Graybill Bartz Assoc Ltd Lowers stake in MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG)

MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG) : Graybill Bartz Assoc Ltd reduced its stake in MGIC Investment Corp. by 2.53% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 370,665 shares of MGIC Investment Corp. which is valued at $2,535,349 after selling 9,625 shares in MGIC Investment Corp. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 19, 2016.MGIC Investment Corp. makes up approximately 2.24% of Graybill Bartz Assoc Ltd’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Eagle Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in MTG by selling 5,829,102 shares or 95.2% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 294,218 shares of MTG which is valued at $2,012,451. MGIC Investment Corp. makes up approx 0.01% of Eagle Asset Management Inc’s portfolio. Neville Rodie Shaw Inc sold out all of its stake in MTG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 36,000 shares of MTG which is valued $225,360.Gateway Investment Advisers boosted its stake in MTG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 75,859 additional shares and now holds a total of 116,659 shares of MGIC Investment Corp. which is valued at $730,285. MGIC Investment Corp. makes up approx 0.01% of Gateway Investment Advisers’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reduced its stake in MTG by selling 230,478 shares or 64.78% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 125,326 shares of MTG which is valued at $756,969.

MGIC Investment Corp. opened for trading at $7.02 and hit $7.09 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $6.84, with a gain of 0.44% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,38,05,376 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,330 M.

On the company’s financial health, MGIC Investment Corp. reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.20. The company had revenue of $263.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $254.41 million. The company’s revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.28 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on MGIC Investment Corp.. Company shares were Upgraded by Compass Point on Jul 20, 2016 to ” Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 9 from a previous price target of $8.50 .Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Jul 20, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 9 from a previous price target of $7.50 .MGIC Investment Corp. was Upgraded by FBR Capital to ” Outperform” on Jun 30, 2016.

MGIC Investment Corporation is a holding company. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries the Company provides private mortgage insurance and ancillary services. The Company’s subsidiaries include Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) and MGIC Indemnity Corporation (MIC). The Company provides mortgage insurance to lenders throughout the United States and to Government sponsored entities to protect against loss from defaults on low down payment residential mortgage loans. Its principal product is primary mortgage insurance. Primary insurance provides mortgage default protection on individual loans and covers unpaid loan principal delinquent interest and certain expenses associated with the default and subsequent foreclosure or sale approved by the Company. Through certain other non-insurance subsidiaries it also provides various services for the mortgage finance industry such as contract underwriting and portfolio analysis and retention.

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