Patriot National (NYSE: PN) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Patriot National to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Patriot National has a beta of 2.73, meaning that its stock price is 173% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Patriot National’s competitors have a beta of 1.39, meaning that their average stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Patriot National and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Patriot National $232.83 million -$820,000.00 -18.00
Patriot National Competitors $11.13 billion $534.17 million 84.17

Patriot National’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Patriot National. Patriot National 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 summary of current recommendations and price targets for Patriot National and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Patriot National 0 2 0 0 2.00
Patriot National Competitors 88 653 724 21 2.46

Patriot National presently 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 upside of 3.44%. Given Patriot National’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Patriot National is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Patriot National and its competitors’ 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 5.66% 10.77% 2.45%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.6% of Patriot National shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by institutional investors. 59.9% of Patriot National shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held 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

Patriot National competitors beat Patriot National on 10 of the 13 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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