Radian Group Inc. (RDN) announced today that its stockholders re-elected nine directors, who serve one-year terms and are elected annually. As previously disclosed, Stephen T. Hopkins, a director of the company since 1999, retired at the end of his current term following today’s 2019 Annual Meeting and, effective upon his retirement, the size of the Board was reduced to nine directors.
In addition to the election of directors, the company’s stockholders approved all other proposals recommended by the Board of Directors and presented for vote at Radian’s 2019 Annual Meeting, including an advisory proposal to approve the compensation of Radian’s named executive officers and ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company’s independent auditors for 2019.
Radian also announced the approval by the company’s Board of Directors for a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.0025 per share, payable on June 7, 2019 to stockholders of record as of May 27, 2019.
Chief Executive Officer Rick Thornberry addressed the attendees of Radian’s Annual Meeting by stating, “For more than 40 years, Radian has helped to ensure the American dream of homeownership with industry-leading mortgage insurance products. In recent years, we have built upon this tradition of responsible and sustainable homeownership by expanding our suite of mortgage and real estate services. Looking ahead, we believe we are well positioned for the future under our ONE Radian brand to drive strong growth, increase value creation and provide attractive stockholder returns.”
Radian is ensuring the American dream of homeownership responsibly and sustainably through products and services that include industry-leading mortgage insurance and a comprehensive suite of mortgage, risk, real estate, and title services. We are powered by technology, informed by data and driven to deliver new and better ways to transact and manage risk. Learn more about Radian’s financial strength and flexibility at www.radian.biz and visit www.radian.com to see how Radian is shaping the future of mortgage and real estate services.
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