Argan, Inc. (AGX) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jun 03, '18

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AGX stock:

  • Is AGX a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AGX stock today?
  • Is AGX a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are AGX analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are AGX stock buy reasons/signals:

1. AGX stock price ($38.70) is close to the 52-week low ($36.80). Perhaps now is a good time to buy?

2. AGX forward dividend yield is 2.49%, higher than the industry (0.42%) and sector (0.62%) forward dividend yields.

3. AGX forward P/E ratio is 12.21, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

4. AGX average analyst rating is Buy.

5. AGX average analyst price target ($48.67) is above its current price ($38.70).

Here are AGX stock sell reasons/signals:

1. AGX quarterly revenue growth was -18.00%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (3.82% and 6.60%, respectively).

2. AGX profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.35pp.

3. AGX short share of float is 5.61%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

4. AGX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.89. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on AGX?

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