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Why Shares of Rocket Companies Are Falling Today

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Shares of the largest mortgage originator in the country, Rocket Companies (NYSE: RKT), were trading roughly 6.3% lower as of 10:33 a.m. ET today after the company reported earnings results for the second quarter of the year. Rocket reported diluted earnings per share of just $0.02 on total revenue of nearly $1.4 billion, both of which missed estimates for the quarter. Closed loan origination volume in the quarter came in at just $34.5 billion, down from $83.7 billion in the second quarter of 2021.