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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
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South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Essent Group (ESNT) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$53.57
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Essent Group Consensus Analyst Rating and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Analysts' Consensus Rating

Moderate Buy
Based on 7 Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Price Target

$56.25
5.00% Upside
High Forecast$60.00
Average Forecast$56.25
Low Forecast$50.00
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Consensus Price Target$56.25$56.38$56.71$46.20
Predicted Upside5.00% Upside11.79% Upside11.81% Upside16.49% Upside
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ESNT Analyst Ratings By Month

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ESNT Price Targets by Month

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Essent Group Stock vs. The Competition

TypeEssent GroupFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.57
2.43
2.48
Consensus RatingModerate BuyHoldHold
Predicted Upside5.00% Upside67.95% Upside6.76% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News

Recent Analyst Ratings and Stock Forecasts

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
2/12/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$56.00 ➝ $58.00+10.18%
12/6/2023UBS Group
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 Initiated CoverageNeutral$54.00+11.32%
11/15/2023Barclays
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 Initiated CoverageOverweight$60.00+21.19%
8/8/2023The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$50.00 ➝ $56.00+6.20%
8/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$55.00 ➝ $58.00+9.00%
8/6/2023Bank of America
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 Boost Target$50.00 ➝ $59.00+11.83%
8/4/2023BTIG Research
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $55.00+4.29%
6/12/2023Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$50.00+7.90%

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ESNT Price Target - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Essent Group's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 7 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Essent Group stock is Moderate Buy based on the current 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for ESNT. The average twelve-month price prediction for Essent Group is $56.25 with a high price target of $60.00 and a low price target of $50.00. Learn more on ESNT's analyst rating history.

Do Wall Street analysts like Essent Group more than its competitors?

Analysts like Essent Group more than other Finance companies. The consensus rating for Essent Group is Moderate Buy while the average consensus rating for finance companies is Hold. Learn more on how ESNT compares to other companies.

Does Essent Group's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Essent Group's stock has a predicted upside of 10.42% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Essent Group?

Essent Group has been rated by Royal Bank of Canada, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.


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This page (NYSE:ESNT) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff