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AMD   181.86 (+10.69%)
BABA   76.12 (+0.70%)
T   16.59 (-2.41%)
F   12.12 (-0.16%)
MU   85.91 (+5.42%)
CGC   3.37 (-2.03%)
GE   151.67 (+1.74%)
DIS   107.63 (-0.04%)
AMC   4.42 (-3.28%)
PFE   27.55 (-0.43%)
PYPL   58.35 (+1.51%)
XOM   104.76 (-0.09%)
QQQ   438.07 (+2.93%)
AAPL   184.37 (+1.12%)
MSFT   411.65 (+2.35%)
META   486.13 (+3.87%)
GOOGL   144.09 (+1.08%)
AMZN   174.58 (+3.55%)
TSLA   197.41 (+1.36%)
NVDA   785.38 (+16.40%)
NIO   5.85 (-2.01%)
AMD   181.86 (+10.69%)
BABA   76.12 (+0.70%)
T   16.59 (-2.41%)
F   12.12 (-0.16%)
MU   85.91 (+5.42%)
CGC   3.37 (-2.03%)
GE   151.67 (+1.74%)
DIS   107.63 (-0.04%)
AMC   4.42 (-3.28%)
PFE   27.55 (-0.43%)
PYPL   58.35 (+1.51%)
XOM   104.76 (-0.09%)

HCI Group (HCI) Competitors

$96.13
+0.63 (+0.66%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

HCI vs. AMSF, PRA, UFCS, EIG, UVE, DGICA, GBLI, SAFT, MCY, and TIPT

Should you be buying HCI Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of HCI Group include AMERISAFE (AMSF), ProAssurance (PRA), United Fire Group (UFCS), Employers (EIG), Universal Insurance (UVE), Donegal Group (DGICA), Global Indemnity Group (GBLI), Safety Insurance Group (SAFT), Mercury General (MCY), and Tiptree (TIPT). These companies are all part of the "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" industry.

HCI Group vs.

AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) and HCI Group (NYSE:HCI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, media sentiment, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking and risk.

AMERISAFE has a net margin of 20.78% compared to AMERISAFE's net margin of 8.36%. AMERISAFE's return on equity of 25.25% beat HCI Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AMERISAFE20.78% 17.42% 4.48%
HCI Group 8.36%25.25%2.63%

AMERISAFE currently has a consensus target price of $58.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.81%. HCI Group has a consensus target price of $93.33, suggesting a potential downside of 2.91%. Given HCI Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe AMERISAFE is more favorable than HCI Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AMERISAFE
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
HCI Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

AMERISAFE has a beta of 0.32, suggesting that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HCI Group has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

HCI Group received 11 more outperform votes than AMERISAFE when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.94% of users gave HCI Group an outperform vote while only 57.62% of users gave AMERISAFE an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AMERISAFEOutperform Votes
223
57.62%
Underperform Votes
164
42.38%
HCI GroupOutperform Votes
234
60.94%
Underperform Votes
150
39.06%

In the previous week, AMERISAFE had 17 more articles in the media than HCI Group. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for AMERISAFE and 0 mentions for HCI Group. HCI Group's average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat AMERISAFE's score of 0.00 indicating that AMERISAFE is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
AMERISAFE Positive
HCI Group Neutral

96.9% of AMERISAFE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of HCI Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of AMERISAFE shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 25.3% of HCI Group 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.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERISAFE$294.74M3.29$55.60M$3.3115.26
HCI Group$499.56M1.65-$58.51M$4.3422.15

AMERISAFE pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. HCI Group pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. AMERISAFE pays out 41.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. HCI Group pays out 36.9% 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. AMERISAFE has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years. AMERISAFE is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

HCI Group beats AMERISAFE on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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HCI vs. The Competition

MetricHCI GroupFire, marine, & casualty insurance IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$825.76M$40.39B$8.12B$17.40B
Dividend Yield1.64%2.78%10.30%3.57%
P/E Ratio22.1518.5960.6523.20
Price / Sales1.651.46435.545.28
Price / CashN/A42.7429.8917.89
Price / Book5.222.022.166.35
Net Income-$58.51M$37.86M$800.41M$869.26M
7 Day Performance-1.43%0.09%-0.69%-1.01%
1 Month Performance7.07%8.21%-0.48%1.78%
1 Year Performance92.22%19.98%3.88%76.53%

HCI Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.8198 of 5 stars
$49.25
-3.0%
$58.00
+17.8%
-9.9%$944.62M$294.74M14.88354News Coverage
PRA
ProAssurance
4.4764 of 5 stars
$12.95
-4.8%
$19.00
+46.7%
-32.4%$660.06M$1.11B-21.581,083Upcoming Earnings
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.9398 of 5 stars
$21.43
-3.9%
$18.00
-16.0%
-17.3%$541.32M$980.29M-18.471,091
EIG
Employers
2.9884 of 5 stars
$42.29
-0.6%
$51.50
+21.8%
+5.6%$1.09B$713.50M9.57676Earnings Report
Analyst Report
UVE
Universal Insurance
4.7947 of 5 stars
$16.48
-1.8%
$21.00
+27.4%
+38.5%$481.05M$1.22B7.041,223News Coverage
DGICA
Donegal Group
1.7009 of 5 stars
$14.33
-3.4%
$15.00
+4.7%
-4.6%$476.47M$848.22M46.23873News Coverage
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
0 of 5 stars
$28.66
-4.1%
N/A-4.2%$388.06M$628.53M18.61355Gap Down
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
2.1883 of 5 stars
$83.25
-2.0%
N/A-1.8%$1.23B$797.56M39.46538Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
MCY
Mercury General
4.3406 of 5 stars
$40.51
+0.4%
$33.00
-18.5%
+42.0%$2.24B$3.64B-22.024,300
TIPT
Tiptree
0.6103 of 5 stars
$16.31
-2.9%
N/A+3.6%$599.39M$1.40B85.851,304News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:HCI) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff