NYSE:ESNT - Essent Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $44.84 +0.45 (+1.01 %) (As of 02/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$44.39Today's Range$44.02 - $45.0652-Week Range$31.08 - $47.95Volume541,000 shsAverage Volume523,776 shsMarket Capitalization$4.40 billionP/E Ratio9.24Dividend 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 Webwww.essentgroup.com Phone441-297-9901Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.46 Quick Ratio0.46Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.24 Forward P/E Ratio8.59 P/E Growth0.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$719.35 million Price / Sales6.12 Cash Flow$3.2995 per share Price / Cash Flow13.59 Book Value$19.71 per share Price / Book2.27Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.85 Net Income$467.36 million Net Margins64.97% Return on Equity22.58% Return on Assets16.61%Miscellaneous Employees397 Outstanding Shares98,139,000Market Cap$4.40 billion 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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.16. The financial services provider earned $193.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $189.76 million. Essent Group had a net margin of 64.97% and a return on equity of 22.58%. Essent Group's revenue for the quarter was up 19.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company 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 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Essent Group's shares. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Essent Group's stock price to reach $49.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.0% 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 somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), MBIA (MBI), Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) and Syncora (SYCRF). 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 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Essent Group stock? ESNT stock was bought 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 $44.84. How big of a company is Essent Group? Essent Group has a market capitalization of $4.40 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: 311 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 277 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 588MarketBeat'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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does inflation affect different investments?