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MGIC Investment Corporation Releases Monthly Operating Statistics

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG) today issued an Operational Summary of its insurance subsidiaries for the month of January 2019 for their primary mortgage insurance. The summary is also available on the company's website under Newsroom, Press Releases.

The information concerning new delinquency notices and cures is compiled from reports received from loan servicers. The level of new notice and cure activity reported in a particular month can be influenced by, among other things, the date on which a servicer generates its report, the accuracy of the data provided by servicers, the number of business days in a month, transfers of servicing between loan servicers, and whether all servicers have provided the reports in a given month.



January 2019


January 2018


Change








Insurance in force (billions)


$

210.4



$

196.0



7.4%


Flow only


$

203.6



$

188.1



8.2%









Beginning Primary Delinquent Inventory (# of loans)


32,898



46,556



(29.3%)


Plus: New Delinquency Notices


5,119



5,785



(11.5%)


Less: Cures


4,089



5,224



(21.7%)


Less: Paids


423



590



(28.3%)


Less: Rescissions and Denials


17



24



(29.2%)


Less: Items removed from inventory (1)




214



N/M


Ending Primary Delinquent Inventory (# of loans) (2)


33,488



46,289



(27.7%)




(1)

Consists of loans whose insurance was terminated by agreement to settle coverage on certain non-performing loans. The agreement did not have a material financial impact.

(2)

January 2018 ending primary delinquent inventory was impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which occurred in August - September 2017. The number of loans in ending primary delinquent inventory from geographical areas that the Federal Emergency Management Agency declared Individual Assistance Disaster Areas as a result of those hurricanes were 5,253 in January 2019, 11,881 in January 2018, and 7,013 in January 2017.

About MGIC

Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation "MGIC" (www.mgic.com), the principal subsidiary of MGIC Investment Corporation, serves lenders throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and other locations helping families achieve homeownership sooner by making affordable low-down-payment mortgages a reality. At January 31, 2019, MGIC had $210.4 billion of primary insurance in force covering over one million mortgages.

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