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

$46.39
-0.88 (-1.86 %)
(As of 02/25/2020 03:54 PM ET)
Today's Range
$46.26
Now: $46.39
$47.59
50-Day Range
$47.32
MA: $50.65
$52.62
52-Week Range
$42.08
Now: $46.39
$55.84
Volume65,981 shs
Average Volume612,274 shs
Market Capitalization$4.57 billion
P/E Ratio8.21
Dividend Yield1.25%
Beta1.18
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$867.57 million
Cash Flow$5.64 per share
Book Value$30.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$555.71 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$4.57 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 9th. This is a boost from Essent Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View Essent Group's Dividend History.

How were Essent Group's earnings last quarter?

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $228.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $225.94 million. Essent Group had a net margin of 64.05% and a return on equity of 20.08%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 18.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.31 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 1st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Essent Group.

What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Essent Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Essent Group's stock price to reach $56.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Essent Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essent Group?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essent Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 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 headlines about ESNT stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Home Depot (HD), Mastercard (MA), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Visa (V).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Research Global Investors (9.17%), FMR LLC (7.11%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.81%), State Street Corp (2.38%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.89%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.60%). Company insiders that own Essent Group stock include David B Weinstock, Jeff Cashmer, Joseph Hissong, Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, Mary Lourdes Gibbons, Robert Glanville, Roy James Kasmar and Vijay Bhasin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Essent Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Essent Group stock?

ESNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Capital Research Global Investors, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, FMR LLC, Boston Partners, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Nicholas Investment Partners LP. 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, Roy James Kasmar and Vijay Bhasin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essent Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Essent Group stock?

ESNT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and DE Burlo Group Inc.. 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 $46.39.

How big of a company is Essent Group?

Essent Group has a market capitalization of $4.57 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. 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:  380 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  346 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  726
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 2/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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