Argonaut Group Inc (NASDAQ:AGII) Institutional Investor Positioning

May 18, 2018 - By Larry Purdy

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Sentiment for Argonaut Group Inc (NASDAQ:AGII)

Argonaut Group Inc (NASDAQ:AGII) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.28, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 76 institutional investors started new or increased holdings, while 80 cut down and sold their stakes in Argonaut Group Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 24.69 million shares, down from 24.79 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Argonaut Group Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 23 Reduced: 57 Increased: 50 New Position: 26.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.98 billion. The Company’s Excess and Surplus Lines segment underwrites primary and excess specialty casualty, contract liability, commercial multi-peril, product liability, environmental liability, allied medical, and auto liability products. It has a 41.27 P/E ratio. This segment distributes its products through a network of wholesale agents and brokers.

The stock increased 5.37% or $3 during the last trading session, reaching $58.85. About 195,111 shares traded or 26.39% up from the average. Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) has declined 1.44% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.99% the S&P500.

Dean Capital Management holds 2.08% of its portfolio in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. for 71,525 shares. Hillcrest Asset Management Llc owns 173,776 shares or 1.93% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Grace & White Inc Ny has 1.9% invested in the company for 153,552 shares. The Illinois-based New Vernon Investment Management Llc has invested 1.45% in the stock. Tributary Capital Management Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 213,858 shares.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Argo Group International’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Argo Group International, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. AGII was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 28, 2017. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 28 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wood on Thursday, December 28.

More recent Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) news were published by: which released: “Argo Group invests more in AI, cybersecurity tech” on May 08, 2018. Also published the news titled: “Argo Group to Transfer Listing to NYSE from NASDAQ” on April 23, 2018.‘s news article titled: “Argo Group moving to the NYSE” with publication date: April 24, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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