Montpelier Re (NYSE: MRH) is one of 85 public companies in the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Montpelier Re to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
60.2% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.7% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Montpelier Re and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Montpelier Re Competitors||686||2387||2259||50||2.31|
As a group, “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies have a potential downside of 6.21%. Given Montpelier Re’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Montpelier Re has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Montpelier Re and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Montpelier Re Competitors||6.52%||1.71%||1.29%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Montpelier Re and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Montpelier Re Competitors||$11.51 billion||$1.16 billion||159.63|
Montpelier Re’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Montpelier Re. Montpelier Re is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Montpelier Re peers beat Montpelier Re on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
About Montpelier Re
Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. is a holding company. The Company provides customized insurance and reinsurance solutions to the global market. Through its affiliates in Bermuda, it provides institutional and retail investors with direct access to the global property reinsurance market. It operates in three segments: Montpelier Bermuda, which consists of the assets and operations of Montpelier Reinsurance Ltd., which is its wholly owned operating subsidiary based in Pembroke, Bermuda and is registered as a Bermuda Class four insurer; Montpelier at Lloyd’s, which consists of the assets and operations of Montpelier Syndicate 5151, Montpelier Capital Limited, Montpelier at Lloyd’s Limited, Montpelier Underwriting Services Limited and Montpelier Underwriting Inc., and Collateralized Reinsurance, which is marketed under the name Blue Capital. Blue Capital is an asset management platform offering property catastrophe reinsurance-linked investment products to institutional and retail investors.
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