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NYSE:UVE

Universal Insurance Stock Competitors

$15.07
-0.15 (-0.99%)
(As of 11/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.94
$15.31
50-Day Range
$12.63
$15.70
52-Week Range
$12.62
$16.57
Volume
174,347 shs
Average Volume
162,871 shs
Market Capitalization
$469.70 million
P/E Ratio
9.36
Dividend Yield
4.20%
Beta
1.07

Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE) Vs. PGR, TRV, ALL, CINF, MKL, ACGL, FNF, WRB, CNA, and FAF

Should you be buying Universal Insurance stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Universal Insurance include Progressive (PGR), Travelers Companies (TRV), Allstate (ALL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), Markel (MKL), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), Fidelity National Financial (FNF), W. R. Berkley (WRB), CNA Financial (CNA), and First American Financial (FAF). These companies are all part of the "property & casualty insurance" industry.

Universal Insurance vs.

Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) and Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, media sentiment, community ranking, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Travelers Companies received 298 more outperform votes than Universal Insurance when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.21% of users gave Universal Insurance an outperform vote while only 58.85% of users gave Travelers Companies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Travelers CompaniesOutperform Votes
542
58.85%
Underperform Votes
379
41.15%
Universal InsuranceOutperform Votes
244
64.21%
Underperform Votes
136
35.79%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Travelers Companies$31.98 billion1.13$2.70 billion$14.2510.31
Universal Insurance$1.07 billion0.44$19.10 million$1.619.36

83.2% of Travelers Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of Universal Insurance shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Travelers Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.0% of Universal Insurance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Travelers Companies has a net margin of 10.64% compared to Universal Insurance's net margin of 4.61%. Travelers Companies' return on equity of 12.15% beat Universal Insurance's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Travelers Companies 10.64% 12.15% 2.95%
Universal Insurance 4.61% 8.63% 2.04%

Travelers Companies currently has a consensus price target of $162.38, indicating a potential upside of 10.50%. Given Travelers Companies' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Travelers Companies is more favorable than Universal Insurance.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Travelers Companies
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.23
Universal Insurance
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Travelers Companies pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Universal Insurance pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Travelers Companies pays out 24.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Universal Insurance pays out 39.8% 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. Travelers Companies has increased its dividend for 17 consecutive years.

Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.75, meaning that its share price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Universal Insurance has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Travelers Companies had 4 more articles in the media than Universal Insurance. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Travelers Companies and 2 mentions for Universal Insurance. Universal Insurance's average media sentiment score of 0.58 beat Travelers Companies' score of -0.16 indicating that Universal Insurance is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Travelers Companies
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Universal Insurance
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Travelers Companies beats Universal Insurance on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding UVE and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE) vs. Its Competitors

TypeUniversal InsuranceFire, marine, & casualty insurance IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$469.70M$7.59B$8.12B$15.13B
Dividend Yield4.20%2.53%4.86%3.18%
P/E Ratio9.3613.8112.0021.98
Price / Sales0.443.863,216.8132.39
Price / CashN/A44.1334.1527.75
Price / Book0.951.632.828.73
Net Income$19.10M$395.64M$568.39M$382.10M
7 Day Performance-3.46%-5.56%-3.15%-3.91%
1 Month Performance2.03%-4.98%-2.60%-4.24%
1 Year Performance7.95%23.74%28.73%28.47%

