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

Essent Group Ltd. Common Shares (ESNT): $47.53

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  • Growth is the dimension where ESNT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 61.88% of US stocks.
  • ESNT's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 206 days.
  • ESNT ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

ESNT Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Essent Group Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.93% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • ESNT's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 18.66% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -24.12%, Essent Group Ltd's debt growth rate surpasses only 19.41% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Essent Group Ltd are SWI, NOV, TWOU, GRUB, and CARG.
  • 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 $47.53 52-week high $54.22
Prev. close $47.45 52-week low $26.23
Day low $46.87 Volume 1,130,500
Day high $47.77 Avg. volume 949,240
50-day MA $47.67 Dividend yield 1.35%
200-day MA $43.11 Market Cap 5.36B

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:
$47.53$147.03 183%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Essent Group Ltd. To summarize, we found that Essent Group Ltd ranked in the 76th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Essent Group Ltd ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 55.01 -- which is good for besting 90.62% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 5% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 20.03% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • 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 42.33% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

PGR, HRTG, FAF, AJG, and CACC can be thought of as valuation peers to ESNT, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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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Yahoo | May 14, 2021

Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Joining me today are Mark Casale, Chairman and CEO, and Larry McAlee, Chief Financial Officer. Earlier today we reported our first quarter results and are pleased with our financial performance and starting out the year.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

Essent Group Ltd. to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 7, 2021 / Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2021 First Quarter Earnings call to be held on May 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

Essent Group Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2021 Results, Increase of Quarterly Dividend, and Board Authorization of $250 Million Share Repurchase Plan

Essent Group Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2021 Results, Increase of Quarterly Dividend, and Board Authorization of $250 Million Share Repurchase Plan

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

MGIC: Five Reasons To Buy It Before The May 5 Earnings Report

Photo by jhorrocks/E+ via Getty Images Home prices continue to surge for wholesome reasons. The biggest risk the mortgage insurance business manages is the risk of a large wave of mortgage defaults. Defaults in turn are a function of home prices and unemployment. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index...

Gary J. Gordon on Seeking Alpha | April 29, 2021

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ESNT Price Returns

1-mo -3.28%
3-mo 7.02%
6-mo 5.60%
1-year 80.46%
3-year 37.27%
5-year 142.84%
YTD 10.44%
2020 -15.53%
2019 53.00%
2018 -21.28%
2017 34.14%
2016 47.88%

ESNT Dividends

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