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assured guaranty ltd (AGO) Snapshot

Open
$26.45
Previous Close
$26.49
Day High
$26.74
Day Low
$26.27
52 Week High
02/25/15 - $26.96
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $20.02
Market Cap
4.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.7M
EPS TTM
$3.61
Shares Outstanding
155.4M
EX-Date
02/13/15
P/E TM
7.3x
Dividend
$0.48
Dividend Yield
1.70%
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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.

300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
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. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Assured Guaranty Ltd. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $921 million against $649 million a year ago. Operating income was $81 million or $0.50 diluted per share against $134 million or $0.73 diluted per share a year ago. Net earned premiums were $158 million against $182 million a year ago. Net investment income was $102 million against $107 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $756 million against $489 million a year ago. Net income was $532 million or $3.28 diluted per share compared with $349 million or $1.90 diluted per share a year ago. As on date, adjusted book value was $53.66 against $49.58 per share a year ago. Total gross written premiums were $10 million against $58 million a year ago. For the year, the company reported total revenue of $1,994 million against $1,608 million a year ago. Operating income was $609 million or $2.83 diluted per share against $535 million or $3.25 diluted per share a year ago. Net earned premiums were $570 million against $752 million a year ago. Net investment income was $403 million against $393 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $1,531 million against $1,142 million a year ago. Net income was $1,088 million or $6.26 diluted per share compared with $808 million or $4.30 diluted per share a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $491 million, compared with operating income for fiscal year 2013 of $609 million. The decrease in operating income was primarily due to lower net earned premiums and credit derivative revenues, offset in part by lower loss expense, and higher commutation gains. Net earned premiums and credit derivative revenues in fiscal year 2014 were $675 million, which is lower than fiscal year 2013 net earned premiums and credit derivative revenues of $932 million, primarily due to the scheduled amortization of the book of business and lower premium accelerations. Total gross written premiums were $104 million against $123 million a year ago.

Assured Guaranty Ltd. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 25, 2015

Assured Guaranty Ltd. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 4:00 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Feb 25, 2015

Assured Guaranty Ltd., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 26, 2015

Assured Guaranty Ltd., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 26, 2015

 

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