Media headlines about NMI (NASDAQ:NMIH) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NMI earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5935870075588 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

NMI (NMIH) opened at $19.10 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,110.61, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.64 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a current ratio of 0.24, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. NMI has a 52-week low of $10.10 and a 52-week high of $20.38.

Several research firms recently weighed in on NMIH. Deutsche Bank downgraded NMI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NMI in a research report on Monday, November 6th. ValuEngine upgraded NMI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded NMI from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 30th. Finally, Compass Point upgraded NMI from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, February 6th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.25.

In other news, COO Claudia J. Merkle sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.80, for a total value of $267,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Patrick L. Mathis sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated 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 currently owned by insiders.

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About NMI

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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