Essent Reports Q2 Results & Declares Dividend

August 10, 2021

Essent Group Ltd. reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 of $159.8 million or $1.42 per diluted share, compared to $15.4 million or $0.15 per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.

Essent also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share. The dividend is payable on September 10, 2021, to shareholders of record on September 1, 2021.

“We are pleased with our financial performance for the second quarter as we produced strong earnings and generated excess capital,” said Mark A. Casale, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

“Our results reflect a favorable operating environment as credit continues to normalize and housing demand remains elevated. Our buy, manage and distribute model is operating on all cylinders and confidence in our economic engine remains high.”

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