News headlines about Argo Group International (NASDAQ:AGII) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Argo Group International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 48.7279958778703 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on AGII shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Argo Group International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. BidaskClub cut Argo Group International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded Argo Group International from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $67.00 to $71.00 in a research report on Thursday, December 28th.
Argo Group International (NASDAQ:AGII) traded up $0.05 on Thursday, hitting $59.15. The stock had a trading volume of 74,778 shares, compared to its average volume of 145,656. The company has a market capitalization of $1,740.78, a PE ratio of 34.88 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a current ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. Argo Group International has a 1-year low of $56.15 and a 1-year high of $69.03.
About Argo Group International
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. is an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. The Company operates through four segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Excess and Surplus Lines segment carriers focus on risks that the standard (admitted) market is unwilling or unable to underwrite.
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