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

$47.80
-0.63 (-1.30 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 02:59 AM ET)
Today's Range
$47.7201
Now: $47.80
$48.6455
50-Day Range
$45.63
MA: $47.75
$49.26
52-Week Range
$31.08
Now: $47.80
$50.51
Volume248,254 shs
Average Volume594,180 shs
Market Capitalization$4.70 billion
P/E Ratio9.86
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.4
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$4.9585 per share
Book Value$24.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$467.36 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$4.70 billion
Next Earnings Date8/2/2019 (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 were Essent Group's earnings last quarter?

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $200.53 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $196.94 million. Essent Group had a net margin of 64.33% and a return on equity of 21.36%. Essent Group's quarterly revenue was up 19.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.13 EPS. 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, August 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Essent Group.

What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Essent Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate Essent Group's share price to reach $48.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Essent Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essent Group?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essent Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings 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?

News coverage about ESNT stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a daily sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news 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 stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Essent Group.

Are investors shorting Essent Group?

Essent Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,008,100 shares, an increase of 67.6% from the April 15th total of 601,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 618,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's stock are short sold. View Essent Group's Current Options Chain.

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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Home Depot (HD), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Adobe (ADBE).

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 FMR LLC (8.68%), BlackRock Inc. (7.96%), Boston Partners (1.61%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (1.49%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (0.88%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.82%). 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 Marshall Wace LLP, FMR LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Victory Capital Management Inc., Sapience Investments LLC and FIL Ltd. 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 Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, AJO LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., One Tusk Investment Partners LP, Bayview Asset Management LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Federated Investors Inc. PA. 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 $47.80.

How big of a company is Essent Group?

Essent Group has a market capitalization of $4.70 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  334 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  295 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  629
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 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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