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NASDAQ:AMSF

AMERISAFE Competitors

$60.28
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$59.11
Now: $60.28
$61.58
50-Day Range
$55.07
MA: $57.63
$60.00
52-Week Range
$48.02
Now: $60.28
$70.26
Volume82,870 shs
Average Volume88,740 shs
Market Capitalization$1.17 billion
P/E Ratio12.64
Dividend Yield1.80%
Beta0.33

Competitors

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) Vs. BRK.B, PGR, TRV, ALL, CINF, and MKL

Should you be buying AMSF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to AMERISAFE, including Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), The Progressive (PGR), The Travelers Companies (TRV), The Allstate (ALL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), and Markel (MKL).

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) and Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.9% of Berkshire Hathaway shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of Berkshire Hathaway shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for AMERISAFE and Berkshire Hathaway, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMERISAFE01102.50
Berkshire Hathaway0000N/A

AMERISAFE currently has a consensus target price of $72.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.44%. Given AMERISAFE's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than Berkshire Hathaway.

Risk and Volatility

AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, suggesting that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Berkshire Hathaway has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AMERISAFE and Berkshire Hathaway's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%
Berkshire Hathaway14.54%5.25%2.66%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AMERISAFE and Berkshire Hathaway's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.15$92.69 million$4.6013.10
Berkshire Hathaway$254.62 billion2.32$81.42 billion$9.7825.72

Berkshire Hathaway has higher revenue and earnings than AMERISAFE. AMERISAFE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Berkshire Hathaway, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

AMERISAFE beats Berkshire Hathaway on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) and The Progressive (NYSE:PGR) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.5% of The Progressive shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of The Progressive shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

AMERISAFE pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Progressive pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. AMERISAFE pays out 23.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Progressive pays out 68.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AMERISAFE has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Progressive has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for AMERISAFE and The Progressive, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMERISAFE01102.50
The Progressive38402.07

AMERISAFE presently has a consensus target price of $72.00, suggesting a potential upside of 19.44%. The Progressive has a consensus target price of $95.7692, suggesting a potential upside of 10.09%. Given AMERISAFE's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than The Progressive.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AMERISAFE and The Progressive's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.15$92.69 million$4.6013.10
The Progressive$39.02 billion1.31$3.97 billion$6.7212.94

The Progressive has higher revenue and earnings than AMERISAFE. The Progressive is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AMERISAFE, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares AMERISAFE and The Progressive's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%
The Progressive12.13%28.89%7.53%

Risk & Volatility

AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, suggesting that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Progressive has a beta of 0.45, suggesting that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) and AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

The Travelers Companies pays an annual dividend of $3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. AMERISAFE pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Travelers Companies pays out 35.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AMERISAFE pays out 23.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Travelers Companies has increased its dividend for 16 consecutive years and AMERISAFE has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Travelers Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

The Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Travelers Companies and AMERISAFE's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Travelers Companies$31.58 billion1.19$2.62 billion$9.6015.52
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.15$92.69 million$4.6013.10

The Travelers Companies has higher revenue and earnings than AMERISAFE. AMERISAFE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Travelers Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares The Travelers Companies and AMERISAFE's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Travelers Companies7.13%8.63%2.04%
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for The Travelers Companies and AMERISAFE, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Travelers Companies310502.11
AMERISAFE01102.50

The Travelers Companies presently has a consensus price target of $135.20, indicating a potential downside of 9.27%. AMERISAFE has a consensus price target of $72.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.44%. Given AMERISAFE's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than The Travelers Companies.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

AMERISAFE beats The Travelers Companies on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) and AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Dividends

The Allstate pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. AMERISAFE pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Allstate pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AMERISAFE pays out 23.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Allstate has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and AMERISAFE has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Allstate is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Allstate has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.0% of The Allstate shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of The Allstate shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for The Allstate and AMERISAFE, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Allstate05812.71
AMERISAFE01102.50

The Allstate currently has a consensus price target of $119.0714, indicating a potential upside of 8.89%. AMERISAFE has a consensus price target of $72.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.44%. Given AMERISAFE's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than The Allstate.

Profitability

This table compares The Allstate and AMERISAFE's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Allstate10.68%16.70%3.35%
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Allstate and AMERISAFE's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Allstate$44.68 billion0.74$4.85 billion$10.4310.48
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.15$92.69 million$4.6013.10

The Allstate has higher revenue and earnings than AMERISAFE. The Allstate is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AMERISAFE, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Allstate beats AMERISAFE on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) and Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares AMERISAFE and Cincinnati Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%
Cincinnati FinancialN/A5.14%1.88%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for AMERISAFE and Cincinnati Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMERISAFE01102.50
Cincinnati Financial22101.80

AMERISAFE currently has a consensus target price of $72.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.44%. Cincinnati Financial has a consensus target price of $77.00, indicating a potential downside of 22.90%. Given AMERISAFE's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than Cincinnati Financial.

