Taconic Capital Advisors LP Increased Its Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) Stake

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.18, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 19 investors sold AGO shares while 103 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 99.73 million shares or 4.08% less from 103.98 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Llc stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Timessquare Mgmt Limited Liability reported 0.45% stake. Northern accumulated 1.01M shares. Daiwa Secs Gp reported 59,657 shares stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 198,234 shares. One Association owns 81,894 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 154,514 shares. Cap Returns Limited Liability Company invested in 930,302 shares or 11.24% of the stock. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability invested 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Royal Natl Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 102,012 shares. Goldman Sachs Inc has invested 0.04% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Gargoyle Advisor Ltd Liability, a New Jersey-based fund reported 10,186 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Trust Na has invested 0% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). 6,073 are owned by Old Natl Fincl Bank In. Omers Administration Corp owns 157,300 shares.

Since June 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $11.26 million activity. The insider Brewer Russell B. II sold $1.24M. Another trade for 212,055 shares valued at $8.66 million was made by FREDERICO DOMINIC on Thursday, August 30. Another trade for 13,361 shares valued at $503,645 was made by Albert Howard on Wednesday, June 13. The insider KENNY PATRICK W sold 4,300 shares worth $177,203.

Taconic Capital Advisors Lp increased its stake in Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) by 20% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Taconic Capital Advisors Lp bought 140,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.14% with the market. The hedge fund held 840,000 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $30.01M, up from 700,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Taconic Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Assured Guaranty Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.15 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.26% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $39.27. About 601,954 shares traded. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has declined 5.57% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.19% the S&P500.

Taconic Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $11.01B and $571.40 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 53,000 shares to 657,000 shares, valued at $127.67 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) by 202,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 48,000 shares, and cut its stake in At&T Inc (Call) (NYSE:T).

More notable recent Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is It Time To Pick Up ArcelorMittal Again? – Seeking Alpha” on December 08, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Qudian +11% after Q3 beats, guidance reaffirmed – Seeking Alpha” published on November 21, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Nordic American Tankers (NYSE: NAT) – The 3Q2018 report – Optimism in the tanker market. Increased rates for the NAT vessels – GlobeNewswire” on November 12, 2018. More interesting news about Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Express -15% after soft start to holiday quarter – Seeking Alpha” published on November 29, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Toll Brothers -5.6% after Q4 shows demand slipping – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

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