Essent Group - ESNT Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $59.25
  • Forecasted Upside: 2.85%
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$57.61
▲ +1 (1.77%)

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Analyst Price Target for ESNT

Analyst Price Target is $59.25
▲ +2.85% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Essent Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $59.25, with a high forecast of $64.00 and a low forecast of $55.00. The average price target represents a 2.85% upside from the last price of $57.61.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 7 investment analysts is to hold stock in Essent Group. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/1/2023
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4/1/2023
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6/30/2023
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  • 3 buy ratings
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9/28/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
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12/27/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
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3/26/2024
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  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
5/25/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/24/2024

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/22/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$57.00 ➝ $58.00Low
5/6/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$64.00 ➝ $61.00Low
4/4/2024Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$62.00 ➝ $64.00Low
4/3/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$58.00 ➝ $61.00Low
2/12/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$56.00 ➝ $58.00Low
12/6/2023UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$54.00Low
11/15/2023BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$60.00Low
9/25/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$59.00Low
8/8/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$50.00 ➝ $56.00Low
8/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$55.00 ➝ $58.00Low
8/7/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$51.00 ➝ $59.00Low
8/6/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$50.00 ➝ $59.00Low
8/4/2023BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $55.00Low
6/12/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$50.00Low
4/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $48.00Low
2/13/2023Roth CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/13/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$46.00 ➝ $49.00Low
1/10/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$53.00 ➝ $50.00Low
1/6/2023BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$54.00 ➝ $43.00Low
1/5/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$44.00N/A
11/7/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$53.00 ➝ $46.00Low
11/4/2022BTIG ResearchLower Target$54.00 ➝ $45.00Low
10/18/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $53.00Low
10/13/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $54.00Low
10/4/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$51.00 ➝ $43.50Low
8/15/2022BTIG ResearchLower Target$54.00N/A
8/9/2022BTIG ResearchLower Target$54.00N/A
4/12/2022BTIG ResearchLower Target$58.00 ➝ $55.00Low
4/11/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$47.00Low
4/4/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $47.00Low
1/10/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $72.00High
12/13/2021Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$51.00Medium
10/12/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$64.00 ➝ $65.00High
10/11/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetAverage ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
6/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$58.00 ➝ $60.00High
5/10/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$61.00 ➝ $62.00High
5/10/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$50.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
1/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$52.00Medium
12/17/2020BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy$51.00 ➝ $58.00High
11/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$39.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
11/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$44.50 ➝ $50.00High
10/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $44.50Low
10/8/2020MKM PartnersBoost TargetBuy$45.00 ➝ $50.00Low
9/21/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$46.00High
6/9/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$40.00High
6/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$32.00 ➝ $38.00Low
6/1/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetPositive$56.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
6/1/2020S&P Equity ResearchLower TargetIn-Line ➝ Reduce$56.00 ➝ $48.00High
5/26/2020Compass PointBoost TargetBuy$33.50 ➝ $46.00High
5/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$58.00 ➝ $47.00High
5/8/2020BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
4/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$67.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
3/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetAverage ➝ Above Average$62.00 ➝ $36.00High
3/11/2020MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$50.00High
2/19/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyMedium
2/19/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $67.00High
2/18/2020MKM PartnersLower TargetNeutral$50.00High
2/18/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$57.50 ➝ $56.00Low
1/17/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$57.50Medium
8/4/2019BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$54.00Medium
(Data available from 6/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.55 (Strong Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/27/2023
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/27/2023
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 2 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/26/2024
  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/25/2024
  • 14 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/26/2024
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/25/2024
  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
5/25/2024
  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/24/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

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Essent Group logo
Essent Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. Its mortgage insurance products include primary, pool, and master policy. The company also provides information technology maintenance and development services; customer support-related services; underwriting consulting; and contract underwriting services, as well as risk management products and title insurance and settlement services. It serves the originators of residential mortgage loans, such as regulated depository institutions, mortgage banks, credit unions, and other lenders. Essent Group Ltd. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
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Today's Range

Now: $57.61
Low: $56.80
High: $57.68

50 Day Range

MA: $55.44
Low: $52.33
High: $57.77

52 Week Range

Now: $57.61
Low: $44.34
High: $59.90

Volume

53,555 shs

Average Volume

508,830 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.15 billion

P/E Ratio

8.72

Dividend Yield

1.98%

Beta

1.09

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Essent Group?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Essent Group in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BTIG Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Essent Group?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Essent Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $59.25, suggesting a possible upside of 4.7%. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods has the highest price target set, predicting ESNT will reach $64.00 in the next twelve months. BTIG Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $55.00 for Essent Group in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Essent Group?

Essent Group currently has 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in ESNT, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Essent Group's investor relations team?

Essent Group's physical mailing address is 2 CHURCH STREET, HAMILTON D0, HM 11. The financial services provider's listed phone number is (441) 297-9901 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Essent Group is www.essentgroup.com. Learn More about contacing Essent Group investor relations.