NYSE:ESNT - Essent Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $44.31 +0.09 (+0.20 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$44.31Today's Range$44.14 - $44.7252-Week Range$31.08 - $47.84Volume702,866 shsAverage Volume528,611 shsMarket Capitalization$4.36 billionP/E Ratio9.14Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.4 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. Receive ESNT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ESNT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Surety insurance Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:ESNT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1448893 Webwww.essentgroup.com Phone441-297-9901Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.45 Quick Ratio0.46Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.14 Forward P/E Ratio8.49 P/E Growth0.85 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$719.35 million Price / Sales6.05 Cash Flow$5.0295 per share Price / Cash Flow8.81 Book Value$24.07 per share Price / Book1.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.85 Net Income$467.36 million Net Margins64.97% Return on Equity21.90% Return on Assets16.20%Miscellaneous Employees397 Outstanding Shares98,290,000Market Cap$4.36 billion Next Earnings Date5/3/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 were Essent Group's earnings last quarter? Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 8th. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.16. The financial services provider had revenue of $193.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $189.76 million. Essent Group had a net margin of 64.97% and a return on equity of 21.90%. The company's revenue was up 19.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.79 earnings per share. 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, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Essent Group. What price target have analysts set for ESNT? 8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Essent Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Essent Group's share price to reach $49.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Essent Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essent Group? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essent Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 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? Headlines about ESNT stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Essent Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Essent Group include Old Republic International (ORI), MGIC Investment (MTG), Radian Group (RDN), Assured Guaranty (AGO), NMI (NMIH), Ambac Financial Group (AMBC), MBIA (MBI) and Syncora (SYCRF). 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), Micron Technology (MU), Momo (MOMO), Adobe (ADBE), Celgene (CELG), Lam Research (LRCX), YY (YY) and QUALCOMM (QCOM). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.95%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.05%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.90%), Polar Capital LLP (1.86%), Boston Partners (1.57%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.52%). Company insiders that own Essent Group stock include Andrew Turnbull, David B Weinstock, Jeff Cashmer, 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Investec Asset Management LTD, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Skyline Asset Management LP, Boston Advisors LLC and Dupont Capital Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold Essent Group company stock in the last year include David B Weinstock, Jeff Cashmer, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shoals Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Bayview Asset Management LLC, Southside Capital LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Westfield Capital Management Co. 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 $44.31. How big of a company is Essent Group? Essent Group has a market capitalization of $4.36 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. Essent Group employs 397 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 312 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 277 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 589MarketBeat'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. 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