Media headlines about NMI (NASDAQ:NMIH) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NMI earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.6951414856546 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

NMI (NMIH) traded up $0.15 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $18.20. The stock had a trading volume of 408,734 shares, compared to its average volume of 487,837. The company has a quick ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 0.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,083.60, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.00 and a beta of 0.88. NMI has a 1-year low of $10.10 and a 1-year high of $20.38.

Several equities research analysts have commented on NMIH shares. Deutsche Bank lowered NMI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective (up from $17.00) on shares of NMI in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. ValuEngine lowered NMI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded NMI from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Saturday, October 14th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $19.50 price objective on shares of NMI in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.07.

In other news, COO Claudia J. Merkle sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.80, for a total value of $267,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP Patrick L. Mathis sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.99, for a total value of $169,900.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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NMI Company Profile

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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