Essent Group Ltd. Common Shares (NYSE:ESNT).
September 7 investment analysts at Barclays kept the company rating at “Overweight” and moved up the price target from $25.00 to $30.00. On February 16 Barclays kept the stock rating at “Overweight” but lowered the price expectation to $25.00 from $32.00.
February 16 investment analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained a stock rating of “Outperform” but moved down the price target from $30.00 to $26.00. August 12 investment analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods left the company rating at “Outperform” and raised the price target from $28.00 to $31.00.
On May 11 Barclays held the stock rating at “Overweight” but raised the price target to $32.00 from $31.00.
The company is so far trading up by 0.30% since yesterday’s close of $26.6. It is trading at $26.68 just a bit higher than $26.53, the 50 day moving average and which is slightly above the 200 day moving average of $22.73. The 50 day moving average moved up $0.15 and the 200 day average was up $3.95.
The P/E ratio is 13.21 and market cap is 2.48B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $2.02 and is expected to be $2.27 for the current year with 93,104,000 shares outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is estimated at $0.61 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $2.67.