Enstar Group (NASDAQ: ESGR) is one of 22 publicly-traded companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Enstar Group to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
87.6% of Enstar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.9% of Enstar Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Enstar Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Enstar Group Competitors||5.56%||11.76%||2.67%|
Risk and Volatility
Enstar Group has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enstar Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Enstar Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Enstar Group Competitors||138||822||873||23||2.42|
As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 3.59%. Given Enstar Group’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Enstar Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Enstar Group and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Enstar Group||$1.13 billion||$264.80 million||18.99|
|Enstar Group Competitors||$11.04 billion||-$139.96 million||-136.15|
Enstar Group’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Enstar Group. Enstar Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Enstar Group competitors beat Enstar Group on 6 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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