Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) is one of 14 public companies in the “Managed Health Care” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Triple-S Management Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings.
This table compares Triple-S Management Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Triple-S Management Corporation||0.63%||0.19%||0.07%|
|Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors||1.74%||10.90%||3.51%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
80.4% of Triple-S Management Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.3% of shares of all “Managed Health Care” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Triple-S Management Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of shares of all “Managed Health Care” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Triple-S Management Corporation and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Triple-S Management Corporation||$2.98 billion||$17.43 million||31.61|
|Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors||$30.82 billion||$793.11 million||20.40|
Triple-S Management Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Triple-S Management Corporation. Triple-S Management Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Triple-S Management Corporation has a beta of 0.33, suggesting that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Triple-S Management Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 0.77, suggesting that their average stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Triple-S Management Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Triple-S Management Corporation||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors||79||890||1450||23||2.58|
Triple-S Management Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $20.00, suggesting a potential downside of 16.74%. As a group, “Managed Health Care” companies have a potential upside of 1.35%. Given Triple-S Management Corporation’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Triple-S Management Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Triple-S Management Corporation competitors beat Triple-S Management Corporation on 12 of the 13 factors compared.
About Triple-S Management Corporation
Triple-S Management Corporation operates as a managed care company. The Company offers a range of managed care and related products in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets. The Company’s segments include Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. The Managed Care segment is engaged in the sale of managed care products to the Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid market sectors. The Life Insurance segment offers life and accident and health insurance coverage, and annuity products. The premiums for this segment are mainly subscribed through an internal sales force and a network of independent brokers and agents. The insurance products of Property and Casualty Insurance segment includes commercial package, commercial auto, and personal package. The premiums for this segment are originated through a network of independent insurance agents and brokers.
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