As Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) Stock Rose, Holder Taconic Capital Advisors LP Lifted Holding

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.18, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It turned 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. New York-based Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Ajo Lp holds 0.01% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) or 34,028 shares. Hbk Invests LP holds 17,919 shares. Aperio holds 744,336 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Putnam Invests Limited Liability Corp holds 0.54% or 6.58 million shares in its portfolio. Kahn Brothers Group Inc Inc De owns 1.26 million shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kbc Grp Nv has 0% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Bokf Na holds 37,100 shares. Raymond James And Assocs reported 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Guggenheim Ltd Liability owns 56,939 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). First Personal has 277 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 1.51M were reported by Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md. World Asset Mngmt owns 5,871 shares. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt & Equity Research Inc invested in 0.08% or 412,630 shares.

Since June 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $11.26 million activity. $675,944 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) was sold by Bailenson Robert. Another trade for 212,055 shares valued at $8.66 million was made by FREDERICO DOMINIC on Thursday, August 30. $1.24 million worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) shares were sold by Brewer Russell B. II. KENNY PATRICK W sold $177,203 worth of stock.

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 $4.15B 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 $571.40M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vici Pptys Inc by 2.41 million shares to 345,000 shares, valued at $7.12M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Stars Group Inc by 167,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 140,000 shares, and cut its stake in Genworth Finl Inc (NYSE:GNW).

More notable recent Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Former NYSE CEO to head up crypto code of conduct group – MarketWatch” on November 27, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Express -15% after soft start to holiday quarter – Seeking Alpha” published on November 29, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “What Should I Do With My General Electric Shares? – Seeking Alpha” on December 08, 2018. More interesting news about Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Trading Within 10% of an All-Time High – Investorplace.com” published on December 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Qudian +11% after Q3 beats, guidance reaffirmed – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 21, 2018.

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