Conifer Holdings (NASDAQ: CNFR) is one of 92 public companies in the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Conifer Holdings to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Conifer Holdings -8.65% -14.14% -4.74%
Conifer Holdings Competitors 10.11% 5.33% 2.72%

Volatility and Risk

Conifer Holdings has a beta of 1.07, suggesting that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Conifer Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 0.93, suggesting that their average share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Conifer Holdings and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Conifer Holdings 0 1 0 0 2.00
Conifer Holdings Competitors 726 2559 2265 72 2.30

As a group, “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies have a potential upside of 1.79%. Given Conifer Holdings’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Conifer Holdings has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

28.9% of Conifer Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.2% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are held by institutional investors. 45.5% of Conifer Holdings shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Conifer Holdings and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Conifer Holdings $100.97 million -$7.78 million -5.27
Conifer Holdings Competitors $11.75 billion $2.00 billion 36.01

Conifer Holdings’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Conifer Holdings. Conifer Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Conifer Holdings rivals beat Conifer Holdings on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

About Conifer Holdings

Conifer Holdings, Inc. is an insurance holding company. Through its insurance company subsidiaries, the Company offers insurance coverage in both specialty commercial and specialty personal product lines. It operates through two segments: commercial lines and personal lines. It is engaged in underwriting and marketing insurance coverage, and administering claims processing for such policies. The Company offers coverage for property, liability, automobile, and other miscellaneous coverage primarily to owner-operated small and mid-sized businesses, professional organizations and hospitality businesses, such as restaurants, bars and taverns. The Company offers coverage for low-value dwelling, wind-exposed homeowners and automobile. Its personal lines products include Catastrophe coverage, including hurricane and wind coverage, to underserved homeowners in Florida, Hawaii and Texas, and Dwelling insurance.

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