Fortegra Financial Corp (NYSE: FRF) is one of 2 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers – NEC” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Fortegra Financial Corp to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Fortegra Financial Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fortegra Financial Corp N/A N/A N/A
Fortegra Financial Corp Competitors -3.35% -7.54% -0.94%

Risk and Volatility

Fortegra Financial Corp has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortegra Financial Corp’s peers have a beta of 0.89, suggesting that their average stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Fortegra Financial Corp and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fortegra Financial Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Fortegra Financial Corp Competitors 1 103 53 0 2.33

As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers – NEC” companies have a potential downside of 2.68%. Given Fortegra Financial Corp’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Fortegra Financial Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fortegra Financial Corp and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Fortegra Financial Corp N/A N/A 15.58
Fortegra Financial Corp Competitors N/A N/A -456.25

Fortegra Financial Corp 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.

Summary

Fortegra Financial Corp beats its peers on 3 of the 4 factors compared.

Fortegra Financial Corp Company Profile

Fortegra Financial Corporation is specializing in insurance products and services. The Company’s business process outsourcing segment offers various administrative services under the Consecta and Pacific Benefits Group Northwest, LLC brand names to insurance and other financial services companies. The Company’s Payment Protection segment delivers credit insurance, debt protection, warranty and service contracts, and motor club solutions under the Life of the South, Continental Car Club, United Motor Club, and Auto Knight Motor Club brand names to consumer finance companies, regional banks, community banks, retailers, small loan companies, warranty administrators, automobile dealers, vacation ownership developers, and credit unions.

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