Comparing D/B/A Chubb Limited New (CB) & Brighthouse Financial (BHF)

D/B/A Chubb Limited New (NYSE: CB) and Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.0% of D/B/A Chubb Limited New shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.0% of Brighthouse Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of D/B/A Chubb Limited New shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares D/B/A Chubb Limited New and Brighthouse Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
D/B/A Chubb Limited New 12.15% 7.22% 2.20%
Brighthouse Financial N/A N/A N/A


D/B/A Chubb Limited New pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Brighthouse Financial does not pay a dividend. D/B/A Chubb Limited New pays out 34.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brighthouse Financial has increased its dividend for 51 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for D/B/A Chubb Limited New and Brighthouse Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
D/B/A Chubb Limited New 1 2 8 0 2.64
Brighthouse Financial 1 9 0 0 1.90

D/B/A Chubb Limited New presently has a consensus price target of $155.30, indicating a potential upside of 4.74%. Brighthouse Financial has a consensus price target of $67.44, indicating a potential upside of 16.65%. Given Brighthouse Financial’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Brighthouse Financial is more favorable than D/B/A Chubb Limited New.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares D/B/A Chubb Limited New and Brighthouse Financial’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
D/B/A Chubb Limited New $31.84 billion 2.16 $4.14 billion $8.34 17.78
Brighthouse Financial N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

D/B/A Chubb Limited New has higher revenue and earnings than Brighthouse Financial.


D/B/A Chubb Limited New beats Brighthouse Financial on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

D/B/A Chubb Limited New Company Profile

Chubb Limited is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of insurance and reinsurance products and services to clients around the world. Its segments include North America Commercial property and casualty (P&C) Insurance, North America Personal P&C Insurance, North America Agricultural Insurance, Overseas General Insurance, Global Reinsurance and Life Insurance. It offers commercial insurance products and service offerings, such as risk management programs, loss control, and engineering and complex claims management. It provides specialized insurance products to areas, such as aviation and energy. It also offers personal lines insurance coverage, including homeowners, automobile, valuables, umbrella liability and recreational marine products. In addition, it supplies personal accident, supplemental health and life insurance to individuals in select countries.

Brighthouse Financial Company Profile

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. is a provider of life insurance and annuity products in the United States. The Company offers a range of products and services, which include variable, fixed, index-linked and income annuities, as well as variable, universal, term and whole life products. These products and services are marketed through various third party retail distribution channels in the United States. Fixed income annuities provide a guaranteed monthly income for a specified period of years and/or for the life of the annuitant. The Company operating segments include Annuities, Life and Run-off.

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