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) pushed the Insurance industry higher today making it today's featured insurance winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2%. By the end of trading, Radian Group rose $0.22 (1.6%) to $14.15 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,235,639 shares of Radian Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,431,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $13.91-$14.16 after having opened the day at $14.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.93. Other companies within the Insurance industry that increased today were:
), up 8.3%,
), up 7.4%,
), up 4.5% and
), up 3.1%.
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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 $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 128.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Radian Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Radian Group as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing.
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On the negative front,
), down 17.7%,
), down 3.6%,
), down 3.5% and
First Acceptance Corporation
), down 3.3% , were all laggards within the insurance industry with
) being today's insurance industry laggard.
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