Essent Group Ltd shares near 52-week low

Shares of Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) today closed 1.6% above their 52-week low of $37.99, giving the company a market capitalization of $4 billion. The stock is currently down 14.8% year-to-date, down 18.3% over the past 12 months and up 9.9% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 6.7% and the S&P 500 7.8%.

Commercial activity

  • Trading volume this week was 24.1% above the 20-day average.
  • The beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the broader market, is 1.0.

Technical indicators

  • The stock’s relative strength index (RSI) was below 30, indicating that it may be underbought.
  • The MACD, a momentum indicator that follows the trend, indicates a downtrend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger Band, indicating it may be oversold.

Comparative market performance

  • The company’s stock price is the same as the S&P 500 index, with a one-year lag and with a 5-year lag
  • The company’s stock price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, lagged 1 year and lagged 5 years
  • The company’s share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the financial sector, it is 1 year behind and 5 years behind

Comparative performance by group

  • Year-to-date, the company’s stock price performance is 78.0% below the peer average.
  • The company’s stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by 113.5%.
  • The company’s price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company’s stock price to its earnings per share, is -238.7% higher than average.

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