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Argus Capital NasdaqGM:ARGU Stock Report

Last Price


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30 Sep, 2022


Company Financials
ARGU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6

ARGU Stock Overview

Argus Capital Corp. does not have significant operations.

Argus Capital Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Argus Capital
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$10.05
52 Week HighUS$10.50
52 Week LowUS$9.82
1 Month Change0.50%
3 Month Change0.60%
1 Year Changen/a
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPOn/a

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

ARGUUS Capital MarketsUS Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how ARGU performed against the US Capital Markets industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how ARGU performed against the US Market.

Price Volatility

Is ARGU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ARGU volatility
ARGU Average Weekly Movement0.3%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement0.4%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: ARGU is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ARGU's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2021n/aJoe Ianniello

Argus Capital Corp. does not have significant operations. The company intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It intends to focus on businesses in the media/entertainment/sports industries.

Argus Capital Fundamentals Summary

How do Argus Capital's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ARGU fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$382.84m
Earnings (TTM)US$26.99m
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ARGU income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$0
Other Expenses-US$26.99m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.71
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did ARGU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is ARGU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ARGU?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ARGU key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does ARGU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

ARGU PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ARGU vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average34.9x
HMCO HumanCo Acquisition
SSAA Science Strategic Acquisition Alpha
ESM ESM Acquisition
DHCA DHC Acquisition
ARGU Argus Capital

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ARGU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the peer average (34.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ARGU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Capital Markets Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ARGU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (24.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ARGU's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

ARGU PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio14.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARGU's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of ARGU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARGU's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARGU's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Argus Capital forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Argus Capital has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of ARGU’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.

Past Performance

How has Argus Capital performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical Diversified Financials annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARGU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if ARGU's profit margins have improved over the past year.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Unable to establish if ARGU's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years as it has been trading publicly for less than 3 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ARGU's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average as it has been trading publicly for less than 3 years.

Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if ARGU's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Capital Markets industry average.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ARGU's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.

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Financial Health

How is Argus Capital's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARGU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: ARGU has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARGU is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ARGU's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.

Debt Coverage: ARGU has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: ARGU has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Argus Capital current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Argus Capital Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Argus Capital dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Argus Capital)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.7%
Market Top 25% (US)4.7%
Industry Average (Capital Markets)3.0%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Argus Capital)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARGU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARGU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARGU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARGU's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ARGU has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Joe Ianniello (54 yo)



Mr. Joseph R. Ianniello, also known as Joe, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Argus Capital Corp. since April 22, 2021. He serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Argus Capital In...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ARGU's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: ARGU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of ARGU?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public5,037,88713.2%
Individual Insiders7,618,75020.0%

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 75.06% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Joseph Ianniello
7,618,750$76.6m0%no data
Citadel Advisors LLC
BMO Asset Management Corp.
Kepos Capital LP
Millennium Management LLC
Saba Capital Management, L.P.
Blackstone Inc.
Sculptor Capital Management, Inc.
Weiss Asset Management, LLC
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
Mint Tower Capital Management B.V.
Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.
Balyasny Asset Management L.P.
Governors Lane LP
Dryden Capital, LLC
Periscope Capital Inc
Radcliffe Capital Management, L.P.
Sage Rock Capital Management LP
UBS O'Connor LLC
683 Capital Management, LLC
Picton Mahoney Asset Management
Polar Asset Management Partners Inc.
Context Capital Management LLC
Alberta Investment Management Corporation
Verition Fund Management LLC

Company Information

Argus Capital Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Argus Capital Corp.
  • Ticker: ARGU
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 2021
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$382.842m
  • Shares outstanding: 38.09m


  • Argus Capital Corp.
  • 3 Columbus Circle
  • 24th Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10019
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ARGU.UNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)UnitsUSUSDSep 2021
ARGUNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDNov 2021

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/30 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.