Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) is one of 22 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Genworth Financial to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
68.1% of Genworth Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Genworth Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned 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.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Genworth Financial and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Genworth Financial||$8.37 billion||-$277.00 million||4.86|
|Genworth Financial Competitors||$11.13 billion||$534.17 million||156.49|
Genworth Financial’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Genworth Financial. Genworth Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Genworth Financial has a beta of 2.8, meaning that its share price is 180% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genworth Financial’s competitors have a beta of 1.39, meaning that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Genworth Financial and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Genworth Financial Competitors||112||797||846||21||2.44|
Genworth Financial currently has a consensus target price of $3.88, indicating a potential upside of 12.32%. As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 3.54%. Given Genworth Financial’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Genworth Financial is more favorable than its competitors.
This table compares Genworth Financial and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Genworth Financial Competitors||6.11%||11.12%||2.51%|
Genworth Financial competitors beat Genworth Financial on 10 of the 13 factors compared.
Genworth Financial Company Profile
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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