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$-0.17 EPS Expected for Frontline Ltd. (FRO); Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Raised Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) Position

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Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc increased Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) stake by 37.06% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc acquired 283,472 shares as Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO)’s stock rose 4.11%. The Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc holds 1.05 million shares with $35.51 million value, up from 765,002 last quarter. Assured Guaranty Ltd now has $3.99B valuation. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $35.54. About 711,310 shares traded. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has declined 1.24% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.79% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) to report $-0.17 EPS on May, 29.They anticipate $0.33 EPS change or 206.25% from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. After having $0.03 EPS previously, Frontline Ltd.’s analysts see -666.67% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.48% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $4.67. About 204,450 shares traded. Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) has declined 32.40% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.95% the S&P500.

Frontline Ltd., a shipping company, engages in the seaborne transportation of crude oil and oil products worldwide. The company has market cap of $793.01 million. As of December 31, 2016, the firm operated a fleet of 56 vessels, including VLCC, Suezmax, LR2/ Aframax, and MR tankers. It currently has negative earnings. It is also involved in the charter, purchase, and sale of vessels.

Among 8 analysts covering Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Frontline Ltd. had 12 analyst reports since November 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 13 the stock rating was upgraded by DNB Markets to “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, May 31 by Seaport Global. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 4 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 9 by Clarkson Capital. The rating was maintained by Seaport Global on Thursday, January 4 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, November 25. Seaport Global reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global Securities given on Thursday, December 17. The rating was upgraded by Clarkson Capital to “Buy” on Tuesday, February 16. Nordea upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 14 report.

Among 6 analysts covering Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Assured Guaranty has $50.0 highest and $33 lowest target. $43.17’s average target is 21.47% above currents $35.54 stock price. Assured Guaranty had 12 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Wood maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Friday, April 7 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS on Tuesday, November 10 with “Buy”. M Partners maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) rating on Monday, November 16. M Partners has “Buy” rating and $40 target. UBS maintained the shares of AGO in report on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 26 by BTIG Research. On Monday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy”. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, February 28.

Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc decreased Triton Intl Ltd stake by 203,421 shares to 617,188 valued at $23.11M in 2017Q4. It also reduced United Ins Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:UIHC) stake by 219,806 shares and now owns 1.23M shares. James Riv Group Ltd (NASDAQ:JRVR) was reduced too.

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