April 23- Genworth Financial Inc revived plans for an initial public offering of its Australian mortgage insurance unit, nearly two years after it pushed back the IPO citing unfavorable market conditions in that country.
April 22- Mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp posted its highest quarterly profit since 2007 as fewer homeowners defaulted on their payments in an improving U.S. housing market, sending the company's shares up as much as 8 percent.
April 22- Mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit as fewer homeowners defaulted on their payments in an improving U.S. housing market. The company reported a net income of $60 million, or 15 cents per share, for the first quarter ended March 31, compared with a loss of $72.9 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier.
The Cost of Care Survey released Monday by Genworth Financial shows the median hourly cost of home health aide services in West Virginia has increased 3.8 percent annually over the past five years. The median cost of a private nursing room home increased 5 percent annually in West Virginia, compared to about 4.2 percent nationally.
Feb 5- Radian Group Inc, the biggest U.S. private mortgage insurer, reported a quarterly profit after four straight losses as fewer homeowners defaulted on their loans in a recovering housing market.
Feb 4- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as a recovery in housing markets helped its U.S. mortgage insurance business. Shares of Genworth, which was spun off from industrial conglomerate General Electric Co ten years ago, rose more than 4 percent in extended trading.
*Delinquent loans 8.92 pct as of Dec. 31. Jan 23- Mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp posted a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as fewer U.S. homeowners defaulted in a recovering housing market. MGIC reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $1.4 million, or break even on a per share basis, compared with a loss of $386.7 million, or $1.91 per share, a year earlier.
Oct 29- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc reported its eighth straight quarterly profit as losses narrowed in its U.S. mortgage insurance business due to a recovering housing market.
Oct 29- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc's third-quarter profit rose three-folds as losses narrowed in its U.S. mortgage insurance business. Net profit rose to $108 million, or 22 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $35 million, or 7 cents per share, a year earlier.
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