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NASDAQ:JRVRJames River Group Competitors & Alternatives

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Today's Range
$44.18
Now: $44.63
$45.44
50-Day Range
$30.58
MA: $40.43
$45.00
52-Week Range
$25.34
Now: $44.63
$52.18
Volume148,900 shs
Average Volume193,084 shs
Market Capitalization$1.36 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.69%
Beta0.52

Competitors

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

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 Kemper (KMPR), Hanover Insurance Group (THG), RLI (RLI), Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL), Enstar Group (ESGR), and Axis Capital (AXS).

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

Volatility & Risk

James River Group has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kemper has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.7% of James River Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.9% of Kemper shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Kemper shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
James River Group02202.50
Kemper01313.00

James River Group presently has a consensus target price of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Kemper has a consensus target price of $82.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.84%. Given Kemper's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Kemper is more favorable than James River Group.

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 Group-2.27%4.79%0.86%
Kemper8.74%12.74%3.80%

Dividends

James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Kemper pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. 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 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Kemper has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares James River Group and Kemper's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James River Group$907.13 million1.50$38.34 million$1.4031.88
Kemper$5.04 billion0.94$531.10 million$6.2711.59

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 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Risk & Volatility

Hanover Insurance Group has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, James River Group has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hanover Insurance Group$4.89 billion0.77$425.10 million$8.1612.13
James River Group$907.13 million1.50$38.34 million$1.4031.88

Hanover Insurance Group has higher revenue and earnings than James River Group. 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

Hanover Insurance Group pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Hanover Insurance Group pays out 31.9% 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. Hanover Insurance Group has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.3% of Hanover Insurance Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Hanover Insurance 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, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hanover Insurance Group5.56%11.56%2.73%
James River Group-2.27%4.79%0.86%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Hanover Insurance Group and James River Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hanover Insurance Group00303.00
James River Group02202.50

Hanover Insurance Group currently has a consensus price target of $133.00, indicating a potential upside of 34.42%. James River Group has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Given Hanover Insurance Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Hanover Insurance Group is more favorable than James River Group.

Summary

Hanover Insurance Group beats James River Group on 13 of the 17 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 businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Risk and Volatility

RLI has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, James River Group has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

RLI pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. 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 43 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for RLI and James River Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

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

RLI currently has a consensus price target of $91.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.69%. James River Group has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Given RLI's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe RLI is more favorable than James River Group.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RLI$1.00 billion3.58$191.64 million$2.5731.14
James River Group$907.13 million1.50$38.34 million$1.4031.88

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

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
RLI7.57%11.79%3.31%
James River Group-2.27%4.79%0.86%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.0% of RLI shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of James River Group shares are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of RLI shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of James River Group shares are held by company 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.

Summary

RLI beats James River Group on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Volatility and Risk

James River Group has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kinsale Capital Group has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Kinsale Capital Group pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. 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. Kinsale Capital Group pays out 14.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Kinsale Capital Group has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for James River Group and Kinsale Capital Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
James River Group02202.50
Kinsale Capital Group01402.80

James River Group presently has a consensus price target of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Kinsale Capital Group has a consensus price target of $125.6667, indicating a potential downside of 19.23%. Given James River Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe James River Group is more favorable than Kinsale Capital Group.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James River Group$907.13 million1.50$38.34 million$1.4031.88
Kinsale Capital Group$315.89 million10.96$63.32 million$2.4164.56

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
James River Group-2.27%4.79%0.86%
Kinsale Capital Group15.33%15.05%5.41%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Kinsale Capital Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.3% of Kinsale Capital Group shares are owned 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.

Summary

Kinsale Capital Group beats James River Group on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Risk & Volatility

James River Group has a beta of 0.52, meaning that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enstar Group has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.7% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of Enstar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of Enstar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
James River Group-2.27%4.79%0.86%
Enstar Group36.46%0.96%0.21%

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James River Group$907.13 million1.50$38.34 million$1.4031.88
Enstar Group$2.57 billion1.32$938.09 millionN/AN/A

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for James River Group and Enstar Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

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

James River Group presently has a consensus target price of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Given James River Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe James River Group is more favorable than Enstar Group.

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

Risk and Volatility

James River Group has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axis Capital has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

James River Group pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Axis Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. 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. Axis Capital pays out 65.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Axis Capital has raised its dividend for 13 consecutive years. Axis Capital is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for James River Group and Axis Capital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
James River Group02202.50
Axis Capital12302.33

James River Group presently has a consensus target price of $44.00, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Axis Capital has a consensus target price of $59.50, indicating a potential upside of 50.29%. Given Axis Capital's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Axis Capital is more favorable than James River Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of James River Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of Axis Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Axis Capital shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
James River Group-2.27%4.79%0.86%
Axis Capital0.73%-0.38%-0.07%

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James River Group$907.13 million1.50$38.34 million$1.4031.88
Axis Capital$5.17 billion0.65$323.47 million$2.5215.71

Axis Capital has higher revenue and earnings than James River Group. Axis Capital 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

