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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 77, implying potential capital gains of 28.55 percent. The lowest price target was 70, implying a possible loss of 16.86 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.42 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.13 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.91 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AGII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.25 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AGII has a PEG ratio of -0.45.

In the last 52-weeks, AGII has achieved a high of 69.03 and a low of 51.33. Today's price is 16.7 percent above the 52-week low, and 13.23 percent below the high. AGII has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.83 billion. AGII's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.