Enstar Group (NASDAQ: ESGR) is one of 21 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Enstar Group to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Enstar Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Enstar Group 20.31% 6.91% 1.41%
Enstar Group Competitors 6.12% 12.97% 2.90%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Enstar Group $1.13 billion $264.80 million 18.99
Enstar Group Competitors $11.04 billion -$139.96 million -86.40

Enstar Group’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Enstar Group. Enstar Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

Enstar Group has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enstar Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Enstar Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Enstar Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Enstar Group Competitors 137 726 833 23 2.43

As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 3.54%. Given Enstar Group’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Enstar Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.6% of Enstar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.9% of Enstar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Enstar Group competitors beat Enstar Group on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Enstar Group Company Profile

Enstar Group Limited is an insurance group that offers capital release solutions and specialty underwriting capabilities through its network of group companies in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia and other international locations. The Company’s segments include Non-Life Run-Off, Atrium, StarStone, and Life and Annuities. The Non-life Run-off segment comprises the operations of its subsidiaries that are running off their property and casualty and other non-life lines of business. The Atrium segment underwrites specialist marine, energy, aerospace, non-marine and liability classes. The StarStone segment offers a range of property, casualty and specialty insurance products. The Life and Annuities Segment consists of the operations managing the Company’s closed-block of life and annuity business, and its life settlements business.

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