News coverage about NMI Holdings (NASDAQ:NMIH) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NMI Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.2017630368214 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of NMI Holdings (NASDAQ:NMIH) traded down 2.53% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $11.55. 253,393 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. NMI Holdings has a one year low of $6.92 and a one year high of $12.70. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $11.73 and a 200-day moving average of $11.32. The stock has a market cap of $691.41 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.19 and a beta of 0.64.

NMI Holdings (NASDAQ:NMIH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10. The business had revenue of $42.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $41.13 million. NMI Holdings had a net margin of 52.34% and a return on equity of 5.95%. The company’s revenue was up 43.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.03 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that NMI Holdings will post $0.53 earnings per share for the current year.

NMIH has been the topic of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on shares of NMI Holdings in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $14.50 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NMI Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. BidaskClub raised shares of NMI Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods cut shares of NMI Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $13.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Compass Point cut shares of NMI Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $13.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.67.

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In other news, Director James G. Jones sold 10,000 shares of NMI Holdings stock in a transaction on Friday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.25, for a total transaction of $112,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Bradley M. Shuster sold 30,000 shares of NMI Holdings stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.79, for a total transaction of $353,700.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 159,227 shares of company stock worth $1,873,071 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 5.40% of the company’s stock.

About NMI Holdings

NMI Holdings, Inc (NMIH) provides private mortgage guaranty insurance through its insurance subsidiaries. The Company’s primary insurance subsidiary, National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (NMIC), is a mortgage insurance (MI) provider on loans purchased by the Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs).

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