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$33.22
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$30.50
MA: $32.33
$33.95
52-Week Range
$25.53
Now: $33.29
$42.11
Volume256,230 shs
Average Volume161,665 shs
Market Capitalization$945.67 million
P/E Ratio11.60
Dividend Yield2.97%
Beta-0.03

Competitors

Employers (NYSE:EIG) Vs. BRK.B, PGR, TRV, ALL, CINF, and MKL

Should you be buying EIG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Employers, including Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), The Progressive (PGR), The Travelers Companies (TRV), The Allstate (ALL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), and Markel (MKL).

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) and Employers (NYSE:EIG) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Berkshire Hathaway and Employers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Berkshire Hathaway0000N/A
Employers01102.50

Employers has a consensus price target of $50.00, indicating a potential upside of 50.20%. Given Employers' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Employers is more favorable than Berkshire Hathaway.

Profitability

This table compares Berkshire Hathaway and Employers' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Berkshire Hathaway14.54%5.25%2.66%
Employers11.32%5.85%1.67%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

38.9% of Berkshire Hathaway shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.1% of Employers shares are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of Berkshire Hathaway shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Employers shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Berkshire Hathaway and Employers' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Berkshire Hathaway$254.62 billion2.21$81.42 billion$9.7824.59
Employers$784.80 million1.20$157.10 million$3.2010.40

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

Risk & Volatility

Berkshire Hathaway has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Employers has a beta of -0.03, suggesting that its stock price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Berkshire Hathaway beats Employers on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Employers (NYSE:EIG) and The Progressive (NYSE:PGR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.1% of Employers shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.5% of The Progressive shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of Employers shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of The Progressive shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Employers and The Progressive, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Employers01102.50
The Progressive38402.07

Employers presently has a consensus target price of $50.00, indicating a potential upside of 50.20%. The Progressive has a consensus target price of $95.7692, indicating a potential upside of 11.42%. Given Employers' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Employers is more favorable than The Progressive.

Dividends

Employers pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. The Progressive pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. Employers pays out 31.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Progressive pays out 68.5% 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. Employers has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Progressive has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Employers and The Progressive's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Employers11.32%5.85%1.67%
The Progressive12.13%28.89%7.53%

Risk & Volatility

Employers has a beta of -0.03, indicating that its share price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Progressive has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Employers and The Progressive's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Employers$784.80 million1.20$157.10 million$3.2010.40
The Progressive$39.02 billion1.29$3.97 billion$6.7212.79

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

Summary

The Progressive beats Employers on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Employers (NYSE:EIG) and The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.1% of Employers shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Employers shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Employers and The Travelers Companies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Employers01102.50
The Travelers Companies310502.11

Employers currently has a consensus target price of $50.00, indicating a potential upside of 50.20%. The Travelers Companies has a consensus target price of $135.20, indicating a potential downside of 7.08%. Given Employers' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Employers is more favorable than The Travelers Companies.

Dividends

Employers pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. The Travelers Companies pays an annual dividend of $3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Employers pays out 31.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Travelers Companies pays out 35.4% 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. Employers has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Travelers Companies has raised its dividend for 16 consecutive years. Employers is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Employers and The Travelers Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Employers11.32%5.85%1.67%
The Travelers Companies7.13%8.63%2.04%

Volatility & Risk

Employers has a beta of -0.03, meaning that its stock price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Employers and The Travelers Companies' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Employers$784.80 million1.20$157.10 million$3.2010.40
The Travelers Companies$31.58 billion1.16$2.62 billion$9.6015.16

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

Summary

The Travelers Companies beats Employers on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Employers (NYSE:EIG) and The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Employers pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. The Allstate pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Employers pays out 31.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Allstate pays out 20.7% 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. Employers has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Allstate has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Employers has a beta of -0.03, meaning that its stock price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Allstate has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Employers and The Allstate, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Employers01102.50
The Allstate05812.71

Employers currently has a consensus target price of $50.00, indicating a potential upside of 50.20%. The Allstate has a consensus target price of $119.0714, indicating a potential upside of 11.70%. Given Employers' higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Employers is more favorable than The Allstate.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.1% of Employers shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.0% of The Allstate shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Employers shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of The Allstate shares are owned 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Employers and The Allstate's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Employers$784.80 million1.20$157.10 million$3.2010.40
The Allstate$44.68 billion0.72$4.85 billion$10.4310.22

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

Profitability

This table compares Employers and The Allstate's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Employers11.32%5.85%1.67%
The Allstate10.68%16.70%3.35%

Summary

The Allstate beats Employers on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) and Employers (NYSE:EIG) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Dividends

Cincinnati Financial pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Employers pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Cincinnati Financial pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Employers pays out 31.3% 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. Cincinnati Financial has raised its dividend for 39 consecutive years and Employers has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Employers is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk & Volatility

Cincinnati Financial has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Employers has a beta of -0.03, meaning that its share price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Cincinnati Financial and Employers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cincinnati Financial22101.80
Employers01102.50

