NASDAQ:JRVR

James River Group Competitors

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$49.63
Now: $50.82
$51.02
50-Day Range
$44.47
MA: $46.96
$50.07
52-Week Range
$28.03
Now: $50.82
$57.41
Volume205,011 shs
Average Volume245,245 shs
Market Capitalization$1.56 billion
P/E Ratio34.57
Dividend Yield2.43%
Beta0.48

Competitors

James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) Vs. ESGR, KMPR, LMND, RLI, THG, and SIGI

Should you be buying JRVR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to James River Group, including Enstar Group (ESGR), Kemper (KMPR), Lemonade (LMND), RLI (RLI), The Hanover Insurance Group (THG), and Selective Insurance Group (SIGI).

Enstar Group (NASDAQ:ESGR) and James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.4% of Enstar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Enstar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Enstar Group has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, James River Group has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Enstar Group and James River Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Enstar GroupN/A22.97%5.11%
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Enstar Group and James River Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Enstar Group0000N/A
James River Group02202.50

James River Group has a consensus price target of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.87%. Given James River Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe James River Group is more favorable than Enstar Group.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Enstar Group and James River Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Enstar Group$2.57 billion2.21$938.09 millionN/AN/A
James River Group$907.13 million1.72$38.34 million$1.4036.30

Enstar Group has higher revenue and earnings than James River Group.

Summary

Enstar Group beats James River Group on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) and Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.6% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.8% of Kemper shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Kemper shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

James River Group has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kemper has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares James River Group and Kemper's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%
Kemper8.58%10.59%3.22%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for James River Group and Kemper, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
James River Group02202.50
Kemper00014.00

James River Group currently has a consensus target price of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.87%. Kemper has a consensus target price of $95.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.67%. Given James River Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe James River Group is more favorable than Kemper.

Dividends

James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Kemper pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. James River Group pays out 85.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Kemper pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. James River Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Kemper has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares James River Group and Kemper's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James River Group$907.13 million1.72$38.34 million$1.4036.30
Kemper$5.04 billion1.08$531.10 million$6.2713.21

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

Summary

Kemper beats James River Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) and James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Lemonade and James River Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lemonade33302.00
James River Group02202.50

Lemonade presently has a consensus target price of $90.2857, indicating a potential upside of 2.77%. James River Group has a consensus target price of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.87%. Given James River Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe James River Group is more favorable than Lemonade.

Profitability

This table compares Lemonade and James River Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LemonadeN/AN/AN/A
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

48.4% of Lemonade shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of James River Group shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lemonade and James River Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LemonadeN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
James River Group$907.13 million1.72$38.34 million$1.4036.30

James River Group has higher revenue and earnings than Lemonade.

Summary

James River Group beats Lemonade on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

RLI (NYSE:RLI) and James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.4% of RLI shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of James River Group shares are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of RLI shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of James River Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares RLI and James River Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RLI$1.00 billion5.18$191.64 million$2.5744.78
James River Group$907.13 million1.72$38.34 million$1.4036.30

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

Dividends

RLI pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. RLI pays out 37.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. James River Group pays out 85.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. RLI has raised its dividend for 25 consecutive years and James River Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

RLI has a beta of 0.37, suggesting that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, James River Group has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for RLI and James River Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
RLI03102.25
James River Group02202.50

RLI presently has a consensus target price of $110.00, indicating a potential downside of 4.41%. James River Group has a consensus target price of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.87%. Given James River Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe James River Group is more favorable than RLI.

Profitability

This table compares RLI and James River Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
RLI13.42%11.05%3.13%
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%

Summary

RLI beats James River Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG) and James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

85.0% of The Hanover Insurance Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of The Hanover Insurance Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Hanover Insurance Group and James River Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Hanover Insurance Group$4.89 billion1.00$425.10 million$8.1616.43
James River Group$907.13 million1.72$38.34 million$1.4036.30

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

Dividends

The Hanover Insurance Group pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The Hanover Insurance Group pays out 34.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. James River Group pays out 85.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Hanover Insurance Group has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years and James River Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

The Hanover Insurance Group has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, James River Group has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for The Hanover Insurance Group and James River Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Hanover Insurance Group02302.60
James River Group02202.50

The Hanover Insurance Group presently has a consensus target price of $130.20, indicating a potential downside of 2.91%. James River Group has a consensus target price of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.87%. Given James River Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe James River Group is more favorable than The Hanover Insurance Group.

Profitability

This table compares The Hanover Insurance Group and James River Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Hanover Insurance Group6.35%10.90%2.54%
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%

Summary

The Hanover Insurance Group beats James River Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) and James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Selective Insurance Group and James River Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Selective Insurance Group02202.50
James River Group02202.50

Selective Insurance Group presently has a consensus target price of $74.00, indicating a potential downside of 4.50%. James River Group has a consensus target price of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.87%. Given James River Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe James River Group is more favorable than Selective Insurance Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.6% of Selective Insurance Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.6% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Selective Insurance Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Selective Insurance Group has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, James River Group has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Selective Insurance Group pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Selective Insurance Group pays out 22.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. James River Group pays out 85.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Selective Insurance Group has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and James River Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Selective Insurance Group and James River Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Selective Insurance Group7.05%9.84%2.42%
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Selective Insurance Group and James River Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Selective Insurance Group$2.85 billion1.63$271.62 million$4.4017.61
James River Group$907.13 million1.72$38.34 million$1.4036.30

