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How to buy Arch Capital Group stock
Learn how to easily invest in Arch Capital Group stock.
Arch Capital Group Ltd is an insurance-diversified business based in the US. Arch Capital Group shares (ACGL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Arch Capital Group employs 5,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.6 billion.
How to buy shares in Arch Capital Group
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ACGL – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- ACGL shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is ACGL stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is ACGL suitable for ethical investing?
- Are ACGL shares over-valued?
- Arch Capital Group's financials
- How volatile are ACGL shares?
- Does Arch Capital Group pay a dividend?
- Have ACGL shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Arch Capital Group stock price (NASDAQ: ACGL)Use our graph to track the performance of ACGL stocks over time.
Arch Capital Group shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$45.54|
|52-week range||$37.44 - $50.73|
|50-day moving average||$45.42|
|200-day moving average||$45.85|
|Wall St. target price||$56.36|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.99|
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Arch Capital Group price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||5.66%|
|1 month (2022-08-31)||-0.39%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||-0.89%|
|6 months (2022-03-30)||-5.99%|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||19.28%|
|2 years (2020-10-02)||53.33%|
|3 years (2019-10-02)||11.48%|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||98.5|
Is Arch Capital Group stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Arch Capital Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Arch Capital Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Arch Capital Group's P/E ratio
Arch Capital Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Arch Capital Group shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Arch Capital Group's PEG ratio
Arch Capital Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.24. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Arch Capital Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Arch Capital Group's EBITDA
Arch Capital Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Arch Capital Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Arch Capital Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$8.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.82%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.07%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.02%|
|Market capitalisation||$15.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Arch Capital Group's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Arch Capital Group.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Arch Capital Group's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 30.93
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Arch Capital Group's overall score of 30.93 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 47th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Arch Capital Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Arch Capital Group's environmental score
Environmental score: 5.65/100
Arch Capital Group's environmental score of 5.65 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Arch Capital Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Arch Capital Group's social score
Social score: 15.53/100
Arch Capital Group's social score of 15.53 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Arch Capital Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Arch Capital Group's governance score
Governance score: 16.75/100
Arch Capital Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Arch Capital Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Arch Capital Group's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Arch Capital Group scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Arch Capital Group has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||30.93|
|Total ESG percentile||47.32|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||1|
Arch Capital Group share dividends
We're not expecting Arch Capital Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Arch Capital Group's shares ever split?
Arch Capital Group's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 20 June 2018. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Arch Capital Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Arch Capital Group shares which in turn could have impacted Arch Capital Group's share price.
Arch Capital Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Arch Capital Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.44 up to $50.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Arch Capital Group's is 0.7323. This would suggest that Arch Capital Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Arch Capital Group overview
Arch Capital Group Ltd. , together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance, reinsurance, and mortgage insurance products worldwide. The company's Insurance segment offers primary and excess casualty coverages; loss sensitive primary casualty insurance programs; collateral protection, debt cancellation, and service contract reimbursement products; directors' and officers' liability, errors and omissions liability, employment practices and fiduciary liability, crime, professional indemnity, and other financial related coverages; medical professional and general liability insurance coverages; and workers' compensation and umbrella liability, as well as commercial automobile and inland marine products. It also provides property, energy, marine, and aviation insurance; travel insurance; accident, disability, and medical plan insurance coverages; captive insurance programs; employer's liability; and contract and commercial surety coverages. This segment markets its products through a group of licensed independent retail and wholesale brokers. Its Reinsurance segment provides casualty reinsurance for third party liability and workers' compensation exposures; marine and aviation; surety, accident and health, workers' compensation catastrophe, agriculture, trade credit, and political risk products; reinsurance protection for catastrophic losses, and personal lines and commercial property exposures; life reinsurance; casualty clash; and risk management solutions. This segment markets its reinsurance products through brokers.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Arch Capital Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.088% of Arch Capital Group shares are held by insiders and 91.064% by institutions. How many people work for Arch Capital Group?
Latest data suggests 5,200 work at Arch Capital Group. When does the fiscal year end for Arch Capital Group?
Arch Capital Group's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Arch Capital Group based?
Arch Capital Group's address is: Waterloo House, Pembroke, Bermuda, HM 08 What is Arch Capital Group's ISIN number?
Arch Capital Group's international securities identification number is: BMG0450A1053 What is Arch Capital Group's CUSIP number?
Arch Capital Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 03937L105
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