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) pushed the Insurance industry lower today making it today's featured Insurance laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.3%. By the end of trading, Radian Group fell $0.17 (-1.3%) to $13.01 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,932,805 shares of Radian Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,968,100 shares. The stock ranged in price between $12.77-$13.22 after having opened the day at $13.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.18. Other companies within the Insurance industry that declined today were:
), down 6.3%,
), down 6.1%,
), down 4.2% and
), down 4.2%.
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Radian Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a credit enhancement company in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Mortgage Insurance and Financial Guaranty. Radian Group has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 111.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Radian Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.
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On the positive front,
), up 4.7%,
), up 2.3%,
), up 1.9% and
First Acceptance Corporation
), up 1.7% , were all gainers within the insurance industry with
) being today's featured insurance industry leader.
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