As of May, 4 Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) EPS Estimated At $1.11

May 3, 2018 - By Alice Reed

During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.51. That’s change of 0.24, from 2017Q3’s 1.75. 19 investors sold all, 70 reduced holdings as Essent Group Ltd. ratio dived. 91 grew holdings while 43 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 83.75 million shares thus 0.88% more from 2017Q3’s 83.02 million shares.
Art Advsrs Limited Com reported 0.07% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT). First Trust Advsrs L P reported 72,942 shs. Riggs Asset Managment holds 1% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) or 56,880 shs. 294,974 are held by Jpmorgan Chase. Apg Asset Management Nv reported 1.14M shs. Federated Pa holds 0.01% or 58,996 shs. Stevens Capital Mgmt L P invested in 18,315 shs or 0.03% of the stock. Stifel Corp, Missouri-based fund reported 43,584 shs. Ameritas accumulated 0.01% or 6,781 shs. First Manhattan accumulated 42 shs. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 23,648 shs. Victory Cap reported 2.35M shs. Envestnet Asset Inc holds 0% or 2,050 shs in its capital. Clark Management Gp Inc has invested 0.54% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT). Deutsche Financial Bank Ag holds 0.01% or 519,313 shs.

Essent Group Ltd. had 2 sales and 0 buys since January 24, 2018. This’s net activity of $22.32 million. 500,000 shs were sold by CASALE MARK, worth $22.31M on Monday, February 12.

On May, 4 WallStreet awaited Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT)’s earnings release, according to RTT. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is awaited to be $1.11. That is 54.17 % up compareed to $0.72 earnings per share for last year. If the current earnings per share of $1.11 is accurate, ESNT’s profit could be $108.89 million. After $0.79 earnings per share was reported previous quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 40.51 % for Essent Group Ltd.. ESNT is touching $34.23 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.26%.Essent Group Ltd. has volume of 916,436 shares. Since May 3, 2017 ESNT has risen 21.73% and is uptrending. ESNT outperformed by 10.18% the S&P 500.

Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 9 have positions in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) as follows: 8 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 89%. The firm has $62.0 highest while $46 is the lowest target. The average target $53.97 is 57.67% above the last ($34.23) price. Since November 10, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Essent Group Ltd has 21 analyst reports. In Tuesday, April 10 report Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5300 target. On Tuesday, March 13 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo. On Friday, November 10 the company was maintained by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, April 10 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of ESNT in report with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 11 the firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given. On Tuesday, April 10 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock rating was maintained by Compass Point with “Buy” on Monday, February 12. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna. On Wednesday, December 20 the rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy”. On Monday, January 8 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank.

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 has $3.36 billion market cap. The firm also provides information technology maintenance and development services; customer support-related services; and contract underwriting services.8.58 is the P/E ratio. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, such as regulated depository institutions, mortgage banks, credit unions, and other lenders.

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