Reviewing Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) and The Competition

Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Managed Health Care” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Triple-S Management Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.

Volatility & Risk

Triple-S Management Corporation has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Triple-S Management Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 0.62, meaning that their average share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

79.7% of Triple-S Management Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.6% 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, 2.6% of shares of all “Managed Health Care” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Triple-S Management Corporation and its rivals’ 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% 10.94% 3.50%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Triple-S Management Corporation and its rivals, as reported 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 81 927 1468 23 2.57

Triple-S Management Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $20.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.94%. As a group, “Managed Health Care” companies have a potential downside of 3.85%. Given Triple-S Management Corporation’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Triple-S Management Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Triple-S Management Corporation and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Triple-S Management Corporation $2.98 billion $17.43 million 31.68
Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors $50.73 billion $1.52 billion 13.61

Triple-S Management Corporation’s rivals 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 rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Triple-S Management Corporation rivals beat Triple-S Management Corporation on 12 of the 13 factors compared.

Triple-S Management Corporation Company Profile

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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