Argo Group International Holdings LTD. (NASDAQ:AGII) Has Increase in Shorts

April 17, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.28, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 23 investors sold Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 24.69 million shares or 0.42% less from 24.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Invest Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Company has invested 0.91% in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII). Moreover, New Vernon Inv Management Ltd Llc has 1.45% invested in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) for 22,638 shares. Blackrock accumulated 2.13M shares. American International Gp stated it has 19,539 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Martingale Asset Mngmt L P has invested 0.06% in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII). Voya Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 13,582 shares. First Quadrant L P Ca owns 3 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Guggenheim Ltd Co stated it has 42,049 shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans has 0.06% invested in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) for 307,556 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) for 8,777 shares. 154,895 were accumulated by Numeric Invsts Ltd. Fiduciary Wi reported 0.19% of its portfolio in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII). Mraz Amerine And Associates has 4,524 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII). Moreover, Pzena Invest Mngmt Limited Liability has 0.17% invested in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) for 570,252 shares.

The stock of Argo Group International Holdings LTD. (NASDAQ:AGII) registered an increase of 24.76% in short interest. AGII’s total short interest was 525,100 shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 24.76% from 420,900 shares, reported previously. With 204,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their AGII’s short positions. The short interest to Argo Group International Holdings LTD.’s float is 1.82%.

The stock increased 0.52% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $58.35. About 17,771 shares traded. Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) has declined 1.44% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.99% the S&P500.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.97 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 40.92 P/E ratio. This segment distributes its products through a network of wholesale agents and brokers.

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

Among 2 analysts covering Argo Group International (NASDAQ:AGII), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Argo Group International had 2 analyst reports since December 28, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, December 28 by Wood.

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