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

$52.26
+0.63 (+1.22 %)
(As of 01/23/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$51.72
Now: $52.26
$52.50
50-Day Range
$50.18
MA: $52.30
$54.51
52-Week Range
$36.91
Now: $52.26
$55.84
Volume433,905 shs
Average Volume467,517 shs
Market Capitalization$5.14 billion
P/E Ratio9.55
Dividend Yield1.16%
Beta1.2
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$5.08 per share
Book Value$24.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$467.36 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$5.14 billion
Next Earnings Date2/14/2020 (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, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 3rd. 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, November, 8th. The financial services provider reported $1.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.09. The financial services provider earned $226.39 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $216.35 million. Essent Group had a return on equity of 20.86% and a net margin of 64.58%. The company's revenue was up 22.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.18 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, February 14th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Essent Group.

What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Essent Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $57.50. On average, they expect Essent Group's share price to reach $55.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Essent Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essent Group?

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

Media stories about ESNT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essent Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Essent Group.

Are investors shorting Essent Group?

Essent Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 934,200 shares, an increase of 31.7% from the November 28th total of 709,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 486,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's shares 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), Home Depot (HD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.68%), Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ (0.03%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.03%), Zeke Capital Advisors LLC (0.01%), Cerebellum GP LLC (0.01%) and Sciencast Management LP (0.00%). 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. 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 Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Zeke Capital Advisors LLC and Carroll Financial Associates Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ, Sciencast Management LP, Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc., Renaissance Investment Group LLC and Cerebellum GP LLC. 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 $52.26.

How big of a company is Essent Group?

Essent Group has a market capitalization of $5.14 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  369 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  335 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  704
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 1/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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