NASDAQ:WTRE

Watford Competitors

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$34.81
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$34.90
50-Day Range
$34.61
MA: $34.83
$34.91
52-Week Range
$10.86
Now: $34.84
$36.79
Volume40,093 shs
Average Volume119,687 shs
Market Capitalization$692.86 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.17

Competitors

Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) Vs. TIL, PLMR, HMN, PRA, JRVR, and AMSF

Should you be buying WTRE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Watford, including Instil Bio (TIL), Palomar (PLMR), Horace Mann Educators (HMN), ProAssurance (PRA), James River Group (JRVR), and AMERISAFE (AMSF).

Instil Bio (NASDAQ:TIL) and Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Instil Bio and Watford, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Instil Bio01402.80
Watford03002.00

Instil Bio currently has a consensus price target of $29.75, suggesting a potential upside of 68.94%. Watford has a consensus price target of $17.50, suggesting a potential downside of 49.77%. Given Instil Bio's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Instil Bio is more favorable than Watford.

Profitability

This table compares Instil Bio and Watford's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Instil BioN/AN/AN/A
WatfordN/A-10.77%-2.42%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Instil Bio shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.0% of Watford shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.2% of Instil Bio shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Watford 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Instil Bio and Watford's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Instil BioN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Watford$687.36 million1.01$62.54 million$2.0017.42

Watford has higher revenue and earnings than Instil Bio.

Summary

Instil Bio beats Watford on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) and Palomar (NASDAQ:PLMR) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Watford and Palomar's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WatfordN/A-10.77%-2.42%
Palomar11.97%6.95%3.98%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Watford and Palomar, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Watford03002.00
Palomar01402.80

Watford presently has a consensus target price of $17.50, suggesting a potential downside of 49.77%. Palomar has a consensus target price of $96.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 32.63%. Given Palomar's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Palomar is more favorable than Watford.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Watford and Palomar's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Watford$687.36 million1.01$62.54 million$2.0017.42
Palomar$113.30 million16.49$10.62 million$1.7342.20

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

Risk and Volatility

Watford has a beta of 0.17, meaning that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Palomar has a beta of -0.13, meaning that its stock price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

33.0% of Watford shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.7% of Palomar shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Watford shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.7% of Palomar 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.

Summary

Palomar beats Watford on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Horace Mann Educators (NYSE:HMN) and Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.0% of Watford shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Horace Mann Educators shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Watford shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Horace Mann Educators and Watford, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Horace Mann Educators02002.00
Watford03002.00

Horace Mann Educators currently has a consensus target price of $45.00, indicating a potential upside of 8.02%. Watford has a consensus target price of $17.50, indicating a potential downside of 49.77%. Given Horace Mann Educators' higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Horace Mann Educators is more favorable than Watford.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Horace Mann Educators and Watford's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Horace Mann Educators$1.43 billion1.21$184.44 million$2.2018.94
Watford$687.36 million1.01$62.54 million$2.0017.42

Horace Mann Educators has higher revenue and earnings than Watford. Watford is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Horace Mann Educators, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Horace Mann Educators has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Watford has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Horace Mann Educators and Watford's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Horace Mann Educators9.18%7.96%1.02%
WatfordN/A-10.77%-2.42%

Summary

Horace Mann Educators beats Watford on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) and ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Watford and ProAssurance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WatfordN/A-10.77%-2.42%
ProAssurance-27.87%-6.92%-2.09%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.0% of Watford shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of ProAssurance shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Watford shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of ProAssurance shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Watford has a beta of 0.17, meaning that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ProAssurance has a beta of 0.26, meaning that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Watford and ProAssurance, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Watford03002.00
ProAssurance13102.00

Watford presently has a consensus target price of $17.50, indicating a potential downside of 49.77%. ProAssurance has a consensus target price of $23.00, indicating a potential downside of 15.16%. Given ProAssurance's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe ProAssurance is more favorable than Watford.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Watford and ProAssurance's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Watford$687.36 million1.01$62.54 million$2.0017.42
ProAssurance$999.83 million1.46$1 million($0.81)-33.47

Watford has higher earnings, but lower revenue than ProAssurance. ProAssurance is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Watford, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

ProAssurance beats Watford on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

James River Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) and Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
James River Group02202.50
Watford03002.00

James River Group currently has a consensus price target of $159.00, indicating a potential upside of 239.67%. Watford has a consensus price target of $17.50, indicating a potential downside of 49.77%. Given James River Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe James River Group is more favorable than Watford.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
James River Group6.37%9.43%1.47%
WatfordN/A-10.77%-2.42%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.6% of James River Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.0% of Watford shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of James River Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Watford shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James River Group$907.13 million1.59$38.34 million$1.4033.44
Watford$687.36 million1.01$62.54 million$2.0017.42

Watford has lower revenue, but higher earnings than James River Group. Watford 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.

