Fortegra Financial Corp (FRF) and Its Competitors Financial Review
Fortegra Financial Corp (NYSE: FRF) is one of 22 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Fortegra Financial Corp to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and risk.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Fortegra Financial Corp and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fortegra Financial Corp||N/A||N/A||15.58|
|Fortegra Financial Corp Competitors||$11.13 billion||$534.17 million||139.74|
Fortegra Financial Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Fortegra Financial Corp. Fortegra Financial Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Fortegra Financial Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Fortegra Financial Corp||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Fortegra Financial Corp Competitors||6.11%||11.12%||2.51%|
Volatility and Risk
Fortegra Financial Corp has a beta of 0.89, indicating that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortegra Financial Corp’s peers have a beta of 1.39, indicating that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Fortegra Financial Corp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Fortegra Financial Corp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Fortegra Financial Corp Competitors||112||796||844||21||2.44|
As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 3.67%. Given Fortegra Financial Corp’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Fortegra Financial Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
62.2% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.4% 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.
Fortegra Financial Corp peers beat Fortegra Financial Corp on 8 of the 8 factors compared.
About Fortegra Financial Corp
Fortegra Financial Corporation is specializing in insurance products and services. The Company’s business process outsourcing segment offers various administrative services under the Consecta and Pacific Benefits Group Northwest, LLC brand names to insurance and other financial services companies. The Company’s Payment Protection segment delivers credit insurance, debt protection, warranty and service contracts, and motor club solutions under the Life of the South, Continental Car Club, United Motor Club, and Auto Knight Motor Club brand names to consumer finance companies, regional banks, community banks, retailers, small loan companies, warranty administrators, automobile dealers, vacation ownership developers, and credit unions.
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