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

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Kemper logo
KMPR
Kemper
1.9$72.67+1.7%$4.66 billion$5.04 billion11.09Increase in Short Interest
Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
Hanover Insurance Group
2.4$98.94+0.2%$3.75 billion$4.89 billion15.29Increase in Short Interest
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
1.8$80.04+0.4%$3.60 billion$1.00 billion56.37Decrease in Short Interest
Kinsale Capital Group logo
KNSL
Kinsale Capital Group
1.5$155.58+1.2%$3.42 billion$315.89 million70.08
Enstar Group logo
ESGR
Enstar Group
1.4$152.90+0.8%$3.38 billion$2.57 billion148.45Increase in Short Interest
Axis Capital logo
AXS
Axis Capital
3.3$39.59+0.3%$3.33 billion$5.17 billion-1,979.50Increase in Short Interest
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.8$51.56+0.1%$3.08 billion$2.85 billion13.75Decrease in Short Interest
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$907.11+1.1%$2.83 billion$893.40 million2,926.26High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
National General logo
NGHC
National General
1.9$20.85+0.7%$2.37 billion$5.18 billion7.47Increase in Short Interest
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
2.8$40.99+2.7%$2.21 billion$3.97 billion50.61Decrease in Short Interest
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PLMR
Palomar
1.2$87.51+0.5%$2.12 billion$113.30 million56.83Increase in Short Interest
Horace Mann Educators logo
HMN
Horace Mann Educators
2.4$36.52+1.6%$1.52 billion$1.43 billion9.00Decrease in Short Interest
Amerisafe logo
AMSF
Amerisafe
2.1$59.67+0.5%$1.16 billion$370.37 million13.69
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.1$75.10+0.2%$1.15 billion$877.75 million17.15Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
2.8$29.40+0.3%$888.22 million$784.80 million13.93Increase in Short Interest
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
2.6$17.04+0.5%$749.80 million$1.41 billion-9.52Heavy News Reporting
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
2.1$13.99+2.2%$746.22 million$999.83 million-14.28Decrease in Short Interest
Third Point Reinsurance logo
TPRE
Third Point Reinsurance
0.8$7.48+1.9%$696.43 million$982.70 million-5.94Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.8$26.58+0.8%$664.93 million$1.20 billion-6.50Increase in Short Interest
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.5$17.37+0.3%$561.22 million$939.35 million23.79Increase in Short Interest
BlackRock TCP Capital logo
TCPC
BlackRock TCP Capital
1.8$9.26+3.0%$518.75 million$195.17 million-8.65Decrease in Short Interest
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.4$14.10+1.1%$409.31 million$812.45 million14.39Decrease in Short Interest
Heritage Insurance logo
HRTG
Heritage Insurance
2.4$12.75+0.2%$359.14 million$511.30 million12.62
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
1.9$45.41+0.6%$357.70 million$242.47 million18.02
Global Indemnity logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity
1.3$23.46+1.3%$335.36 million$604.47 million61.74Increase in Short Interest
NI logo
NODK
NI
1.1$15.12+1.7%$329.30 million$270.78 million36.88
DGICB
Donegal Group
1.4$11.30+5.0%$328.03 million$812.45 million12.84High Trading Volume
United Insurance logo
UIHC
United Insurance
2.6$7.50+0.1%$322.38 million$825.12 million-6.15Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
WTRE
Watford
1.7$16.16+0.2%$321.97 million$687.36 million-1.19Decrease in Short Interest
PTVCA
Protective Insurance
0.7$17.67+4.4%$250.57 million$495.60 million-14.25
Greenlight Capital Re logo
GLRE
Greenlight Capital Re
0.8$6.41+2.3%$232.50 million$538.15 million-4.64Increase in Short Interest
Tiptree logo
TIPT
Tiptree
1.4$6.23+2.6%$219.31 million$772.73 million-4.61
PTVCB
Protective Insurance
0.9$14.42+0.3%$204.50 million$495.60 million-11.63
FedNat logo
FNHC
FedNat
1.9$10.68+1.1%$144.39 million$414.96 million19.42
Maiden logo
MHLD
Maiden
1.2$1.38+8.7%$106.75 million$576.14 million-1.53Increase in Short Interest
KFS
Kingsway Financial Services
1.3$2.24+0.9%$51.43 million$52.64 million-3.56Decrease in Short Interest
Kingstone Companies logo
KINS
Kingstone Companies
2.4$4.41+1.4%$46.48 million$145.56 million-11.61
ICCH
ICC
0.6$11.13+1.2%$36.79 million$59.53 million0.00High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
Unico American logo
UNAM
Unico American
0.7$5.20+6.9%$27.61 million$31.37 million0.00
1347 Property Insurance logo
PIH
1347 Property Insurance
1.4$4.61+2.0%$27.43 million$5.60 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Conifer logo
CNFR
Conifer
2.1$2.59+5.4%$24.89 million$96 million-2.02Decrease in Short Interest
Atlas Financial logo
AFH
Atlas Financial
0.5$0.56+5.4%$6.98 million$221.77 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
OXBR
Oxbridge Re
0.6$1.25+11.2%$6.36 million$980,000.00-13.89High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B logo
BWINB
Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B
0.9$23.35+0.0%$0.00N/A0.00
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