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

Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT): $42.73

0.45 (+1.06%)

POWR Rating

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  • ESNT scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 91.81% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ESNT is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • ESNT ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 60th percentile.

ESNT Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.83, Essent Group Ltd P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 12.91% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Essent Group Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ESNT is more volatile than only 8.69% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Essent Group Ltd, a group of peers worth examining would be NAPA, IPI, NCSM, BYRN, and PRPO.
  • Visit ESNT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ESNT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, ESNT's price/sales ratio is 341.67% higher, now standing at 5.3.
  • Over the past 95 months, ESNT's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 32.3.
  • ESNT's price/earnings ratio has moved down 27.4 over the prior 95 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ESNT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ESNT 2021-03-18 5.2 1.3 12.1 10.5
ESNT 2021-01-14 5.8 1.5 12.5 10.9
ESNT 2020-06-26 3.8 1.1 5.8 5.4
ESNT 2017-09-25 7.1 2.4 14.0 10.6
ESNT 2015-04-09 9.5 2.4 25.8 16.6
ESNT 2014-11-17 9.8 2.6 26.1 18.3

ESNT Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 34.83%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 19.85%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -5.77%.
ESNT's revenue has moved up $652,765,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows ESNT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,028.51 709.256 681.783
2021-09-30 1,018.793 697.592 624.398
2021-06-30 978.295 721.941 543.581
2021-03-31 971.111 752.571 399.166
2020-12-31 955.154 727.931 413.041
2020-09-30 936.717 713.775 436.397

ESNT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ESNT has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 65.61% of graded US stocks.
  • ESNT's asset turnover comes in at 0.185 -- ranking 87th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • DGICA, AIG, and ITIC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ESNT.

The table below shows ESNT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.185 0.837 0.120
2021-03-31 0.189 0.665 0.091
2020-12-31 0.197 0.685 0.097
2020-09-30 0.207 0.733 0.109
2020-06-30 0.221 0.777 0.124
2020-03-31 0.234 0.962 0.171

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ESNT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.73 52-week high $50.17
Prev. close $42.28 52-week low $39.26
Day low $41.99 Volume 327,000
Day high $42.75 Avg. volume 719,022
50-day MA $41.39 Dividend yield 1.87%
200-day MA $44.50 Market Cap 4.60B

Essent Group Ltd. (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.

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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.

How Much Upside is Left in Essent Group (ESNT)? Wall Street Analysts Think 28%

The average of price targets set by Wall Street analysts indicates a potential upside of 27.8% in Essent Group (ESNT). While the effectiveness of this highly sought-after metric is questionable, the positive trend in earnings estimate revisions might translate into an upside in the stock.

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Essent Group (ESNT) Q4 Earnings Beat, Rise Y/Y, Dividend Up

Essent Group (ESNT) Q4 results reflect higher revenues driven by an increase in income from other invested assets. However, new insurance written declines.

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.20

Essent Group Ltd. ( NYSE:ESNT ) will increase its dividend on the 21st of March to US$0.20. This takes the annual...

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Essent Group: Q4 Earnings Insights

Essent Gr (NYSE: ESNT ) reported its Q4 earnings results on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 06:30 AM. Here''s what investors need to know about the announcement. Also check this: Hanesbrands And 2 Other Stocks Bought By Insiders Earnings Essent Gr beat estimated earnings Full story available on

Benzinga | February 11, 2022

Essent Group Ltd. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2021 Results and Increases Quarterly Dividend

Essent Group Ltd. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2021 Results and Increases Quarterly Dividend

Business Wire | February 11, 2022

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ESNT Price Returns

1-mo 2.67%
3-mo -3.29%
6-mo 2.33%
1-year -9.47%
3-year -7.41%
5-year 20.92%
YTD -5.67%
2021 7.06%
2020 -15.53%
2019 53.00%
2018 -21.28%
2017 34.14%

ESNT Dividends

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