The pair, for the most part, have been the best performers among MIEC stocks, as they both have been successful in raising new capital. Furthermore, Standard & Poor’s upgraded MGIC, noting its fears of a regulatory seizure have been mitigated.
Radian closed Monday 5.88% higher than on Friday, while MGIC was up 4.48%. Third was KB Home, up 2.53%. On a day where the Dow Jones Industrial Average set yet another record high, 10 of the 17 MIEC stocks finished in the green.
Among the stocks which lost value were Ellie Mae, down 2.12%; PHH, down 2.05%; and OceanFirst Financial, down 1.82%.