Analyst Downgrades – Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) Stock Gets Downgraded By JPMorgan Chase & Co. from Overweight to Neutral

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Analyst Ratings For Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)

Today, Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) stock was downgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from Overweight to Neutral.

There are 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) is Hold (Score: 2.13) with a consensus target price of $32.00 per share, a potential 17.18% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 4/21/2017-JPMorgan Chase & Co. was Downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “Overweight ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating.
  • 2/12/2017-BTIG Research Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 1/20/2017-Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage with a Buy rating.
  • 10/27/2016-Bank of America Corp was Downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Underperform” rating. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/8/2016-Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterated Rating of Hold.

Dividend information for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)

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Recent Insider Trading Activity For Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) has insider ownership of 20.70% and institutional ownership of 85.37%.

  • On 1/25/2017 Vijay Bhasin, SVP, sold 13,131 with an average share price of $34.06 per share and the total transaction amounting to $447,241.86. View SEC Filing
  • On 1/18/2017 Vijay Bhasin, SVP, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $32.02 per share and the total transaction amounting to $320,200.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 1/4/2017 Mark Casale, CEO, sold 250,000 with an average share price of $32.59 per share and the total transaction amounting to $8,147,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/15/2016 (Cayman) Co Pbra, Insider, sold 101,550 with an average share price of $32.23 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,272,956.50. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/12/2016 Robert Glanville, Director, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $33.73 per share and the total transaction amounting to $101,190.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/11/2016 Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, CFO, sold 7,404 with an average share price of $29.80 per share and the total transaction amounting to $220,639.20. View SEC Filing
  • On 10/19/2016 Lawrence E Mcalee Jr, CFO, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $28.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $85,500.00. View SEC Filing

About Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Essent Group Ltd. is a private mortgage insurance company. The Company is engaged in offering private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. Its products and services include mortgage insurance, contract underwriting, and Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance. The Company’s primary mortgage insurance is offered to customers on individual loans at the time of origination on a flow basis, but can also be written in bulk transactions. Its pool insurance provides additional credit enhancement for certain secondary market and other mortgage transactions. The primary mortgage insurance operations were conducted through Essent Guaranty, Inc. which is a mortgage insurer licensed to write mortgage insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as of December 31, 2016. It offers primary mortgage insurance, pool insurance and master policy. It provides contract underwriting services through CUW Solutions, LLC.

Recent Trading Activity for Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT)
Shares of Essent Group Ltd closed the previous trading session at 38.64 down -0.08 -0.21% with 577,592 shares trading hands.

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