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NYSE:ESNTEssent Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$36.28
-1.16 (-3.10 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 03:21 PM ET)
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$36.02
Now: $36.28
$37.01
50-Day Range
$31.49
MA: $34.91
$37.91
52-Week Range
$17.52
Now: $36.28
$55.84
Volume19,419 shs
Average Volume1.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.08 billion
P/E Ratio7.84
Dividend Yield1.69%
Beta1.47
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.30 out of 5 stars


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$867.57 million
Cash Flow$5.92 per share
Book Value$30.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$555.71 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$4.08 billion
Next Earnings Date11/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$36.28
-1.16 (-3.10 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 03:21 PM ET)
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Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Essent Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Essent Group's stock was trading at $37.81 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ESNT shares have decreased by 4.0% and is now trading at $36.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Essent Group?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essent Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Essent Group's next earnings date?

Essent Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 13th 2020.
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How were Essent Group's earnings last quarter?

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $236.08 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $227.31 million. Essent Group had a net margin of 49.62% and a return on equity of 14.53%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.39 EPS.
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How often does Essent Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essent Group?

Essent Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 7th. Investors of record on Monday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 28th.
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What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Essent Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Essent Group's share price to reach $46.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Essent Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ESNT stock has trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a coverage optimism score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Essent Group?

Essent Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,890,000 shares, an increase of 45.7% from the May 31st total of 2,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,990,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days.
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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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

Who are Essent Group's key executives?

Essent Group's management team includes the following 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)

What is Essent Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are Essent Group's major shareholders?

Essent Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.83%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (4.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.18%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.78%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.26%) and LSV Asset Management (0.88%). Company insiders that own Essent Group stock include David B Weinstock, Jeff Cashmer, Joseph Hissong, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mark Casale, Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Robert Glanville, Roy James Kasmar and Vijay Bhasin.
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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., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Prudential Financial Inc., Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc., UBS Group AG, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Essent Group company stock in the last year include David B Weinstock, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Roy James Kasmar, and Vijay Bhasin.
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Which major investors are buying Essent Group stock?

ESNT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., FMR LLC, LSV Asset Management, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., and Monashee Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Essent Group stock in the last two years include Mark Casale, and Robert Glanville.
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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 $36.28.

How big of a company is Essent Group?

Essent Group has a market capitalization of $4.08 billion and generates $867.57 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $555.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.66 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Essent Group's official website?

The official website for Essent Group is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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