Arch Capital Group trades as part of the financial services sector and is in the insurance industry. The company CEO is Marc Grandisson. Arch Capital Group provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage. It provides property, casualty and mortgage insurance and reinsurance lines, and focus on writing specialty lines of insurance and reinsurance.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The ACGL shares had a previous change of -0.12% which opened at 34.59 and closed at 34.40. It moved to an intraday high of 34.72 and a low of 34.31.

SeekingAlpha:  Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) CEO Marc Grandisson on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, ACGL shares returned 1.59% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.59%. Over three months, it changed 6.50%. In one year it has changed 29.65% and within that year its 52 week high was 34.88 and its 52 week low was 24.79. ACGL stock is 38.77% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 30.13 and a 50 day moving average of 33.06. Right now, ACGL stock is trading 14.16% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) CEO Marc Grandisson on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The company has a market cap of $13.9b with 403.8m shares outstanding and a float of 398.1m shares. Trading volume was 731,120 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,129,982 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Arch Capital Group was 1.73 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.88. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.62. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 2.20, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 15.64. Historically, the PE high was 23.20 and the PE low was 9.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 21.12, which is a decrease of -38.62%.

Below was the last reported diluted earnings per share:

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Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 44.48, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 22.66%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Arch Capital Group; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 11.50% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

The beta was calculated to be 0.68.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.96%, return on assets is 3.21%, profit margin is 18.07%, price-to-sales is 2.35 and price-to-book is 1.49.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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