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$43.28
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$43.28
$44.13
50-Day Range
$39.85
$45.12
52-Week Range
$26.33
$45.57
Volume3,856 shs
Average Volume7,404 shs
Market Capitalization$634.44 million
P/E Ratio154.58
Dividend Yield1.01%
Beta0.72

Competitors

Independence (NYSE:IHC) Vs. MET, PRU, AFL, LNC, PRI, and UNM

Should you be buying IHC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "life & health insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Independence, including MetLife (MET), Prudential Financial (PRU), Aflac (AFL), Lincoln National (LNC), Primerica (PRI), and Unum Group (UNM).

Independence (NYSE:IHC) and MetLife (NYSE:MET) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Independence$374.45 million1.69$12.40 millionN/AN/A
MetLife$69.62 billion0.80$5.90 billion$6.1110.38

MetLife has higher revenue and earnings than Independence.

Volatility & Risk

Independence has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MetLife has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

20.3% of Independence shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.4% of MetLife shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Independence shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of MetLife 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.

Profitability

This table compares Independence and MetLife's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Independence0.98%2.53%1.09%
MetLife8.82%8.17%0.77%

Dividends

Independence pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. MetLife pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. MetLife pays out 31.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Independence has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and MetLife has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Independence and MetLife, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Independence0000N/A
MetLife011202.92

MetLife has a consensus price target of $61.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.82%. Given MetLife's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MetLife is more favorable than Independence.

Summary

MetLife beats Independence on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Independence (NYSE:IHC) and Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Independence and Prudential Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Independence$374.45 million1.69$12.40 millionN/AN/A
Prudential Financial$58.13 billion0.70$4.19 billion$11.698.83

Prudential Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Independence.

Volatility & Risk

Independence has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Prudential Financial has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

20.3% of Independence shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.5% of Prudential Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Independence shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Prudential Financial 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.

Profitability

This table compares Independence and Prudential Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Independence0.98%2.53%1.09%
Prudential Financial-0.12%6.06%0.44%

Dividends

Independence pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Prudential Financial pays an annual dividend of $4.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Prudential Financial pays out 39.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Independence has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Prudential Financial has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Independence and Prudential Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Independence0000N/A
Prudential Financial09202.18

Prudential Financial has a consensus price target of $95.0833, suggesting a potential downside of 7.86%. Given Prudential Financial's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Prudential Financial is more favorable than Independence.

Summary

Prudential Financial beats Independence on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Independence (NYSE:IHC) and Aflac (NYSE:AFL) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Independence$374.45 million1.69$12.40 millionN/AN/A
Aflac$22.31 billion1.66$3.30 billion$4.4412.26

Aflac has higher revenue and earnings than Independence.

Volatility & Risk

Independence has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aflac has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

20.3% of Independence shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.0% of Aflac shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Independence shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Aflac 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.

Profitability

This table compares Independence and Aflac's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Independence0.98%2.53%1.09%
Aflac21.11%12.12%2.28%

Dividends

Independence pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Aflac pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Aflac pays out 29.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Independence has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Aflac has raised its dividend for 39 consecutive years. Aflac is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Independence and Aflac, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Independence0000N/A
Aflac16102.00

Aflac has a consensus price target of $50.4545, suggesting a potential downside of 7.34%. Given Aflac's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Aflac is more favorable than Independence.

Summary

Aflac beats Independence on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Independence (NYSE:IHC) and Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Independence and Lincoln National's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Independence0.98%2.53%1.09%
Lincoln National4.28%5.09%0.30%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Independence and Lincoln National, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Independence0000N/A
Lincoln National17402.25

Lincoln National has a consensus price target of $59.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 10.95%. Given Lincoln National's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Lincoln National is more favorable than Independence.

Volatility & Risk

Independence has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lincoln National has a beta of 2.26, suggesting that its stock price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

20.3% of Independence shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.7% of Lincoln National shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Independence shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Lincoln National 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Independence and Lincoln National's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Independence$374.45 million1.69$12.40 millionN/AN/A
Lincoln National$17.26 billion0.74$886 million$8.707.67

Lincoln National has higher revenue and earnings than Independence.

Dividends

Independence pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Lincoln National pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Lincoln National pays out 19.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Independence has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Lincoln National has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Lincoln National beats Independence on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Primerica (NYSE:PRI) and Independence (NYSE:IHC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Primerica and Independence's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Primerica17.65%23.65%2.80%
Independence0.98%2.53%1.09%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Primerica and Independence, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Primerica00403.00
Independence0000N/A

Primerica presently has a consensus price target of $165.00, suggesting a potential upside of 7.11%. Given Primerica's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Primerica is more favorable than Independence.

Risk & Volatility

Primerica has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Independence has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.0% of Primerica shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.3% of Independence shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Primerica shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Independence 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Primerica and Independence's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Primerica$2.05 billion2.96$366.39 million$8.4318.27
Independence$374.45 million1.69$12.40 millionN/AN/A

Primerica has higher revenue and earnings than Independence.

Dividends

Primerica pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Independence pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Primerica pays out 22.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Primerica has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Independence has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Summary

Primerica beats Independence on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) and Independence (NYSE:IHC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Unum Group and Independence's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Unum Group8.00%10.29%1.56%
Independence0.98%2.53%1.09%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Unum Group and Independence, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Unum Group24001.67
Independence0000N/A

Unum Group presently has a consensus price target of $26.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 9.26%. Given Unum Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Unum Group is more favorable than Independence.

Risk & Volatility

Unum Group has a beta of 1.78, indicating that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Independence has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.0% of Unum Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.3% of Independence shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Unum Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Independence 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Unum Group and Independence's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Unum Group$12.00 billion0.49$1.10 billion$5.435.34
Independence$374.45 million1.69$12.40 millionN/AN/A

Unum Group has higher revenue and earnings than Independence.

Dividends

Unum Group pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Independence pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Unum Group pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Unum Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Independence has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Summary

Unum Group beats Independence on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Independence Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
MetLife logo
MET
MetLife
2.6$63.42-2.1%$55.52 billion$69.62 billion10.41Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Prudential Financial logo
PRU
Prudential Financial
2.3$103.20-1.7%$40.66 billion$58.13 billion-286.67Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Buyback Announcement
Analyst Revision
Aflac logo
AFL
Aflac
2.2$54.45-1.4%$37.01 billion$22.31 billion8.51
Lincoln National logo
LNC
Lincoln National
2.7$66.69-2.1%$12.70 billion$17.26 billion17.46Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Primerica logo
PRI
Primerica
2.0$154.05-2.2%$6.08 billion$2.05 billion16.55Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
Unum Group logo
UNM
Unum Group
2.1$29.02-3.0%$5.93 billion$12.00 billion6.23Earnings Announcement
CNO Financial Group logo
CNO
CNO Financial Group
2.1$26.31-2.3%$3.46 billion$4.02 billion8.30Dividend Increase
American Equity Investment Life logo
AEL
American Equity Investment Life
2.0$29.75-1.8%$2.84 billion$3.46 billion3.17Analyst Revision
FBL Financial Group logo
FFG
FBL Financial Group
1.7$60.80-0.0%$1.48 billion$774.68 million18.94Analyst Report
National Western Life Group logo
NWLI
National Western Life Group
1.1$247.60-4.1%$900.27 million$819.19 million9.23News Coverage
Citizens logo
CIA
Citizens
0.8$5.55-3.1%$280.61 million$250.54 million-46.25
This page was last updated on 5/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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