Risk & Volatility

AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, suggesting that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cincinnati Financial has a beta of 0.59, suggesting that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AMERISAFE and Cincinnati Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.15$92.69 million$4.6013.10
Cincinnati Financial$7.92 billion2.03$2.00 billion$4.2023.78

Cincinnati Financial has higher revenue and earnings than AMERISAFE. AMERISAFE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cincinnati Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

AMERISAFE pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Cincinnati Financial pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. AMERISAFE pays out 23.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cincinnati Financial pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AMERISAFE has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Cincinnati Financial has increased its dividend for 39 consecutive years. Cincinnati Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

AMERISAFE beats Cincinnati Financial on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) and Markel (NYSE:MKL) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares AMERISAFE and Markel's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%

Risk & Volatility

AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Markel has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.6% of Markel shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Markel shares 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AMERISAFE and Markel's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.15$92.69 million$4.6013.10
Markel$9.53 billion1.59$1.79 billion$38.9128.28

Markel has higher revenue and earnings than AMERISAFE. AMERISAFE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for AMERISAFE and Markel, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMERISAFE01102.50
Markel02202.50

AMERISAFE presently has a consensus price target of $72.00, suggesting a potential upside of 19.44%. Markel has a consensus price target of $1,143.75, suggesting a potential upside of 3.94%. Given AMERISAFE's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than Markel.

Summary

Markel beats AMERISAFE on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


AMERISAFE Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Berkshire Hathaway logo
BRK.B
Berkshire Hathaway
1.3$251.55+0.9%$589.82 billion$254.62 billion16.73
The Progressive logo
PGR
The Progressive
2.1$86.99+2.1%$50.94 billion$39.02 billion10.10Earnings Announcement
Unusual Options Activity
The Travelers Companies logo
TRV
The Travelers Companies
2.6$149.02+1.1%$37.58 billion$31.58 billion17.03
The Allstate logo
ALL
The Allstate
2.4$109.35+1.7%$33.12 billion$44.68 billion7.67
Cincinnati Financial logo
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
2.3$99.87+1.2%$16.10 billion$7.92 billion20.59
Markel logo
MKL
Markel
1.4$1,100.35+0.9%$15.17 billion$9.53 billion33.92Increase in Short Interest
Arch Capital Group logo
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
1.6$35.70+1.4%$14.39 billion$6.93 billion12.80
W. R. Berkley logo
WRB
W. R. Berkley
2.0$70.68+1.1%$12.54 billion$7.90 billion39.49Analyst Upgrade
CNA Financial logo
CNA
CNA Financial
2.3$43.30+0.8%$11.75 billion$10.77 billion20.42
Fidelity National Financial logo
FNF
Fidelity National Financial
2.0$37.23+4.3%$10.84 billion$7.93 billion10.95Analyst Upgrade
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$228.48+6.1%$10.55 billion$2.48 billion41.17
Old Republic International logo
ORI
Old Republic International
1.7$20.15+0.4%$6.13 billion$7.21 billion18.83Dividend Increase
Increase in Short Interest
First American Financial logo
FAF
First American Financial
2.0$51.02+3.8%$5.60 billion$6.20 billion9.01High Trading Volume
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
1.9$105.72+0.8%$4.77 billion$1.00 billion37.89
The Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
2.2$120.11+0.8%$4.37 billion$4.89 billion15.28Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
AXIS Capital logo
AXS
AXIS Capital
1.9$49.15+1.6%$4.15 billion$5.17 billion-26.42Increase in Short Interest
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.2$68.39+1.1%$4.10 billion$2.85 billion20.48
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$1,111.09+4.8%$3.44 billion$893.40 million35.83Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
1.6$60.41+0.4%$3.34 billion$3.97 billion13.95Increase in Short Interest
Assured Guaranty logo
AGO
Assured Guaranty
1.4$43.19+0.0%$3.31 billion$963 million10.93Insider Selling
Hilltop logo
HTH
Hilltop
1.4$34.36+0.1%$2.82 billion$1.82 billion8.16Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.4$25.81+0.1%$1.39 billion$999.83 million-5.57Dividend Announcement
Stewart Information Services logo
STC
Stewart Information Services
2.1$47.85+0.4%$1.28 billion$1.94 billion12.36Dividend Increase
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.3$81.74+0.5%$1.22 billion$877.75 million11.00Insider Selling
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
2.3$34.88+1.6%$990.84 million$784.80 million12.15Ex-Dividend
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$31.54+0.6%$791.24 million$1.20 billion-6.21
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.8$17.58+0.7%$770.67 million$1.41 billion-19.53
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
2.2$70.92+1.9%$566.08 million$242.47 million19.32Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.2$14.86+1.7%$463.72 million$939.35 million-35.38Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$29.38+1.1%$422.37 million$604.47 million66.77News Coverage
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.1$14.35+0.1%$417.74 million$812.45 million7.84
MBIA logo
MBI
MBIA
1.0$7.51+5.5%$405.00 million$280 million-0.71Earnings Announcement
Investors Title logo
ITIC
Investors Title
0.8$159.39+1.7%$301.56 million$183.50 million8.85
Hallmark Financial Services logo
HALL
Hallmark Financial Services
1.3$3.51+8.3%$63.68 million$486.37 million-0.53Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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