National Western Life Group (NWLI) Competitors

$487.53
+0.28 (+0.06%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

NWLI vs. VERY, CIA, AEL, LNC, GNW, BHF, FG, JXN, VOYA, and GCMG

Should you be buying National Western Life Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of National Western Life Group include Vericity (VERY), Citizens (CIA), American Equity Investment Life (AEL), Lincoln National (LNC), Genworth Financial (GNW), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), F&G Annuities & Life (FG), Jackson Financial (JXN), Voya Financial (VOYA), and GCM Grosvenor (GCMG). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

National Western Life Group vs.

National Western Life Group (NASDAQ:NWLI) and Vericity (NASDAQ:VERY) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings.

National Western Life Group has a net margin of 13.05% compared to Vericity's net margin of -5.57%. National Western Life Group's return on equity of 3.96% beat Vericity's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
National Western Life Group13.05% 3.96% 0.74%
Vericity -5.57%-9.13%-1.23%

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
National Western Life Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Vericity
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

In the previous week, Vericity had 15 more articles in the media than National Western Life Group. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Vericity and 1 mentions for National Western Life Group. National Western Life Group's average media sentiment score of 0.54 beat Vericity's score of -0.20 indicating that National Western Life Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
National Western Life Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Vericity
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

81.6% of National Western Life Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.9% of Vericity shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.5% of National Western Life Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of Vericity 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.

National Western Life Group has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vericity has a beta of 0.14, meaning that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
National Western Life Group$703.35M2.52$94.43M$26.7018.26
Vericity$177.57M0.95-$9.89M-$0.68-16.63

National Western Life Group received 135 more outperform votes than Vericity when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.50% of users gave Vericity an outperform vote while only 54.35% of users gave National Western Life Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
National Western Life GroupOutperform Votes
150
54.35%
Underperform Votes
126
45.65%
VericityOutperform Votes
15
62.50%
Underperform Votes
9
37.50%

Summary

National Western Life Group beats Vericity on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NWLI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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NWLI vs. The Competition

MetricNational Western Life GroupLife insurance IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.77B$16.32B$8.25B$7.47B
Dividend Yield0.07%3.23%10.60%3.98%
P/E Ratio18.2610.6662.2419.39
Price / Sales2.521.193,576.4989.70
Price / Cash17.9718.3828.0128.59
Price / Book0.731.282.204.31
Net Income$94.43M$1.02B$997.39M$213.83M
7 Day Performance0.15%3.93%2.37%1.35%
1 Month Performance-0.59%-4.05%-0.99%-4.08%
1 Year Performance91.64%21.35%12.88%7.92%

National Western Life Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VERY
Vericity
0 of 5 stars
$11.31
-0.5%
N/A+53.5%$168.24M$177.57M-16.63458
CIA
Citizens
0.2328 of 5 stars
$2.08
+3.0%
N/A-6.3%$103.11M$240.68M4.33232
AEL
American Equity Investment Life
3.1046 of 5 stars
$56.26
+0.7%
$52.50
-6.7%
+51.4%$4.47B$2.84B26.29995Positive News
LNC
Lincoln National
4.8792 of 5 stars
$28.73
+1.7%
$28.45
-1.0%
+37.1%$4.88B$11.65B-5.7611,024
GNW
Genworth Financial
3.5654 of 5 stars
$6.09
+1.3%
$7.00
+15.0%
+1.6%$2.67B$7.49B-608,500.002,700Upcoming Earnings
Options Volume
Positive News
BHF
Brighthouse Financial
2.8946 of 5 stars
$49.90
+1.5%
$51.14
+2.5%
+14.8%$3.12B$4.12B-2.691,500Positive News
FG
F&G Annuities & Life
1.3912 of 5 stars
$38.15
+2.5%
$38.33
+0.5%
+101.1%$4.82B$4.50B-79.481,165Upcoming Earnings
JXN
Jackson Financial
2.595 of 5 stars
$69.52
+3.7%
$61.80
-11.1%
+90.9%$5.38B$3.16B7.093,840
VOYA
Voya Financial
4.9645 of 5 stars
$68.94
-0.1%
$82.50
+19.7%
-10.5%$6.99B$7.35B12.709,000Upcoming Earnings
GCMG
GCM Grosvenor
1.3122 of 5 stars
$9.47
+0.5%
$10.40
+9.8%
+18.2%$1.77B$445M-32.66538News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:NWLI) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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