Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT):
Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) stock finished at $36.73 and recorded change of 1.07% in Thursday trading session. The Company kept 92.73M Floating Shares and holds 98.8M shares outstanding. The recent trading activity revealed that the stock price is at 12.22% off from its 52-week low and traded with move of -26.66% from high printed in the last 52-week period.
The company’s earnings per share shows growth of 28.20% for the current year and expected to arrive earnings growth for the next year at 11.86% . Analyst projected EPS growth for the next 5 years at15.02%. The company’s EPS growth rate for past five years was 84.00%. The earnings growth rate for the next years is an important measure for investors planning to hold onto a stock for several years. The company’s earnings will usually have a direct relationship to the price of the company’s stock. The stock observed Sales growth of 63.90% during past 5 years. EPS growth quarter over quarter stands at 45.10% and Sales growth quarter over quarter is at 23.20%.
Shares price moved with -17.76% from its 50 Day high and distanced at 1.39% from 50 Day low. Analyses consensus rating score stands at 1.9. For the next one year period, the average of individual price target estimates referred by covering sell-side analysts is $51.17.
As took short look on profitability, the firm profit margin which was recorded 73.00%, and operating margin was noted at 74.10%. The Institutional ownership of the firm is 94.00% while Insiders ownership is 1.00%. Company has kept return on investment (ROI) at 13.70% over the previous 12 months and has been able to maintain return on asset (ROA) at 17.80% for the last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at 24.30%.
Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) stock recent traded volume stands with 567961 shares as compared with its average volume of 600.19K shares. The relative volume observed at 0.95.
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The long term debt/equity shows a value of 0.1 with a total debt/equity of 0.1. It gives the investors the idea on the company’s financial leverage, measured by apportioning total liabilities by its stockholders equity. It also illustrates how much debt the corporation is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in shareholders’ equity.
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Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) stock moved lower -6.60% in contrast to its 20 day moving average displaying short-term negative movement of stock. It shifted -8.49% below its 50-day simple moving average. This is showing medium-term bearish trend based on SMA 50. The stock price went underground -7.23% from its 200-day simple moving average identifying long-term declining trend.
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