Media coverage about NMI (NASDAQ:NMIH) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NMI earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5935870075588 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- BidaskClub Upgrades NMI (NMIH) to Strong-Buy (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks.com featured highlights include: SRC Energy, NMI Holdings, ConnectOne, Tencent and RSP (finance.yahoo.com)
- $0.17 EPS Expected for NMI Holdings Inc (NMIH) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- NMI Holdings Inc (NMIH) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research analysts have recently commented on NMIH shares. Deutsche Bank set a $16.00 target price on NMI and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Compass Point raised their target price on NMI from $13.00 to $16.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $19.50 price objective on shares of NMI in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. BTIG Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of NMI in a research report on Sunday, November 5th. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of NMI in a report on Monday, November 6th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.25.
In other NMI news, EVP Patrick L. Mathis sold 10,000 shares of NMI stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.99, for a total value of $169,900.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, COO Claudia J. Merkle sold 15,000 shares of NMI stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.80, for a total value of $267,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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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