Essent Group Ltd Company Profile (NYSE:ESNT)

About Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)

Essent Group Ltd logoEssent Group Ltd. is a private mortgage insurance company. The Company is engaged in offering private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. Its products and services include mortgage insurance, contract underwriting, and Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance. The Company's primary mortgage insurance is offered to customers on individual loans at the time of origination on a flow basis, but can also be written in bulk transactions. Its pool insurance provides additional credit enhancement for certain secondary market and other mortgage transactions. The primary mortgage insurance operations were conducted through Essent Guaranty, Inc. which is a mortgage insurer licensed to write mortgage insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as of December 31, 2016. It offers primary mortgage insurance, pool insurance and master policy. It provides contract underwriting services through CUW Solutions, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Mortgage Investment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ESNT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.44 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 93,379,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $37.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $34.34
  • 52 Week Range: $19.59 - $39.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.13
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.85
  • P/E Growth: 0.78
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $483.38 million
  • Price / Sales: 7.13
  • Book Value: $15.13 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.44
  • EBIDTA: $336.17 million
  • Net Margins: 48.58%
  • Return on Equity: 17.85%
  • Return on Assets: 13.25%
  • Current Ratio: 0.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.61%
  • Average Volume: 654,732 shs.
  • Beta: 1.19
  • Short Ratio: 2.23

Frequently Asked Questions for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)

What is Essent Group Ltd's stock symbol?

Essent Group Ltd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ESNT."

How were Essent Group Ltd's earnings last quarter?

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.03. The company earned $127.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $126.70 million. Essent Group Ltd had a net margin of 48.58% and a return on equity of 17.85%. Essent Group Ltd's revenue for the quarter was up 24.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.52 EPS. View Essent Group Ltd's Earnings History.

Where is Essent Group Ltd's stock going? Where will Essent Group Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Essent Group Ltd's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Essent Group Ltd's share price to reach $38.17 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Essent Group Ltd.

Who are some of Essent Group Ltd's key competitors?

Who owns Essent Group Ltd stock?

Essent Group Ltd's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.98%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.68%), BlackRock Inc. (6.26%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.39%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.81%) and State Street Corp (2.67%). Company insiders that own Essent Group Ltd stock include (Cayman) Co Pbra, Andrew Turnbull, Jeff Cashmer, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mark Casale, Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Robert Glanville and Vijay Bhasin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Essent Group Ltd.

Who sold Essent Group Ltd stock? Who is selling Essent Group Ltd stock?

Essent Group Ltd's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Next Century Growth Investors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Alliancebernstein L.P. and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold Essent Group Ltd stock in the last year include (Cayman) Co Pbra, Jeff Cashmer, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mark Casale, Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Robert Glanville and Vijay Bhasin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essent Group Ltd.

Who bought Essent Group Ltd stock? Who is buying Essent Group Ltd stock?

Essent Group Ltd's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Vanguard Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., South Texas Money Management Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Essent Group Ltd stock in the last two years include (Cayman) Co Pbra, Andrew Turnbull and Robert Glanville. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essent Group Ltd.

How do I buy Essent Group Ltd stock?

Shares of Essent Group Ltd can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Essent Group Ltd stock cost?

One share of Essent Group Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.89.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $38.17 (3.46% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$40.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
5/9/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> Buy$38.00 -> $43.00HighView Rating Details
4/28/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$40.00LowView Rating Details
4/21/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$39.00LowView Rating Details
2/12/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageBuy$38.00N/AView Rating Details
8/8/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetNeutral$24.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016MKM PartnersLower Price TargetNeutral$28.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price Target$29.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
10/8/2015MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$33.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Earnings by Quarter for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/5/2017Q1 2017$0.69$0.72$126.70 million$127.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2017Q416$0.63$0.68$121.50 million$126.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.58$0.65$112.13 million$121.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.53$0.57$105.30 million$108.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.50$0.52$100.27 million$102.46 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2016Q415$0.47$0.48$96.30 million$97.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.44$0.44$90.21 million$91.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.40$0.41$84.33 million$84.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q115$0.35$0.38$78.80 million$80.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2015Q414$0.31$0.33$71.18 million$72.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.26$0.29$60.50 million$64.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014Q214$0.20$0.23$53.51 million$54.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.18$0.18$48.09 million$47.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2014Q413$0.23$0.23$36.40 million$42.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.94 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.40 EPS


