Radian Group (RDN) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed by Analysts at BTIG; With $26.0 Target; Makaira Partners Has Trimmed Its Liberty Interactive (QVCA) Position

Makaira Partners Llc decreased Liberty Interactive Corp (QVCA) stake by 0.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Makaira Partners Llc sold 47,846 shares as Liberty Interactive Corp (QVCA)’s stock rose 23.01%. The Makaira Partners Llc holds 7.47 million shares with $176.07 million value, down from 7.52 million last quarter. Liberty Interactive Corp now has $13.64 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $28.2. About 2.50M shares traded. QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) has declined 6.46% since February 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.16% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Radian Group (NYSE:RDN), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Radian Group has $31 highest and $14 lowest target. $22.54’s average target is 0.45% above currents $22.44 stock price. Radian Group had 40 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, July 29. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, October 2 report. On Monday, May 2 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, October 28. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by FBR Capital. On Monday, September 4 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 3. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report.

Among 14 analysts covering Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ:QVCA), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Liberty Interactive had 29 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by FBN Securities. The stock of QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Wolfe Research. The stock of QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Axiom Capital on Wednesday, May 11. The stock of QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by UBS. The rating was initiated by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 20 with “Neutral”. The stock of QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, July 7 with “Buy”. As per Thursday, July 6, the company rating was downgraded by FBN Securities. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Brean Capital.

Analysts await QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.63 earnings per share, up 10.53% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.57 per share. QVCA’s profit will be $304.79M for 11.19 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual earnings per share reported by QVC Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 57.50% EPS growth.

Radian Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides mortgage and real estate services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.84 billion. It operates through two divisions, Mortgage Insurance and Services. It has a 28.26 P/E ratio. The Mortgage Insurance segment offers credit-related insurance coverage, principally through private mortgage insurance that protects mortgage lenders and third-party beneficiaries by mitigating default-related losses on residential mortgage loans made to home buyers, as well as facilitates the sale of these mortgage loans in the secondary mortgage market.

The stock decreased 1.62% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $22.44. About 1.05M shares traded. Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) has risen 38.09% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.39% the S&P500.