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ESNT

Essent Group

$40.52

0.25 (0.62%)

, MTG

MGIC Investment

$12.64

0.08 (0.64%)

09:01
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09:01

Credit Suisse sees higher premium yields for mortgage insurers ahead of Q3

Credit Suisse analyst Douglas Harter previews Q3 earnings for mortgage insurers, modeling higher premium yield assumptions relative to more muted Q2 levels due to faster than expected industry prepays. Harter adds that the long term trend of improving credit quality remained in place in Q3. The analyst raised his price targets for Essent Group (ESNT) to $43 from $40, MGIC Investment (MTG) to $12 from $11, and Radian Group (RDN) to $20 from $18 with a Neutral rating on all 3 stocks.

ESNT

Essent Group

$40.52

0.25 (0.62%)

MTG

MGIC Investment

$12.64

0.08 (0.64%)

RDN

Radian Group

$18.97

0.14 (0.74%)

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ESNT Essent Group
$40.52

0.25 (0.62%)

05/09/17
BOFA
05/09/17
UPGRADE
Target $43
BOFA
Buy
Essent Group upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Mihir Bhatia upgraded Essent Group two notches to Buy from Underperform and raised its price target to $43 from $38 citng increased confidence in the organic growth outlook and a favorable housing backdrop. Bhatia said Essent reported a solid Q1 report and views valuation as attractive given a credit environment remains favorable and expectations that have been reset lower.
08/23/17
KBWI
08/23/17
UPGRADE
KBWI
Outperform
Essent Group upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Bose George upgraded Essent Group to Outperform and increased its price target to $44 from $43.
09/12/17
BTIG
09/12/17
UPGRADE
Target $44
BTIG
Buy
Essent Group upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BTIG
BTIG analyst Mark Palmer upgraded Essent Group to Buy with a $44 price target saying first half 2017 operating performance was significantly better than expected and the recent pullback following a $200M secondary offering has created an attractive entry point. The analyst believes the company is poised for mid-teen earnings growth over the next few years as operating leverage continues to kick in.
10/11/17
COMP
10/11/17
UPGRADE
COMP
Buy
Essent Group assumed with a Buy from a Neutral at Compass Point
MTG MGIC Investment
$12.64

0.08 (0.64%)

10/17/16
BOFA
10/17/16
INITIATION
Target $10
BOFA
Buy
MGIC Investment initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Mihir Bhatia initiated MGIC Investment with a Buy and a $10 price target.
04/12/17
COMP
04/12/17
UPGRADE
COMP
Buy
MGIC Investment upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Compass Point
10/19/16
COMP
10/19/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $9.5
COMP
Neutral
MGIC Investment downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Compass Point
Compass Point analyst Amy DeBone downgraded MGIC Investment to Neutral citing valuation and raised its price target to $9.50 from $9.
RDN Radian Group
$18.97

0.14 (0.74%)

10/17/16
BOFA
10/17/16
INITIATION
Target $18
BOFA
Buy
Radian Group initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Mihir Bhatia initiated Radian Group with a Buy and an $18 price target.
10/28/16
COMP
10/28/16
DOWNGRADE
COMP
Neutral
Radian Group downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Compass Point
Compass Point downgraded Radian Group to Neutral and maintained its $16.50 price target citing fair valuation and the potential for an FHA MIP reduction.
12/12/16
DBAB
12/12/16
UPGRADE
Target $12
DBAB
Buy
Magic Software upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Phil Stefano upgraded Magic Software (MGIC) to Buy saying the company's "strong" outlook for operating results and "clearer path" towards an investment grade rating bring material upside potential. The analyst raised his price target for Magic shares to $12 from $9. Stefano also raised his price target for Buy-rated Radian Group (RDN) to $20 from $17.

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Potash

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Novo Nordisk

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Oil States

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APRN

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