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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market

Selective Insurance Group (SIGI) Competitors

$102.49
+1.07 (+1.06%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

SIGI vs. RLI, AXS, THG, WTM, MCY, MAX, LMND, ROOT, CNA, and CINF

Should you be buying Selective Insurance Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Selective Insurance Group include RLI (RLI), AXIS Capital (AXS), The Hanover Insurance Group (THG), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), Mercury General (MCY), MediaAlpha (MAX), Lemonade (LMND), Root (ROOT), CNA Financial (CNA), and Cincinnati Financial (CINF).

Selective Insurance Group vs.

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) and RLI (NYSE:RLI) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, community ranking, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and dividends.

Selective Insurance Group has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RLI has a beta of 0.37, indicating that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Selective Insurance Group$4.23B1.47$365.24M$5.8317.58
RLI$1.51B4.24$304.61M$6.6221.18

In the previous week, Selective Insurance Group had 2 more articles in the media than RLI. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Selective Insurance Group and 8 mentions for RLI. Selective Insurance Group's average media sentiment score of 0.68 beat RLI's score of -0.09 indicating that Selective Insurance Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Selective Insurance Group
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
RLI
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Selective Insurance Group pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. RLI pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Selective Insurance Group pays out 24.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RLI pays out 16.3% 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.

82.9% of Selective Insurance Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.9% of RLI shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Selective Insurance Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.1% of RLI 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.

Selective Insurance Group received 46 more outperform votes than RLI when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.96% of users gave Selective Insurance Group an outperform vote while only 55.67% of users gave RLI an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Selective Insurance GroupOutperform Votes
306
60.96%
Underperform Votes
196
39.04%
RLIOutperform Votes
260
55.67%
Underperform Votes
207
44.33%

RLI has a net margin of 20.15% compared to Selective Insurance Group's net margin of 8.57%. RLI's return on equity of 17.02% beat Selective Insurance Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Selective Insurance Group8.57% 14.43% 3.22%
RLI 20.15%17.02%4.53%

Selective Insurance Group currently has a consensus target price of $105.17, indicating a potential upside of 2.61%. RLI has a consensus target price of $160.25, indicating a potential upside of 14.29%. Given RLI's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe RLI is more favorable than Selective Insurance Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Selective Insurance Group
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
RLI
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Summary

RLI beats Selective Insurance Group on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SIGI vs. The Competition

MetricSelective Insurance GroupFire, marine, & casualty insurance IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$6.23B$39.21B$8.79B$7.32B
Dividend Yield1.37%5.21%10.09%3.97%
P/E Ratio17.5814.7242.1216.66
Price / Sales1.471.55194.9681.89
Price / Cash15.6020.4914.9934.38
Price / Book2.252.012.374.15
Net Income$365.24M$3.85B$1.00B$214.00M
7 Day Performance1.28%1.00%-0.27%-3.51%
1 Month Performance-1.55%-0.71%-2.94%-6.05%
1 Year Performance5.91%48.22%11.51%3.98%

Selective Insurance Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RLI
RLI
4.1711 of 5 stars
$137.98
+1.3%
$160.25
+16.1%
-4.7%$6.31B$1.51B20.841,099Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
AXS
AXIS Capital
3.6872 of 5 stars
$61.25
+0.1%
$67.33
+9.9%
+10.2%$5.19B$5.64B15.242,048News Coverage
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
3.0241 of 5 stars
$129.16
+1.1%
$140.83
+9.0%
+5.1%$4.64B$5.99B137.414,800
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
1.0169 of 5 stars
$1,709.10
+0.8%
N/A+17.5%$4.39B$2.17B8.61782Positive News
MCY
Mercury General
4.4061 of 5 stars
$53.37
+2.6%
$33.00
-38.2%
+73.0%$2.96B$4.63B30.674,100Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
MAX
MediaAlpha
1.2909 of 5 stars
$19.29
+0.3%
$18.20
-5.7%
+108.8%$1.27B$388.15M-21.67137
LMND
Lemonade
2.0445 of 5 stars
$16.05
-1.8%
$17.11
+6.6%
+25.4%$1.13B$429.80M-4.711,258
ROOT
Root
0.9146 of 5 stars
$61.84
-2.5%
$15.88
-74.3%
+1,202.3%$902.86M$455M-6.04680News Coverage
CNA
CNA Financial
2.1785 of 5 stars
$43.25
+0.1%
$46.50
+7.5%
+11.6%$11.72B$13.30B9.766,300Analyst Revision
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
4.2725 of 5 stars
$117.07
+0.2%
$123.57
+5.6%
+12.2%$18.34B$10.01B10.035,426Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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