Risk & Volatility

James River Group has a beta of 0.48, indicating that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Watford has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

James River Group beats Watford on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) and Watford (NASDAQ:WTRE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AMERISAFE and Watford's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERISAFE$370.37 million3.40$92.69 million$4.6014.16
Watford$687.36 million1.01$62.54 million$2.0017.42

AMERISAFE has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Watford. AMERISAFE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Watford, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.33, suggesting that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Watford has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for AMERISAFE and Watford, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMERISAFE01102.50
Watford03002.00

AMERISAFE presently has a consensus target price of $72.00, suggesting a potential upside of 10.57%. Watford has a consensus target price of $17.50, suggesting a potential downside of 49.77%. Given AMERISAFE's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than Watford.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.5% of AMERISAFE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.0% of Watford shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of AMERISAFE shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Watford shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares AMERISAFE and Watford's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMERISAFE26.84%20.22%5.99%
WatfordN/A-10.77%-2.42%

Summary

AMERISAFE beats Watford on 13 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Watford Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Instil Bio logo
TIL
Instil Bio
1.8$17.61-6.8%$2.22 billionN/A0.00Analyst Report
Palomar logo
PLMR
Palomar
1.9$73.01-4.4%$1.87 billion$113.30 million92.42
Horace Mann Educators logo
HMN
Horace Mann Educators
1.3$41.66-1.2%$1.71 billion$1.43 billion14.77Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.4$27.11-0.7%$1.46 billion$999.83 million-5.86Analyst Revision
James River Group logo
JRVR
James River Group
2.2$46.81-0.0%$1.44 billion$907.13 million31.84
AMERISAFE logo
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.0$65.12-0.8%$1.26 billion$370.37 million13.65
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.3$84.69-0.9%$1.26 billion$877.75 million11.40News Coverage
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
1.6$40.57-0.9%$1.16 billion$784.80 million14.14Upcoming Earnings
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.4$19.70-0.2%$867.63 million$1.41 billion-21.89Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
BlackRock TCP Capital logo
TCPC
BlackRock TCP Capital
1.3$14.51-0.1%$837.62 million$195.17 million35.39
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$32.98-1.6%$814.89 million$1.20 billion-6.49Analyst Downgrade
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
2.4$74.53-0.8%$637.66 million$242.47 million20.31
ProSight Global logo
PROS
ProSight Global
1.2$12.66-0.1%$553.13 million$878.06 million13.61
ProSight Global logo
PROS
ProSight Global
1.8$12.66-0.1%$552.70 million$878.06 million16.44
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
1.8$16.30-0.5%$493.50 million$812.45 million8.91Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Increase
Tiptree logo
TIPT
Tiptree
0.8$14.22-21.2%$462.69 million$772.73 million-12.05High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Donegal Group logo
DGICB
Donegal Group
1.3$14.98-1.3%$453.68 million$812.45 million9.03Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Increase
Gap Down
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.4$13.96-2.4%$425.34 million$939.35 million-33.24Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NI logo
NODK
NI
0.7$19.28-0.1%$411.98 million$270.78 million11.83Decrease in Short Interest
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$27.85-0.1%$401.07 million$604.47 million63.29
Protective Insurance logo
PTVCB
Protective Insurance
0.9$22.94-0.0%$324.74 million$495.60 million-84.96
Greenlight Capital Re logo
GLRE
Greenlight Capital Re
0.7$9.18-2.3%$315.65 million$538.15 million-4.88News Coverage
Heritage Insurance logo
HRTG
Heritage Insurance
2.8$10.59-2.6%$288.32 million$511.30 million15.81
Maiden logo
MHLD
Maiden
0.6$3.37-5.6%$277.10 million$576.14 million25.93
United Insurance logo
UIHC
United Insurance
1.8$6.03-0.8%$257.66 million$825.12 million-3.63Analyst Report
Kingsway Financial Services logo
KFS
Kingsway Financial Services
0.8$4.51-0.7%$102.43 million$59.95 million0.00
Kingstone Companies logo
KINS
Kingstone Companies
1.4$8.11-0.2%$86.79 million$145.56 million-135.14Analyst Revision
FedNat logo
FNHC
FedNat
2.0$4.52-4.4%$77.00 million$414.96 million-1.31
ICCH
ICC
0.9$15.30-8.3%$50.44 million$59.53 million16.45News Coverage
Gap Up
Conifer logo
CNFR
Conifer
0.8$3.64-1.1%$35.24 million$96 million-6.17News Coverage
Unico American logo
UNAM
Unico American
0.7$4.59-2.8%$25.01 million$31.37 million-1.12
OXBR
Oxbridge Re
0.4$1.99-5.5%$10.77 million$980,000.00-66.33Analyst Upgrade
This page was last updated on 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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