Selective Insurance Group has higher revenue and earnings than James River Group. Selective Insurance Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than James River Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Selective Insurance Group beats James River Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


James River Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Enstar Group logo
ESGR
Enstar Group
1.1$257.07+0.4%$5.68 billion$2.57 billion5.16
Kemper logo
KMPR
Kemper
1.6$82.85+0.2%$5.42 billion$5.04 billion12.67
Lemonade logo
LMND
Lemonade
1.1$87.85+0.5%$5.38 billionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
1.9$115.08+0.3%$5.20 billion$1.00 billion41.25Upcoming Earnings
The Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
2.2$134.10+0.6%$4.88 billion$4.89 billion17.06Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.1$77.49+1.4%$4.65 billion$2.85 billion23.20Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
AXIS Capital logo
AXS
AXIS Capital
1.9$53.58+0.4%$4.54 billion$5.17 billion-28.81Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Kinsale Capital Group logo
KNSL
Kinsale Capital Group
2.3$168.47+1.1%$3.84 billion$315.89 million56.34Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
1.4$66.14+1.5%$3.66 billion$3.97 billion15.27Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$1,164.11+0.1%$3.62 billion$893.40 million37.54Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Instil Bio logo
TIL
Instil Bio
1.8$19.00+1.7%$2.39 billionN/A0.00Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Palomar logo
PLMR
Palomar
1.9$74.95+1.4%$1.92 billion$113.30 million94.87Analyst Report
Horace Mann Educators logo
HMN
Horace Mann Educators
1.3$42.23+0.0%$1.75 billion$1.43 billion14.98Increase in Short Interest
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.4$27.93+2.4%$1.51 billion$999.83 million-6.03Analyst Report
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.3$86.01+0.5%$1.28 billion$877.75 million11.58News Coverage
AMERISAFE logo
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.0$64.50+0.1%$1.25 billion$370.37 million13.52
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
1.6$39.82+1.1%$1.13 billion$784.80 million13.87Upcoming Earnings
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.4$20.51+0.2%$903.30 million$1.41 billion-22.79Analyst Downgrade
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$33.88+1.1%$851.07 million$1.20 billion-6.67
BlackRock TCP Capital logo
TCPC
BlackRock TCP Capital
1.3$14.60+0.1%$843.40 million$195.17 million35.61Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
WTRE
Watford
0.8$34.84+0.0%$692.86 million$687.36 million-7.43Analyst Upgrade
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
2.4$76.57+1.8%$660.34 million$242.47 million20.86News Coverage
ProSight Global logo
PROS
ProSight Global
1.8$12.66+0.0%$552.70 million$878.06 million16.44
ProSight Global logo
PROS
ProSight Global
1.2$12.66+0.0%$552.70 million$878.06 million13.61
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
1.8$16.41+0.2%$496.83 million$812.45 million8.97Dividend Increase
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Donegal Group logo
DGICB
Donegal Group
1.3$14.95+0.0%$452.63 million$812.45 million9.01Dividend Increase
News Coverage
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.4$13.99+0.4%$436.57 million$939.35 million-33.31
NI logo
NODK
NI
0.7$19.21+1.2%$409.54 million$270.78 million11.79Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$27.76+1.3%$399.83 million$604.47 million63.09News Coverage
Tiptree logo
TIPT
Tiptree
1.1$10.10+4.2%$328.63 million$772.73 million-8.56News Coverage
Gap Up
Protective Insurance logo
PTVCB
Protective Insurance
0.9$22.95+0.4%$324.88 million$495.60 million-85.00
Protective Insurance logo
PTVCA
Protective Insurance
0.7$22.92+0.0%$324.46 million$495.60 million-84.89
Greenlight Capital Re logo
GLRE
Greenlight Capital Re
0.7$9.02+0.1%$317.41 million$538.15 million-4.80Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
United Insurance logo
UIHC
United Insurance
1.7$7.18+0.1%$309.37 million$825.12 million-4.33Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
Heritage Insurance logo
HRTG
Heritage Insurance
2.8$10.89+0.1%$304.54 million$511.30 million16.25News Coverage
Maiden logo
MHLD
Maiden
0.6$3.43+0.3%$298.88 million$576.14 million26.39Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Kingsway Financial Services logo
KFS
Kingsway Financial Services
0.8$4.63+0.2%$105.15 million$59.95 million0.00News Coverage
Kingstone Companies logo
KINS
Kingstone Companies
1.4$8.56+0.6%$91.60 million$145.56 million-142.64Analyst Downgrade
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
FedNat logo
FNHC
FedNat
2.0$4.49+0.4%$80.03 million$414.96 million-1.31Decrease in Short Interest
ICCH
ICC
0.9$15.30+6.8%$50.43 million$59.53 million16.45
Conifer logo
CNFR
Conifer
0.8$3.61+1.7%$34.95 million$96 million-6.12Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Unico American logo
UNAM
Unico American
0.7$4.76+1.5%$25.25 million$31.37 million-1.16News Coverage
Gap Up
OXBR
Oxbridge Re
0.4$1.92+13.5%$11.00 million$980,000.00-64.00Decrease in Short Interest
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