Genworth Financial (GNW) and Its Competitors Head-To-Head Comparison
Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) is one of 22 publicly-traded companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Genworth Financial to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and risk.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Genworth Financial and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Genworth Financial||$8.37 billion||-$277.00 million||5.09|
|Genworth Financial Competitors||$11.13 billion||$534.17 million||162.79|
This table compares Genworth Financial and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Genworth Financial Competitors||6.14%||11.23%||2.56%|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Genworth Financial and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Genworth Financial Competitors||112||799||848||21||2.44|
Genworth Financial currently has a consensus price target of $3.88, suggesting a potential upside of 13.64%. As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 3.14%. Given Genworth Financial’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Genworth Financial is more favorable than its peers.
Volatility & Risk
Genworth Financial has a beta of 2.8, meaning that its stock price is 180% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genworth Financial’s peers have a beta of 1.28, meaning that their average stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
66.8% of Genworth Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Genworth Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Genworth Financial peers beat Genworth Financial on 10 of the 13 factors compared.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial, Inc. (Genworth) is a financial security company. The Company provides insurance, wealth management, investment and financial solutions. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had more than 15 million customers, with a presence in more than 25 countries. The Company operates in Insurance, Mortgage Insurance and Corporate and Runoff. The Mortgage Insurance Division includes the business segments, such as International Mortgage Insurance and U.S. Mortgage Insurance. The Corporate and Runoff Division includes the Runoff segment and Corporate and Other activities. In September 2013, Genworth Financial, Inc closed the sale of its Wealth Management business, including Genworth Financial Wealth Management and alternative solutions provider, the Altegris companies, to a partnership of Aquiline Capital Partners and Genstar Capital.
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