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RLI (RLI) Competitors

$147.07
+0.85 (+0.58%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

RLI vs. SIGI, AXS, THG, WTM, MCY, CNA, CINF, WRB, ESGR, and KMPR

Should you be buying RLI stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of RLI include Selective Insurance Group (SIGI), AXIS Capital (AXS), The Hanover Insurance Group (THG), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), Mercury General (MCY), CNA Financial (CNA), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), W. R. Berkley (WRB), Enstar Group (ESGR), and Kemper (KMPR). These companies are all part of the "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" industry.

RLI vs.

RLI (NYSE:RLI) and Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, media sentiment and dividends.

RLI currently has a consensus price target of $157.67, suggesting a potential upside of 7.21%. Selective Insurance Group has a consensus price target of $105.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.72%. Given RLI's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe RLI is more favorable than Selective Insurance Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RLI
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Selective Insurance Group
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

In the previous week, RLI had 1 more articles in the media than Selective Insurance Group. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for RLI and 7 mentions for Selective Insurance Group. Selective Insurance Group's average media sentiment score of 1.26 beat RLI's score of 1.09 indicating that Selective Insurance Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
RLI
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Selective Insurance Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

79.2% of RLI shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.7% of Selective Insurance Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of RLI shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Selective Insurance Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Selective Insurance Group received 46 more outperform votes than RLI when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.12% of users gave Selective Insurance Group an outperform vote while only 55.58% of users gave RLI an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RLIOutperform Votes
259
55.58%
Underperform Votes
207
44.42%
Selective Insurance GroupOutperform Votes
305
61.12%
Underperform Votes
194
38.88%

RLI has a beta of 0.38, meaning that its share price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Selective Insurance Group has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RLI$1.51B4.44$304.61M$6.6222.22
Selective Insurance Group$4.23B1.50$365.24M$5.8317.97

RLI has a net margin of 20.15% compared to Selective Insurance Group's net margin of 8.57%. RLI's return on equity of 17.02% beat Selective Insurance Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RLI20.15% 17.02% 4.53%
Selective Insurance Group 8.57%14.43%3.22%

RLI pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Selective Insurance Group pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. RLI pays out 16.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Selective Insurance Group pays out 24.0% 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.

Summary

RLI beats Selective Insurance Group on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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RLI vs. The Competition

MetricRLIFire, marine, & casualty insurance IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$6.72B$39.22B$8.02B$17.70B
Dividend Yield0.74%2.48%10.53%3.55%
P/E Ratio22.2216.9456.4124.92
Price / Sales4.441.553,656.336.73
Price / Cash28.2421.5227.7115.38
Price / Book4.752.112.615.46
Net Income$304.61M$3.93B$994.53M$981.14M
7 Day Performance-0.08%1.04%0.23%1.35%
1 Month Performance6.77%11.67%0.66%2.89%
1 Year Performance8.28%28.91%11.11%94.27%

RLI Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
4.5912 of 5 stars
$102.25
-1.4%
$105.50
+3.2%
+4.0%$6.20B$4.23B17.542,650Positive News
AXS
AXIS Capital
4.0111 of 5 stars
$61.74
-0.3%
$66.00
+6.9%
+0.5%$5.26B$5.59B15.362,064Ex-Dividend
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
3.1701 of 5 stars
$134.32
-1.1%
$140.00
+4.2%
-6.2%$4.80B$5.99B142.904,600Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
Positive News
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
2.1827 of 5 stars
$1,765.00
-2.5%
N/A+23.6%$4.52B$2.17B8.89803Positive News
Gap Down
MCY
Mercury General
4.4822 of 5 stars
$50.77
+0.2%
$33.00
-35.0%
+45.9%$2.81B$4.63B29.184,100Positive News
High Trading Volume
CNA
CNA Financial
2.6331 of 5 stars
$44.32
-0.3%
$45.50
+2.7%
-2.1%$12.01B$13.30B10.006,300
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
4.5561 of 5 stars
$110.94
-0.8%
$113.67
+2.5%
-6.2%$17.41B$10.01B9.515,148Analyst Revision
Positive News
WRB
W. R. Berkley
4.6971 of 5 stars
$81.98
-0.8%
$83.56
+1.9%
+22.4%$21.14B$12.14B16.208,186Ex-Dividend
Analyst Revision
ESGR
Enstar Group
1.5766 of 5 stars
$290.56
+2.6%
N/A+23.9%$4.66B$789M6.95792Short Interest ↑
KMPR
Kemper
4.3498 of 5 stars
$59.19
-1.3%
$70.67
+19.4%
-8.5%$3.81B$4.94B-13.938,100

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This page (NYSE:RLI) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff