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Stock Risk Measures for Argo Group International

A quantitative factor review, as of September 30, 2020.
  1. Company Info - Description, identity and sector data.
  2. Share Data - Stock earnings and key dates.
  3. Market Risk - Beta, size, liquidity and momentum measures.
  4. Financial Risk - Earnings and dividends.
by Paul Alan Davis, CFA
Updated: October 01, 2020
See how we arrive at an overall risk score of 70 for ARGO below.

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ARGO Risk Report


Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Argo Group International. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.

We show how ARGO stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Finance sector and Multi-Line Insurance industry.

Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.

Company Info

Business Description

Company logo Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. engages in the provision of underwriting property and casualty insurance and reinsurance products. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Operations, International Operations, and Run-off Lines. The U.S. Operations segment consists of Argo Pro, Argo Insurance, Rockwood Casualty Insurance Company, U.S. Specialty Programs, Inland Marine, Argo Surety and Trident Public Risk Solutions. The International Operations segment includes Lloyd’s Syndicate platform, a Bermuda trading platform and business in Continental Europe and Brazil. The Run-off Lines segment comprises of liabilities associated with discontinued lines previously underwritten by the insurance subsidiaries. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.


Sector and Industry

Share Data

Shares and Float

Earnings and Dividends

Market Risk Measures

Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.

Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.

Systematic Risk

Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)

Company Size

Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)

Trading Liquidity

Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)

Price Momentum

Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)

Financial Risk Measures

Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.

Earnings Yield

Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)

Dividend Yield

Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)

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