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Primerica (PRI) Competitors

$210.20
-1.44 (-0.68%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)

PRI vs. LNC, AEL, VOYA, JXN, FG, BHF, RGA, GNW, AEG, and CRBG

Should you be buying Primerica stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Primerica include Lincoln National (LNC), American Equity Investment Life (AEL), Voya Financial (VOYA), Jackson Financial (JXN), F&G Annuities & Life (FG), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Genworth Financial (GNW), Aegon (AEG), and Corebridge Financial (CRBG). These companies are all part of the "life insurance" industry.

Primerica vs.

Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) and Primerica (NYSE:PRI) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, community ranking and media sentiment.

Lincoln National currently has a consensus price target of $28.45, indicating a potential upside of 4.50%. Primerica has a consensus price target of $245.50, indicating a potential upside of 16.79%. Given Lincoln National's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Primerica is more favorable than Lincoln National.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lincoln National
2 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.91
Primerica
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20

In the previous week, Primerica had 9 more articles in the media than Lincoln National. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for Primerica and 10 mentions for Lincoln National. Primerica's average media sentiment score of 0.73 beat Lincoln National's score of 0.62 indicating that Lincoln National is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lincoln National
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Primerica
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
12 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Lincoln National pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.6%. Primerica pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Lincoln National pays out -36.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Primerica pays out 18.9% 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. Primerica has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years. Lincoln National is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

72.8% of Lincoln National shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.9% of Primerica shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Lincoln National shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Primerica shares are owned 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.

Primerica has a net margin of 20.37% compared to Primerica's net margin of -6.46%. Lincoln National's return on equity of 27.83% beat Primerica's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lincoln National-6.46% 20.81% 0.28%
Primerica 20.37%27.83%3.92%

Primerica received 328 more outperform votes than Lincoln National when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.99% of users gave Primerica an outperform vote while only 51.60% of users gave Lincoln National an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Lincoln NationalOutperform Votes
484
51.60%
Underperform Votes
454
48.40%
PrimericaOutperform Votes
812
68.99%
Underperform Votes
365
31.01%

Lincoln National has a beta of 1.81, indicating that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Primerica has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lincoln National$11.65B0.40-$752M-$4.99-5.46
Primerica$2.82B2.59$576.60M$15.8813.24

Summary

Primerica beats Lincoln National on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PRI vs. The Competition

MetricPrimericaLife insurance IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$7.29B$16.35B$8.25B$17.08B
Dividend Yield1.40%3.28%10.78%3.62%
P/E Ratio13.249.2958.7924.71
Price / Sales2.591.103,579.609.66
Price / Cash8.4517.3528.1416.98
Price / Book3.561.262.224.84
Net Income$576.60M$1.06B$1.00B$969.88M
7 Day Performance-5.74%-1.04%-1.66%-3.85%
1 Month Performance-14.67%-6.39%-1.83%-2.84%
1 Year Performance15.46%17.25%9.44%77.36%

Primerica Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LNC
Lincoln National
4.877 of 5 stars
$27.30
-2.1%
$28.45
+4.2%
+27.3%$4.64B$11.65B-5.4711,024
AEL
American Equity Investment Life
2.3729 of 5 stars
$55.14
+0.0%
$52.50
-4.8%
+45.9%$4.38B$2.84B25.77995
VOYA
Voya Financial
4.9541 of 5 stars
$67.17
-0.5%
$82.50
+22.8%
-11.4%$6.81B$7.35B12.379,000
JXN
Jackson Financial
2.329 of 5 stars
$64.04
-0.2%
$61.80
-3.5%
+72.7%$4.96B$3.16B6.533,840
FG
F&G Annuities & Life
1.2529 of 5 stars
$36.22
+0.9%
$38.33
+5.8%
+88.7%$4.57B$4.31B-75.461,165
BHF
Brighthouse Financial
2.5308 of 5 stars
$47.35
+0.8%
$51.14
+8.0%
+8.3%$2.98B$4.12B-2.551,500
RGA
Reinsurance Group of America
4.7801 of 5 stars
$180.62
-0.6%
$194.38
+7.6%
+28.9%$11.88B$18.57B13.453,900
GNW
Genworth Financial
3.462 of 5 stars
$5.82
-0.7%
$7.00
+20.4%
-4.9%$2.56B$7.49B-581,500.002,700News Coverage
Positive News
AEG
Aegon
0.2338 of 5 stars
$5.88
-0.7%
N/A+31.0%$15.60B$11.24B0.0020,634Analyst Upgrade
CRBG
Corebridge Financial
3.8144 of 5 stars
$26.81
+0.6%
$29.08
+8.5%
+59.2%$16.69B$18.88B15.865,700

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This page (NYSE:PRI) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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