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

Institutional and Insider 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, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

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

Earnings and 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 145.00
WMIH Competitors $6.37 billion $697.72 million 18.28

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.

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%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for WMIH and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WMIH 2 0 3 0 2.20
WMIH Competitors 203 812 1039 48 2.44

WMIH currently has a consensus target price of $1.66, indicating a potential upside of 14.48%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 14.87%. Given WMIH’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe WMIH has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

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

WMIH Company Profile

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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