Analyst Ratings for Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. (AGII)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, AGII received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

AGII was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 77, implying a possible profit of 28.55 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 70, implying potential capital losses of 16.86 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.42 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.13 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.91 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AGII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.25 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of AGII is -0.45.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AGII hit 69.03 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 51.33. Today's price is 16.7 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 13.23 percent. AGII has a price/earnings ratio of 11.83. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AGII value stock report compares AGII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AGII is $1.83 billion. AGII is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.