 million a year ago. Net income was $183.2 million or $6.90 per diluted share against $143.2 million or $5.14 per diluted share a year ago. Gross written premiums were $1,905.4 million against $1,888.4 million a year ago. Net written premiums were $1,367.9 million against $1,351.3 million a year ago. Book value per share was $64.04 against $58.96 a year ago. Return on average shareholders’ equity was 11.4%. The company had15% growth in operating earnings per share to $3.54.

 

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