WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare WMIH to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for WMIH and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WMIH 2 0 3 0 2.20
WMIH Competitors 202 810 1036 48 2.44

WMIH presently has a consensus price target 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 rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe WMIH has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

WMIH has a beta of -1.22, meaning that its stock price is 222% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WMIH’s rivals have a beta of 1.42, meaning that their average stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares WMIH and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WMIH 229.93% 18.08% 3.40%
WMIH Competitors 12.06% -58.79% -6.91%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares WMIH and its rivals gross 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 rivals have higher revenue and earnings than WMIH. WMIH is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

41.5% of WMIH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.8% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.8% of WMIH shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

WMIH rivals beat WMIH on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About WMIH

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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