WMIH (WMIH) versus Its Competitors Financial Review
WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare WMIH to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
41.5% of WMIH shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.8% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.8% of WMIH shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares WMIH and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|WMIH||$7.89 million||$25.88 million||149.00|
|WMIH Competitors||$6.37 billion||$697.72 million||18.13|
WMIH’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than WMIH. WMIH is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for WMIH and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
WMIH presently has a consensus target price of $1.66, indicating a potential upside of 11.41%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 16.62%. Given WMIH’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe WMIH has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Volatility & Risk
WMIH has a beta of -1.22, suggesting that its share price is 222% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WMIH’s peers have a beta of 1.42, suggesting that their average share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares WMIH and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
WMIH peers beat WMIH on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
WMIH Corp., through its subsidiary, WM Mortgage Reinsurance Company, Inc., engages in legacy reinsurance business with respect to mortgage insurance operated in runoff mode. The company was formerly known as WMI Holdings Corp. and changed its name to WMIH Corp. in May 2015. WMIH Corp. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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