Head to Head Contrast: Enstar Group (ESGR) & Its Competitors

Enstar Group (NASDAQ: ESGR) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Enstar Group to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Enstar Group and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Enstar Group $1.13 billion $264.80 million 19.65
Enstar Group Competitors $11.13 billion $534.17 million 150.35

Enstar Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Enstar Group. Enstar Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Enstar Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Enstar Group 20.31% 6.91% 1.41%
Enstar Group Competitors 6.30% 12.12% 2.73%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.8% of Enstar Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by institutional investors. 9.9% of Enstar Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Enstar Group has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enstar Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.28, meaning that their average share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Enstar Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Enstar Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Enstar Group Competitors 109 572 697 23 2.45

As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential upside of 8.18%. Given Enstar Group’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Enstar Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Enstar Group rivals beat Enstar Group on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

Enstar Group Company Profile

Enstar Group Limited is an insurance group that offers capital release solutions and specialty underwriting capabilities through its network of group companies in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia and other international locations. The Company’s segments include Non-Life Run-Off, Atrium, StarStone, and Life and Annuities. The Non-life Run-off segment comprises the operations of its subsidiaries that are running off their property and casualty and other non-life lines of business. The Atrium segment underwrites specialist marine, energy, aerospace, non-marine and liability classes. The StarStone segment offers a range of property, casualty and specialty insurance products. The Life and Annuities Segment consists of the operations managing the Company’s closed-block of life and annuity business, and its life settlements business.

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