NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $4.36 with 13,140,600 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell. 2 percent to $15.41 with 32,022,500 shares traded.
U.S. financial services giant Genworth Financial Inc raised A $583 million by selling 34 percent of its Australian business, joining a rush of companies to capitalize on the country's buoyant equity markets.
*To buy Clayton Holdings for $305 mln. May 6- Radian Group Inc, the biggest U.S. private mortgage insurer, said it would buy loan review firm Clayton Holdings LLC for $305 million to boost its presence in the industry.
April 29- Mortgage and life insurer Genworth Financial Inc reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, helped by a near-doubling in income from its long-term care insurance business. Genworth, spun off from General Electric Co a decade ago, had years ago written generous long-term care policies offering long periods of coverage.
April 29- Genworth Financial Inc reported a 79 percent rise in quarterly profit helped by higher income from its global mortgage insurance and U.S. life insurance businesses. Net income rose to $184 million, or 37 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $103 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier.
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.
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.
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