Cincinnati Financial currently has a consensus price target of $77.00, indicating a potential downside of 21.32%. Employers has a consensus price target of $50.00, indicating a potential upside of 50.20%. Given Employers' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Employers is more favorable than Cincinnati Financial.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.3% of Cincinnati Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.1% of Employers shares are held by institutional investors. 7.4% of Cincinnati Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Employers shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cincinnati Financial and Employers' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cincinnati Financial$7.92 billion1.99$2.00 billion$4.2023.30
Employers$784.80 million1.20$157.10 million$3.2010.40

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

Profitability

This table compares Cincinnati Financial and Employers' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cincinnati FinancialN/A5.14%1.88%
Employers11.32%5.85%1.67%

Summary

Cincinnati Financial beats Employers on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and Employers (NYSE:EIG) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Employers has a beta of -0.03, meaning that its stock price is 103% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Markel and Employers' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.58$1.79 billion$38.9127.98
Employers$784.80 million1.20$157.10 million$3.2010.40

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Markel and Employers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
Employers01102.50

Markel currently has a consensus price target of $1,143.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.05%. Employers has a consensus price target of $50.00, indicating a potential upside of 50.20%. Given Employers' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Employers is more favorable than Markel.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.1% of Employers shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Employers shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and Employers' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
Employers11.32%5.85%1.67%

Summary

Markel beats Employers on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Employers Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Berkshire Hathaway logo
BRK.B
Berkshire Hathaway
1.3$240.51-1.3%$563.93 billion$254.62 billion15.99
The Progressive logo
PGR
The Progressive
2.1$85.95-1.3%$50.33 billion$39.02 billion9.98Analyst Report
News Coverage
The Travelers Companies logo
TRV
The Travelers Companies
2.6$145.50-1.7%$36.70 billion$31.58 billion16.63Insider Selling
News Coverage
The Allstate logo
ALL
The Allstate
2.6$106.60-2.1%$32.29 billion$44.68 billion7.48Dividend Increase
Cincinnati Financial logo
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
2.3$97.87-0.9%$15.75 billion$7.92 billion20.18News Coverage
Markel logo
MKL
Markel
1.4$1,088.80-0.1%$15.01 billion$9.53 billion33.56Increase in Short Interest
Arch Capital Group logo
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
1.6$35.82-0.9%$14.54 billion$6.93 billion12.84
W. R. Berkley logo
WRB
W. R. Berkley
2.0$69.33-0.6%$12.30 billion$7.90 billion38.73Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
CNA Financial logo
CNA
CNA Financial
2.3$42.54-1.6%$11.55 billion$10.77 billion20.07
Fidelity National Financial logo
FNF
Fidelity National Financial
2.0$38.28-0.9%$11.24 billion$7.93 billion11.26Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$242.10-1.5%$11.18 billion$2.48 billion43.62Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Old Republic International logo
ORI
Old Republic International
1.8$19.33-1.6%$5.88 billion$7.21 billion18.07Increase in Short Interest
First American Financial logo
FAF
First American Financial
2.0$52.54-0.4%$5.77 billion$6.20 billion9.28
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
1.9$104.34-0.9%$4.71 billion$1.00 billion37.40Analyst Revision
The Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
2.1$115.35-1.4%$4.30 billion$4.89 billion14.68Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
AXIS Capital logo
AXS
AXIS Capital
1.9$50.53-0.9%$4.26 billion$5.17 billion-27.17Dividend Announcement
Increase in Short Interest
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.2$67.83-0.3%$4.06 billion$2.85 billion20.31News Coverage
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$1,195.06-0.4%$3.71 billion$893.40 million38.54Increase in Short Interest
Assured Guaranty logo
AGO
Assured Guaranty
1.4$44.22-0.9%$3.57 billion$963 million11.19Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
1.6$58.40-1.4%$3.23 billion$3.97 billion13.49Increase in Short Interest
Hilltop logo
HTH
Hilltop
1.4$33.04-1.0%$2.72 billion$1.82 billion7.85Decrease in Short Interest
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.4$24.75-2.4%$1.33 billion$999.83 million-5.35Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Stewart Information Services logo
STC
Stewart Information Services
2.1$47.20-1.5%$1.26 billion$1.94 billion12.20Gap Down
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.3$79.08-4.4%$1.18 billion$877.75 million10.64Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
AMERISAFE logo
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.0$58.52-2.2%$1.13 billion$370.37 million12.27Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.9$18.74-3.3%$821.52 million$1.41 billion-20.82Gap Up
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$29.45-1.2%$737.16 million$1.20 billion-5.80Dividend Announcement
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.1$14.89-6.8%$466.56 million$939.35 million-35.45Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
1.8$57.87-0.6%$461.92 million$242.47 million15.77News Coverage
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$29.21-1.5%$419.92 million$604.47 million66.39Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.1$13.70-2.3%$398.82 million$812.45 million7.49Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Down
MBIA logo
MBI
MBIA
1.0$7.30-3.8%$393.67 million$280 million-0.69Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Investors Title logo
ITIC
Investors Title
0.8$151.77-4.2%$287.15 million$183.50 million8.43Gap Down
Hallmark Financial Services logo
HALL
Hallmark Financial Services
1.3$3.69-3.0%$66.94 million$486.37 million-0.56Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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