Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 03, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2019. Shareholders who purchased ESNT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $48.77, the dividend yield is .31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESNT was $48.77, representing a -3.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.51 and a 56.92% increase over the 52 week low of $31.08.
ESNT is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Chubb Limited (CB) and American International Group, Inc. (AIG). ESNT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.18. Zacks Investment Research reports ESNT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 12.85%, compared to an industry average of 4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ESNT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ESNT as a top-10 holding:
- GS ActiveBeta U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF (GSSC)
- Franklin Templeton ETF Trust (FLQS).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FLQS with an decrease of -3.45% over the last 100 days. GSSC has the highest percent weighting of ESNT at 0.31%.
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