MGIC Investment Corp., the largest mortgage insurer in the nation, lost $280 million in the fourth quarter, its tenth straight quarterly loss.

In the same period a year earlier, the Milwaukee-based firm lost slightly less, $275.6 million. At Dec. 31, the percentage of loans it guarantees that were delinquent, excluding bulk loans, was 15.46% compared with 9.51% a year ago.

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