MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG), the mortgage insurer that breached regulators’ capital limits, jumped in New York trading after a report on October home prices showed values beat forecasts, signaling a sustained recovery.

MGIC surged as much as 12% and was up 9.6% to $2.62 at 10:51 a.m. The Milwaukee-based firm has slid 30 percent this year. Rival Radian Group Inc. (RDN) rose 3.9% today.

cmlynski@housingwire.com