NYSE:ESNT - Essent Group Stock Price, News & Analysis

$47.49
-1.07 (-2.20 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.39
Now: $47.49
$49.02
50-Day Range
$44.66
MA: $47.24
$49.64
52-Week Range
$31.08
Now: $47.49
$50.51
Volume605,254 shs
Average Volume630,962 shs
Market Capitalization$4.67 billion
P/E Ratio9.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.3
Essent Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. The company also provides information technology maintenance and development services; customer support-related services; and contract underwriting services. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, such as regulated depository institutions, mortgage banks, credit unions, and other lenders. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surety insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone441-297-9901

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$719.35 million
Cash Flow$5.0042 per share
Book Value$27.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$467.36 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$4.67 billion
Next Earnings Date11/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Essent Group's stock symbol?

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

How often does Essent Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essent Group?

Essent Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, September 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 3rd. View Essent Group's Dividend History.

How were Essent Group's earnings last quarter?

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.09. The financial services provider earned $211.89 million during the quarter. Essent Group had a net margin of 64.34% and a return on equity of 21.05%. View Essent Group's Earnings History.

When is Essent Group's next earnings date?

Essent Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Essent Group.

What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Essent Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect Essent Group's share price to reach $50.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Essent Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essent Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essent Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Essent Group.

Has Essent Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ESNT stock have trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Essent Group.

Are investors shorting Essent Group?

Essent Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 960,000 shares, a decrease of 13.9% from the June 30th total of 1,114,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 624,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Essent Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Essent Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Essent Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Essent Group investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Adobe (ADBE), Micron Technology (MU), Momo (MOMO), AutoNation (AN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Huazhu Group (HTHT).

Who are Essent Group's key executives?

Essent Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Anthony Casale, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Lawrence Edmond McAlee Jr., CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Chief Legal Officer, Sr. VP & Assistant Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Vijay Bhasin, Chief Risk Officer & Sr. VP (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Robert Cashmer, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 48)

Who are Essent Group's major shareholders?

Essent Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.33%), BlackRock Inc. (8.09%), BlackRock Inc. (8.09%), APG Asset Management N.V. (2.29%), Man Group plc (1.49%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.46%). Company insiders that own Essent Group stock include Andrew Turnbull, David B Weinstock, Jeff Cashmer, Joseph Hissong, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mark Casale, Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Robert Glanville and Vijay Bhasin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Essent Group.

Which major investors are selling Essent Group stock?

ESNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Corp DE, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Essent Group company stock in the last year include David B Weinstock, Jeff Cashmer, Joseph Hissong, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mary Lourdes Gibbons and Vijay Bhasin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essent Group.

Which major investors are buying Essent Group stock?

ESNT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, APG Asset Management N.V., Clark Capital Management Group Inc. and Nicholas Investment Partners LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essent Group.

How do I buy shares of Essent Group?

Shares of ESNT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Essent Group's stock price today?

One share of ESNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.49.

How big of a company is Essent Group?

Essent Group has a market capitalization of $4.67 billion and generates $719.35 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $467.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.85 on an earnings per share basis. View Additional Information About Essent Group.

What is Essent Group's official website?

The official website for Essent Group is http://www.essentgroup.com/.

How can I contact Essent Group?

Essent Group's mailing address is 2 CHURCH STREET, HAMILTON D0, HM 11. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 441-297-9901 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Essent Group (NYSE ESNT)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  347 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  653
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Essent Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESNT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESNT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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