Comparing Montpelier Re (NYSE:MRH) & Its Rivals

Montpelier Re (NYSE: MRH) is one of 84 publicly-traded companies in the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Montpelier Re to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Montpelier Re and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Montpelier Re N/A N/A 11.09
Montpelier Re Competitors $11.94 billion $1.20 billion 169.82

Montpelier Re’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Montpelier Re. Montpelier Re 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Montpelier Re and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Montpelier Re 0 0 0 0 N/A
Montpelier Re Competitors 690 2402 2280 54 2.31

As a group, “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies have a potential downside of 7.69%. Given Montpelier Re’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Montpelier Re has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Montpelier Re and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Montpelier Re 35.71% 13.24% 6.70%
Montpelier Re Competitors 6.97% 2.35% 1.48%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.2% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.0% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Montpelier Re competitors beat Montpelier Re on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

Montpelier Re Company Profile

Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. is a holding company. The Company provides customized insurance and reinsurance solutions to the global market. Through its affiliates in Bermuda, it provides institutional and retail investors with direct access to the global property reinsurance market. It operates in three segments: Montpelier Bermuda, which consists of the assets and operations of Montpelier Reinsurance Ltd., which is its wholly owned operating subsidiary based in Pembroke, Bermuda and is registered as a Bermuda Class four insurer; Montpelier at Lloyd’s, which consists of the assets and operations of Montpelier Syndicate 5151, Montpelier Capital Limited, Montpelier at Lloyd’s Limited, Montpelier Underwriting Services Limited and Montpelier Underwriting Inc., and Collateralized Reinsurance, which is marketed under the name Blue Capital. Blue Capital is an asset management platform offering property catastrophe reinsurance-linked investment products to institutional and retail investors.

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