How Is Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL)’s Price-To-Earnings Ratio?

As of Friday close, Arch Capital Group Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:ACGL) stock was up $0.78, moving up 1.72 percent to $46.02. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,594,940 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.52 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,240,045, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,191,046.

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Since last month, ACGL stock retreated -3.78%. Shares of the company fell to $44.79 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $50.73 was reached on 04/21/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $36.53. Since the beginning of this year, ACGL’s stock price has risen by 3.53% or $1.57, and marked a new high 15 times. However, the stock has declined by -9.28% since its 52-week high.

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) last reported insider trading activity 15 days ago on Apr 29. Posner Brian S, the Director of the company, purchased of 2,000 shares for $19.23 on Apr 29. It resulted in a $38,450 investment by the insider. Morin Francois sold 12,351 shares at an average price of $46.36 on Mar 14. The insider now owns 202,259 shares following the transaction. On Nov 18, Officer of Subsidiary PETRILLO LOUIS T sold 12,567 shares at $42.00 apiece. The transaction was valued at $527,844.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) has a P/E ratio of about 9.85. The stock’s beta is 0.83. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.01, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.37, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 5.50 may also be considered.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.21, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.21. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 22.10%. Based on annual data, ACGL earned $2.37 billion in gross profit and brought in $9.25 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 11.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 16.00%.

In Arch Capital Group Ltd.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $2.72 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ACGL’s revenue fell -16.68% to $2.31 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.94 billion. While analysts expected Arch Capital Group Ltd. to report $0.31 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.65 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 109.70%. During the quarter, the company generated $240.56 million in EBITDA. The value of shareholders’ equity is $375.65 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Arch Capital Group Ltd.’s (ACGL) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 24.98%, the RSI 9-day stood at 46.04% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Arch Capital Group Ltd. price is down by -1.12% percent or -$0.52. At present, ACGL shares trade -6.04% below its 20-day simple moving average and +8.46% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -1.16% below its SMA50 and +19.53% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 21.45% and Stochastic coefficient D was 14.69%, while ATR was 1.16. Given the Stochastic reading of 36.19% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 45.92%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.42, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.59.

Analyst Ratings

UBS reiterated its a Buy rating on Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACGL) in a note to investors. The analysts firm has however raised their price target to $52, representing a possible 6.08% increase in the stock price. Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms , ACGL is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate Arch Capital Group Ltd. stock as buy, with 10 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $55.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $52.00 – $67.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) will achieve an average price target of $56.33.


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