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Essent Group LTD Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

Essent Group LTD Stock as Institutional Investors Enter”

It has underperformed by 7.55% the S&P500.

Essent Group Ltd., launched on July 1, 2008, is a private mortgage insurance company. The stock of Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, April 21 by JP Morgan. The Pine Brook Road Advisors Lp holds 8.32M shares with $269.40 million value, down from 10.72 million last quarter.

Trading volume for Essent Group Ltd. was 659K in the last trading session. Boston Partners now owns 1,240,959 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $46,089,000 after purchasing an additional 27,755 shares during the period. About 41,747 shares traded.

Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) by 16.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. It has outperformed by 64.99% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2016 Q4. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 31,918 shares of company stock valued at $1,244,860. It increased, as 11 investors sold ESNT shares while 60 reduced holdings. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability owns 721,200 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio.

Boasting a price of $37.49, Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) traded 2.38% higher on the day. Sg Americas Securities Ltd owns 4,865 shares. Insiders own 18.10% of the company's stock. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 27,267 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. 258.43 million shares or 8.05% less from 281.05 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Palo holds 0.88% or 17,688 shares. First Amer Commercial Bank has 10,920 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. On Monday, May 29 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold".

Essent Group (NYSE ESNT) opened at 37.49 on Friday. Glenmede Trust Na has 33,420 shares. The legal version of this article can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/bidaskclub-lowers-essent-group-ltd-esnt-to-sell/1623824.html. Royal Bancshares Of Canada stated it has 0% in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT). Ubs Oconnor Ltd Company accumulated 34,859 shares. Therefore 91% are positive. Barclays PLC upped their price target on shares of Essent Group from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned about 1.60% of Essent Group worth $55,375,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Friday, August 5 with "Neutral". Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Essent Group from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. As per Wednesday, September 28, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The company was maintained on Monday, August 15 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Four brokerages rating the company a strong buy, five brokerages rating the stock a buy, 6 brokerages rating the stock a hold, 0 brokerages rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 brokerages rating the stock a sell with a average stock price target of $24.35. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of XP Power Ltd. (LON:XPP) earned "Buy" rating by Investec on Thursday, February 11. (AAOI). The consensus rating is 2.1, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. The firm has "Add" rating given on Monday, January 9 by Peel Hunt.

Heartland Express, Inc.is a holding company.

The P/E ratio is 13.34 and the market cap is 3.50B. The Firm is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Firm focuses primarily on short- to medium-haul, asset dry van truckload services in regional markets near its terminals.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.85 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.69 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold CBS shares while 266 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:HTLD). Quantitative Management Limited Liability Corp owns 83,300 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 53,770 shares stake. (NASDAQ:HTLD) for 10,870 shares. Proshare Ltd Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT). (NYSE:HLS) stake by 126,620 shares and now owns 1.23M shares. Riggs Asset Managment Co, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 57,049 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com Ny accumulated 32,479 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Heartland Express, Inc.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Therefore 78% are positive. It has been assigned a low target price of $38 and a high target price of $48. Shares are trading at $37.49 which is slightly below $38.37, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is a tad above the 200 day moving average of $37.07. CBS Corp had 74 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Also, the Hold rating count is 5 as of 09/11/17. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, October 26 by Wedbush. The rating was downgraded by Longbow on Friday, December 4 to "Neutral". One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 16 by Benchmark.

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