Financial Contrast: Patriot National (PN) versus Its Peers

Patriot National (NYSE: PN) is one of 22 publicly-traded companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Patriot National to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.9% of Patriot National shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by institutional investors. 59.9% of Patriot National shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Patriot National and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Patriot National $232.83 million -$820,000.00 -18.00
Patriot National Competitors $11.13 billion $534.17 million 164.32

Patriot National’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Patriot National. Patriot National 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 Patriot National and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Patriot National N/A N/A N/A
Patriot National Competitors 6.14% 11.23% 2.56%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Patriot National and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Patriot National 0 2 0 0 2.00
Patriot National Competitors 116 800 851 21 2.43

Patriot National currently has a consensus target price of $7.75, suggesting a potential upside of 2,052.78%. As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 3.49%. Given Patriot National’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Patriot National is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Patriot National rivals beat Patriot National on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

Patriot National Company Profile

Patriot National, Inc. is an independent national provider of technology-enabled outsourcing solutions that help insurance carriers, employers and other clients mitigate risk and comply with complex regulations. It offers a range of end-to-end insurance related and specialty services. The Company principally offers approximately two types of services: front-end services, such as brokerage, underwriting and policyholder services, and back-end services, such as claims adjudication and administration. It also offers specialty services, including technology outsourcing and other information technology (IT) services, as well as employment pre-screening and background checks. The Company’s brokerage and policyholder services include general agency services and specialty underwriting and policyholder services provided to its insurance carrier clients. The Company’s claims administration services relate to the administration and resolution of workers’ compensation claims.

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