The value of the investment in Radian Group Inc. decreased from $1,879,000 to $1,787,000 a change of 4.9% quarter to quarter. (NYSE:RDN) by 75.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. As of the end of the quarter Fft Wealth Management LLC had sold a total of 3,963 shares trimming its position 3.7%.
Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of RDN. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of Radian Group by 5.0% during the first quarter. William Blair Investment Management, LLC now controls 1,682,307 shares worth $27,506,000. The value of the investment in RDN decreased from $2,363,000 to $2,190,000 a change of $173,000 for the reporting period. William Blair Investment Management, LLC cut its stake by shedding 10,433 shares a decrease of 0.6% in the quarter. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 80,720 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,389,998.40. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.02% of the company's stock.
In related news, CEO Richard G. Thornberry acquired 5,000 shares of Radian Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 21st. Also, SVP Catherine Mary Jackson sold 17,130 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
The company is trading unchanged by % percent from yesterday's close. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $16.54 per share, with a total value of $82,700.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 20,000 shares in the company, valued at $330,800. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.83% of the company's stock.
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Shares of Radian Group Inc.
(NYSE:RDN) shares saw light trading volume with 16K shares changing hands in the last trading session. The stock's market capitalization is 4.04B. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Radian Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Saturday, June 24th. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.67 and a 200-day moving average of $17.32.
Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. During the same quarter previous year, the firm posted $0.38 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $302.91 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $299.07 million. Radian Group Inc. has a 52-week low of 12.96 and a 52-week high of 19.87. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. The insurance provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.08. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.87 and is expected to be $1.72 for the current year with 215,263,000 shares now outstanding.
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On August 2 Barclays kept the stock rating at "Outperform" but moved up the price target from $21.00 to $24.00. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Radian Group from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th.
05/02/2016 - Radian Group Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. They now have a Dollars 24 price target on the stock.
Radian Group Inc., launched on December 6, 1991, is an insurance holding company that provides mortgage insurance, and products and services to the real estate and mortgage finance industries. The Company operates in two segments: Mortgage Insurance and Services.
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