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.

Several price targets were given for AGII by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 77, which equates to a potential upside of 28.55 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 70, implying a possible loss of 16.86 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.42 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.13 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.91 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of AGII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.25 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. AGII has a PEG ratio of -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 13.23 percent below the high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.