SOURCE: StockCall


August 04, 2011 08:43 ET

Equity Research on MGIC Investment Corp. and Radian Group Inc. - Housing Market Still Weighing on Surety and Title Insurance Sector

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Surety & Title Insurance industry and has completed analytical research on MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE: MTG) and Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

High levels of unemployment and a weak housing market are continuing to weigh on mortgage insurers in the Surety and Title Insurance sector. Companies throughout the sector are paying out much higher than anticipated coverage for defaults. It does appear that a substantial portion of this loan weakness is due to older business as opposed to newer. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Surety & Title Insurance industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Surety & Title Insurance industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on MGIC Investment Corp. and Radian Group Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Some analysts believe that the credit picture is actually improving for this reason as a lot of older troubled obligations come off the books. Some analysts have argued that companies like MGIC Investment Corp. which far exceeded forecasts with a 41% jump in net paid claims to $818 million in the second quarter will be in better shape now. MGIC Investment Corp. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

There is hope for the sector in the long-term, however, as large companies like Radian Group Inc. will most likely dominate the mortgage insurance landscape as we move into the future. However, as real estate prices fall and claim costs continue to increase, the sector should continue to struggle until the housing sector as a whole makes a meaningful recovery. Radian Group Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at

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