Dividend History for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 20.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.37%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/25/2017Vijay BhasinSVPSell13,131$34.06$447,241.86View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Vijay BhasinSVPSell10,000$32.02$320,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Mark CasaleCEOSell250,000$32.59$8,147,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderSell101,550$32.23$3,272,956.50View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Robert GlanvilleDirectorSell3,000$33.73$101,190.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell7,404$29.80$220,639.20View SEC Filing  
10/19/2016Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell3,000$28.50$85,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell2,000$27.50$55,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell6,020$27.17$163,563.40View SEC Filing  
9/19/2016Mary Lourdes GibbonsSVPSell7,500$27.83$208,725.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Jeff CashmerSVPSell24,000$26.15$627,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2016Andrew TurnbullDirectorBuy36,353$21.33$775,409.49View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy15,534$19.64$305,087.76View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Jeff CashmerSVPSell24,000$20.15$483,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy265,017$19.56$5,183,732.52View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy143,097$19.50$2,790,391.50View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy289,838$19.42$5,628,653.96View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$19.31$19,310.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy264,436$19.10$5,050,727.60View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016(Cayman) Co PbraMajor ShareholderBuy95,000$19.29$1,832,550.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016(Cayman) Co PbraMajor ShareholderBuy119,397$19.40$2,316,301.80View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy68,572$18.14$1,243,896.08View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$23.10$23,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$27.65$27,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderSell2,600,000$27.25$70,850,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$27.53$27,530.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell4,000$26.75$107,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Mary Lourdes GibbonsSVPSell8,000$27.00$216,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$24.81$24,810.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$25.45$25,450.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Robert GlanvilleDirectorBuy1,000$25.55$25,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell2,000$26.00$52,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Mary Lourdes GibbonsSVPSell3,900$26.00$101,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Mary Lourdes GibbonsSVPSell100$26.00$2,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Lawrence E Mcalee JrCFOSell2,000$25.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Mary Lourdes GibbonsSVPSell4,000$25.00$100,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Adolfo MarzolEVPSell100,000$23.66$2,366,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderBuy40,000$24.60$984,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderSell2,514,662$22.25$55,951,229.50View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Adolfo MarzolEVPSell73,240$22.25$1,629,590.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderSell732,402$21.25$15,563,542.50View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderBuy45,000$23.92$1,076,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderBuy20,000$24.04$480,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Adolfo MarzolEVPSell50,000$21.05$1,052,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013(Cayman) Co PbraInsiderBuy1,000,000$17.00$17,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Latest Headlines for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
DateHeadline logoEssent Group Ltd. Announces Amended and Extended $375 Million Credit Facility - Business Wire (press release) - May 19 at 5:19 AM logoEssent Group Ltd. Announces Amended and Extended $375 Million Credit Facility - May 19 at 5:19 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) Will Announce Earnings of $0.69 Per Share - May 12 at 12:30 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - May 10 at 11:54 PM logoEssent Group (ESNT) Confirms Resignation of Adolfo Marzol from ... - - May 10 at 7:55 AM logoEdited Transcript of ESNT earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 10 at 7:55 AM logoEssent Group Ltd. Announces Resignation of Adolfo Marzol from Board of Directors - May 9 at 4:57 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Price Target Raised to $43.00 - May 8 at 1:36 PM logoEssent Group Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ESNT-US : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 9:09 AM logoEssent's (ESNT) CEO Mark Casale on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 5 at 5:14 PM logoEssent Group Ltd. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 5 at 5:14 PM logoEssent Group beats 1Q profit forecasts - May 5 at 5:14 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Issues Earnings Results - May 5 at 4:19 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday - May 3 at 9:08 AM logoEssent Group (ESNT) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.51 - May 2 at 10:00 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 2 at 2:26 PM logoEssent Group (ESNT) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 29 at 10:58 AM logoEssent Group's (ESNT) Hold Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - April 28 at 2:58 PM logoEssent Group (ESNT) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.15 - April 27 at 1:09 AM logoEssent Group (ESNT) Getting Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 23 at 4:21 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Cut to "Neutral" at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 21 at 11:06 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) to Announce $0.69 Earnings Per Share - April 21 at 7:30 PM logoEssent Group (ESNT) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.57 - April 20 at 11:50 AM logoEssent Group Ltd. Schedules First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on May 5, 2017 - April 12 at 10:07 AM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Given a $38.00 Price Target at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - March 23 at 7:20 AM logoWhy Are Top Fund Managers Buying The No. 8 IBD 50 Stock? - March 17 at 5:20 PM logoEssent EssentIQ™ Wins 2017 HW TECH100™ Award - March 6 at 9:51 AM logoIn A Crowded Industry Essent Presents Great Growth - February 27 at 7:24 PM logoWhy You Should Buy MarketAxess Holdings (MKTX) Stock Now - February 22 at 5:18 PM logoEdited Transcript of ESNT earnings conference call or presentation 10-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT - February 10 at 10:36 PM logoQ4 2016 Essent Group Ltd Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 10 at 5:34 PM logoEssent Guaranty Announces Enhanced Integration with Mortgage Cadence’s Enterprise Lending Center Loan Origination System - February 7 at 6:16 PM logoCoverage initiated on Essent Group by Deutsche Bank - January 21 at 4:59 PM logoEssent Group Ltd. Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call on February 10, 2017 - January 18 at 5:29 PM logoEssent Group Ltd. Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call on February 10, 2017 - January 18 at 5:29 PM logoEssent Group Ltd (ESNT) Chairman, CEO and President Mark Casale Sold $8.1 million of Shares - January 5 at 4:15 AM logoEssent and PCLender Team-Up to Provide Streamlined MI Origination and Quotes through LOS - December 15 at 5:37 PM logoWill Essent Group (ESNT) Continue to Surge Higher? - December 9 at 9:16 AM logoEssent Group Ltd. CEO to Present at the J.P. Morgan 2016 FinTech & Specialty Finance Forum - November 23 at 4:45 PM logoEssent Group (ESNT): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions - November 14 at 8:48 AM logoIs Essent Group (ESNT) a Great Growth Stock? - November 10 at 12:51 PM logoEssent's (ESNT) CEO Mark Casale on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - November 4 at 9:53 PM logoQ3 2016 Essent Group Ltd Earnings Release - Before Market Open - November 4 at 8:56 AM logoJerome Dodson Comments on Essent Group - November 1 at 5:04 PM logoJerome Dodson Trims Essent Group - October 20 at 10:21 AM logoEssent Group downgraded by BofA/Merrill - September 28 at 4:44 PM logoWhy Essent Group (ESNT) Stock Might be a Great Pick - August 26 at 4:47 PM



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