The Navigators Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:NAVG)

About The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)

The Navigators Group logoThe Navigators Group, Inc. is an insurance holding company. The Company is an international insurance company focused on marine insurance. The Company's segments include U.S. Insurance, International Insurance (Int'l Insurance), Global Reinsurance (GlobalRe) and Corporate. The Company's Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance business primarily offers general liability coverage, and umbrella and excess liability coverage to commercial enterprises through its U.S. Insurance and Int'l Insurance segments. It also offers reinsurance products through its GlobalRe segment. It distributes its products through international, national and regional, retail and wholesale insurance brokers. The Company's U.S. Insurance and Int'l Insurance segments consists of three segments, such as Marine, Property and Casualty (P&C) and Professional Liability. Its GlobalRe products include accident & health (A&H), marine, P&C and professional liability.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:NAVG
  • CUSIP: 63890410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,498,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.47
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $54.98
  • 52 Week Range: $45.38 - $62.04
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.786
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.34
  • P/E Growth: 5.580
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.40
  • Book Value: $42.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.39
  • Annual Dividend: $0.24
  • Dividend Yield: 0.4%
  • EBITDA: $135.66 million
  • Net Margins: 6.86%
  • Return on Equity: 6.53%
  • Return on Assets: 1.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 0.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.43%
  • Average Volume: 69,925 shs.
  • Beta: 0.79
  • Short Ratio: 2.52

Frequently Asked Questions for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)

What is The Navigators Group's stock symbol?

The Navigators Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NAVG."

How often does The Navigators Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Navigators Group?

The Navigators Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 22nd. View The Navigators Group's Dividend History.

When did The Navigators Group's stock split? How did The Navigators Group's stock split work?

The Navigators Group shares split on Friday, January 20th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, December 6th 2016. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, January 19th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of The Navigators Group stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were The Navigators Group's earnings last quarter?

The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.08. The firm earned $293.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $297.82 million. The Navigators Group had a return on equity of 6.53% and a net margin of 6.86%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.54 EPS. View The Navigators Group's Earnings History.

When will The Navigators Group make its next earnings announcement?

The Navigators Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for The Navigators Group.

Where is The Navigators Group's stock going? Where will The Navigators Group's stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for The Navigators Group's stock. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate The Navigators Group's share price to reach $57.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for The Navigators Group.

What are analysts saying about The Navigators Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about The Navigators Group stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "The Navigators Group, Inc. is a holding company with twelve active wholly owned subsidiaries. They primarily write marine, onshore energy, engineering and construction insurance, and a contractors' general liability program. As underwritten by Navigators, marine insurance includes hull, energy, liability and cargo; onshore energy primarily covers property damage with an emphasis on the oil and petrochemical sectors; and engineering and construction primarily covers construction projects including machinery, equipment and loss of use due to delays. " (10/17/2017)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We also expected two points of catastrophe losses; the earnings release did not mention catastrophe losses for the quarter." (8/4/2017)

Who are some of The Navigators Group's key competitors?

Who are The Navigators Group's key executives?

The Navigators Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stanley A. Galanski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Ciro M. DeFalco, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Michael J. Casella, President -Navigators International
  • Patrick J. Milner, President - NavTech
  • James L. Rhyner, President - Navigators Pro Division
  • Jeff L. Saunders, President - Navigators Specialty
  • Vincent C. Tizzio, President, Chief Executive Officer of Navigators Management Company, Inc
  • Richard Scott Eisdorfer, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Emily B. Miner, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • H. Clay Bassett Jr., Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

Who owns The Navigators Group stock?

The Navigators Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (4.52%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.05%). Company insiders that own The Navigators Group stock include Colin Sprott, Jeff L Saunders, Patricia H Roberts, R Scott Eisdorfer, Stanley A Galanski, Stephen R Coward, Terence N Deeks and Vincent C Tizzio. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Navigators Group.

Who sold The Navigators Group stock? Who is selling The Navigators Group stock?

The Navigators Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The Navigators Group stock in the last year include Colin Sprott, Jeff L Saunders, R Scott Eisdorfer, Stanley A Galanski, Stephen R Coward and Vincent C Tizzio. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Navigators Group.

Who bought The Navigators Group stock? Who is buying The Navigators Group stock?

The Navigators Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Navigators Group.

How do I buy The Navigators Group stock?

Shares of The Navigators Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The Navigators Group's stock price today?

One share of The Navigators Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.83.

MarketBeat Community Rating for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ NAVG)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  63 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  171 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  234
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Navigators Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $57.00 (3.10% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Price Target History for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Analysts' Ratings History for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$56.00N/AView Rating Details
8/4/2017Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
6/22/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$58.00HighView Rating Details
11/17/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Earnings by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Earnings History by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ NAVG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.56N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.58$0.66$297.82 million$293.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.69$0.68$297.34 million$308.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$0.62$0.58$301.37 million$284.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$1.32$1.40$283.02 million$305.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$0.79$0.81$270.31 million$267.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$1.22$1.36$279.80 million$286.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$1.41$1.19$276.17 million$274.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$1.37$1.37$245.92 million$268.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$1.33$1.34$249.54 million$258.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$1.43$1.43$282.10 million$236.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$1.30$1.25$266.85 million$250.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q214$1.08$1.79$251.10 million$269.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q2$1.00$1.04$244.87 million$231.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1$0.97$1.45$227.93 million$253.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2014Q413$0.91$1.13$221.03 million$248.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q313$0.74$1.60$220.52 million$224.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.78$0.82$222.78 million$22.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.73$0.75$217.05 million$221.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012($0.32)$0.59$219.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.70$0.69$205.96 million$220.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.73$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.39$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.68$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.65$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.70$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.77$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.25$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.36
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$1.60$1.60$1.60
Q2 20172$0.54$0.61$0.58
Q3 20172($0.64)($0.62)($0.63)
Q4 20172$0.48$0.57$0.53
Q1 20181$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20181$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q3 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20181$0.40$0.40$0.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Most Recent Dividend:9/14/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:0.41%
Payout Ratio:8.48% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
18.32% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
9.52% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)

Dividend History by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ NAVG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 24.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.91%
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/31/2017R Scott EisdorferSVPSell2,200$55.82$122,804.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2017R Scott EisdorferSVPSell3,183$55.84$177,738.72View SEC Filing  
8/18/2017Patricia H RobertsDirectorBuy1,355$55.29$74,917.95View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017R Scott EisdorferSVPSell100$56.30$5,630.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017R Scott EisdorferSVPSell10,985$56.33$618,785.05View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017R Scott EisdorferSVPSell3,532$56.32$198,922.24View SEC Filing  
6/13/2017Stanley A. GalanskiCEOSell25,000$54.12$1,353,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2017Vincent C. TizzioCEOSell20,000$52.68$1,053,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Colin SprottInsiderSell10,000$52.73$527,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Stephen R. CowardInsiderSell1,250$108.03$135,037.50View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016R Scott EisdorferSVPSell2,000$104.69$209,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Jeff L. SaundersInsiderSell4,000$93.72$374,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016R Scott EisdorferSVPSell2,760$92.44$255,134.40View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Vincent C. TizzioCEOSell2,238$82.00$183,516.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Terence N. DeeksDirectorSell9,142$85.41$780,818.22View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Terence N DeeksDirectorSell6,856$77.38$530,517.28View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Terence N DeeksDirectorSell3,144$77.70$244,288.80View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014H Clay Bassett JrSVPSell6,000$71.87$431,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014David PlatterDirectorBuy1,500$61.49$92,235.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Stanley GalanskiCEOSell30,000$62.60$1,878,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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