Essent Group Ltd. Common Shares (ESNT): Price and Financial Metrics

Essent Group Ltd. Common Shares (ESNT)

Today's Latest Price: $44.98 USD

0.83 (-1.81%)

Updated Jan 25 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 259 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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ESNT Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Essent Group Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 88.08% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.34 for Essent Group Ltd; that's greater than it is for merely 17.67% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 89.5%, Essent Group Ltd's debt growth rate surpasses 87.62% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ESNT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NWPX, MGPI, ITP, G, and ACA.
  • Visit ESNT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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ESNT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.98 52-week high $52.99
Prev. close $45.81 52-week low $17.52
Day low $44.02 Volume 559,623
Day high $45.33 Avg. volume 873,573
50-day MA $45.13 Dividend yield 1.4%
200-day MA $37.68 Market Cap 5.06B

Essent Group Ltd. Common Shares (ESNT) Company Bio

Essent Group provides private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

ESNT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$44.98$160.75 251%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for ESNT, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Essent Group Ltd ranked in the 76th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 252.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for ESNT, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 57.69; that's higher than 93.02% of US stocks in the Financial Services sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 8% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 22.23% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • ESNT's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 38.62% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest ESNT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Essent Group Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ESNT as an investment opportunity.

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The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has issued a reminder to those with a driving test appointment that under Covid-19 Level 5 Government restrictions they can only attend their driving test appointment if they are an essential worker. Customers can find details on what is included in the list of essent

Longford Leader | January 23, 2021

Barclays Stick to Their Buy Rating for Essent Group By

Barclays Stick to Their Buy Rating for Essent Group | January 14, 2021

Mary Lourdes Gibbons Sells 3,850 Shares of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) Stock

Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) SVP Mary Lourdes Gibbons sold 3,850 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.09, for a total transaction of $185,146.50. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 211,412 shares in the company, valued at […]

Watchlist News | January 14, 2021

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Business Wire | January 8, 2021

Replay Available: Essent Group Ltd. CEO Participates at the MKM Partners Virtual Conference

Replay Available: Essent Group Ltd. CEO Participates at the MKM Partners Virtual Conference

Yahoo | December 21, 2020

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ESNT Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 12.15%
6-mo 27.79%
1-year -10.92%
3-year -3.70%
5-year 169.92%
YTD 4.12%
2020 -15.53%
2019 53.00%
2018 -21.28%
2017 34.14%
2016 47.88%

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