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Essent Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:ESNT)

$52.46
+1.05 (+2.04 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 02:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
$51.58
Now: $52.46
$53.16
50-Day Range
$46.43
MA: $48.88
$53.11
52-Week Range
$31.08
Now: $52.46
$53.16
Volume700,567 shs
Average Volume580,591 shs
Market Capitalization$5.16 billion
P/E Ratio10.82
Dividend Yield1.17%
Beta1.23
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$5.21 per share
Book Value$24.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$467.36 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$5.16 billion
Next Earnings Date11/8/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 3rd. View Essent Group's Dividend History.

How were Essent Group's earnings last quarter?

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) posted its earnings results on Friday, August, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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.

How can I listen to Essent Group's earnings call?

Essent Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, November 8th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices 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 $50.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. 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?

Press coverage about ESNT stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a coverage optimism score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Essent Group.

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), Home Depot (HD), Paypal (PYPL), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Applied Materials (AMAT), Adobe (ADBE), CVS Health (CVS), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.69%), Skyline Asset Management LP (0.23%), Strs Ohio (0.09%), Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. (0.08%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.04%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.04%). 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, Zeke Capital Advisors LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Convergence Investment Partners LLC, Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. 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 Strs Ohio, Winmill & CO. Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Cim LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Toth Financial Advisory Corp and Gradient Investments LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Essent Group's stock price today?

One share of ESNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.46.

How big of a company is Essent Group?

Essent Group has a market capitalization of $5.16 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  355 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  672
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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