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Essent Group Ltd ESNT

Morningstar Rating
$53.57 +0.18 (0.34%)
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Price vs Fair Value

ESNT is trading at a 3% discount.
Price
$53.78
Fair Value
$53.69
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$77.33
5-Star Price
$65.80
Economic Moat
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Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$53.39
Day Range
$52.8853.98
52-Week Range
$36.5355.99
Bid/Ask
$21.54 / $57.22
Market Cap
$5.73 Bil
Volume/Avg
558,184 / 529,476

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
8.19
Price/Sales
5.12
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
1.87%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
2.09%
Total Yield
3.10%

Company Profile

Essent Group Ltd serves the housing finance industry by providing private mortgage insurance, reinsurance, risk management products and title insurance and settlement services to mortgage lenders, borrowers, and investors to support homeownership. It provides credit protection to lenders and mortgage investors by covering a portion of the unpaid principal balance of a mortgage and certain related expenses in the event of a default. By providing capital to mitigate mortgage credit risk, the company allows lenders to make additional mortgage financing available to prospective homeowners. Essent writes mortgage guaranty coverage in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Sector
Financial Services
Industry
Insurance - Specialty
Stock Style Box
Small Value
Total Number of Employees
536

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
ESNT
AGO
ACT
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
8.1917.096.86
Price/Book Value
1.121.010.95
Price/Sales
5.125.303.88
Price/Cash Flow
7.686.66
Price/Earnings
ESNT
AGO
ACT

Financial Strength

Metric
ESNT
AGO
ACT
Quick Ratio
Current Ratio
Interest Coverage
28.317.4216.99
Quick Ratio
No chart available

Profitability

Metric
ESNT
AGO
ACT
Return on Assets (Normalized)
11.81%2.05%11.40%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
14.99%6.29%15.59%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
14.26%5.66%14.09%
Return on Assets
ESNT
AGO
ACT
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