As of May, 4 Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) Analysts See $1.11 EPS

April 16, 2018 - By Tracy Fowler

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 fall. 91 rose positions while 43 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 83.75 million shares thus 0.88% more from 2017Q3’s 83.02 million shares.
Zacks Invest Mngmt owns 36,008 shs or 0.03% of their US capital. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0.01% of its capital in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) for 891,780 shs. Envestnet Asset Incorporated accumulated 2,050 shs. Federated Pa invested in 58,996 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com owns 21,076 shs. 1.28 million were reported by Century. Fifth Third Bancorporation owns 248,836 shs. Affinity Advisors Ltd Liability invested in 7,485 shs. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys accumulated 75,146 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Albion Fincl Group Ut has 15,894 shs for 0.11% of their capital. Groesbeck Inv Management Corporation Nj has 11,300 shs for 0.34% of their capital. Riggs Asset Managment stated it has 56,880 shs. Goldman Sachs Gru Incorporated stated it has 0% of its capital in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT). Jpmorgan Chase And Com, New York-based fund reported 294,974 shs. Massachusetts-based Geode Cap Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT).

Essent Group Ltd. registered $22.87 million net activity with 0 buys and 4 selling transactions since October 20, 2017. 5,209 shs were sold by Gibbons Mary Lourdes, worth $234,509 on Friday, October 20. $315,070 worth of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) shs were sold by MCALEE LAWRENCE E JR.

Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) is expected to announce earnings on May, 4., according to Faxor. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is expected to be $1.11. That is 54.17 % up compareed to $0.72 earnings per share for last year. The profit will be $108.89M for ESNT if $1.11 earnings per share becomes true. After $0.79 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now predicts 40.51 % EPS growth of Essent Group Ltd.. On during the last trading session the stock decreased $0.378 or 1.03%, reaching $36.372.Essent Group Ltd. has volume of 330,376 shares. Since April 16, 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: 9 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. Since October 25, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Essent Group Ltd has 22 analyst reports. On Tuesday, April 10 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, November 9 the rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy”. On Tuesday, April 10 the firm earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, November 3 the stock of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, December 21 the company was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, January 8 the rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”. On Monday, February 12 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Compass Point. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) earned “Buy” rating by BTIG Research. On Thursday, November 9 the firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given. On Tuesday, April 10 Susquehanna maintained the shares of ESNT in report with “Buy” rating.

Essent Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States.The firm is valued at $3.57 billion. The firm also provides information technology maintenance and development services; customer support-related services; and contract underwriting services.The P/E ratio is 9.12. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, such as regulated depository institutions, mortgage banks, credit unions, and other lenders.

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