Universal Insurance Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PGR
Progressive
2.3065 of 5 stars
$92.94
-2.2%
$95.23
-2.5%
+7.4%$54.38B$42.66B13.4943,326High Trading Volume
TRV
Travelers Companies
2.9046 of 5 stars
$146.95
-3.7%
$162.38
-10.5%
+13.4%$36.15B$31.98B10.3130,600High Trading Volume
ALL
Allstate
3.0298 of 5 stars
$108.72
-4.1%
$133.77
-23.0%
+8.6%$31.17B$44.79B10.0542,160News Coverage
High Trading Volume
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
2.5965 of 5 stars
$113.90
-4.0%
$127.80
-12.2%
+52.2%$18.35B$7.54B7.335,266High Trading Volume
MKL
Markel
2.3431 of 5 stars
$1,194.82
-4.1%
$1,275.00
-6.7%
+23.8%$16.33B$9.74B6.8918,900
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
2.7581 of 5 stars
$40.38
-3.3%
$46.11
-14.2%
+26.3%$15.59B$8.53B8.144,500
FNF
Fidelity National Financial
2.9898 of 5 stars
$48.91
-2.1%
$60.00
-22.7%
+36.6%$13.92B$10.78B5.2627,058High Trading Volume
WRB
W. R. Berkley
2.731 of 5 stars
$76.64
-3.7%
$85.00
-10.9%
+23.4%$13.54B$8.10B13.767,495High Trading Volume
CNA
CNA Financial
3.0981 of 5 stars
$41.64
-3.4%
$52.00
-24.9%
+22.7%$11.30B$10.81B8.595,800
FAF
First American Financial
2.4031 of 5 stars
$74.18
-1.2%
$73.00
-1.6%
+52.2%$8.14B$7.09B6.5619,597
ORI
Old Republic International
3.1698 of 5 stars
$23.96
-3.9%
$30.00
-25.2%
+33.9%$7.36B$7.17B5.039,000Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
RLI
RLI
2.4731 of 5 stars
$102.78
-2.5%
$115.00
-11.9%
+6.8%$4.65B$983.63M17.51869
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.8148 of 5 stars
$75.54
-2.1%
$84.75
-12.2%
+21.0%$4.54B$2.92B10.752,400
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
3.0781 of 5 stars
$121.75
-3.8%
$146.00
-19.9%
+8.9%$4.33B$4.83B10.684,300Insider Buying
News Coverage
AXS
AXIS Capital
3.0631 of 5 stars
$49.68
-2.2%
$58.67
-18.1%
-2.0%$4.21B$4.84B10.971,921Short Interest ↓
Positive News
AGO
Assured Guaranty
3.0498 of 5 stars
$48.97
-4.7%
$65.00
-32.7%
+61.5%$3.42B$1.12B14.11412Short Interest ↓
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
1.4515 of 5 stars
$1,002.90
-2.8%
N/A+7.2%$3.03B$1.18B17.361,366
MCY
Mercury General
2.6098 of 5 stars
$51.02
-1.4%
N/A+12.4%$2.83B$3.78B7.364,300
HTH
Hilltop
2.5565 of 5 stars
$34.03
-1.8%
$32.70
-3.9%
+39.2%$2.69B$2.24B6.584,900
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.7648 of 5 stars
$51.46
-0.1%
$18.00
-65.0%
+233.7%$2.29B$1.48B31.772,025Short Interest ↓
STC
Stewart Information Services
2.2698 of 5 stars
$71.22
-2.3%
$70.00
-1.7%
+66.6%$1.92B$2.29B6.485,800
PRA
ProAssurance
2.3348 of 5 stars
$23.00
-0.4%
$27.67
-20.3%
+39.8%$1.24B$874.94M9.83827
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
2.0231 of 5 stars
$77.27
-0.3%
N/A+4.2%$1.16B$846.25M7.65586Positive News
HCI
HCI Group
2.2365 of 5 stars
$110.40
-5.9%
$106.67
-3.4%
+121.2%$1.13B$310.44M178.06436
EIG
Employers
3.5115 of 5 stars
$38.61
-0.8%
$49.00
-26.9%
+21.9%$1.08B$711.40M8.70691
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.7498 of 5 stars
$53.09
-0.9%
$70.00
-31.9%
-4.4%$1.03B$339.48M11.34394High Trading Volume
MBI
MBIA
1.4864 of 5 stars
$11.76
-3.8%
N/A+87.0%$639.82M$282M-1.5689
UFCS
United Fire Group
2.9498 of 5 stars
$20.92
-0.4%
$33.00
-57.7%
-9.4%$524.70M$1.07B38.741,165News Coverage
High Trading Volume
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.9965 of 5 stars
$13.60
-2.4%
N/A-3.1%$426.07M$777.82M11.83873
ITIC
Investors Title
1.7165 of 5 stars
$216.00
-0.4%
N/A+22.9%$409.10M$236.41M6.33426
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
2.0648 of 5 stars
$26.00
-0.6%
N/A-3.4%$376.51M$583.55M76.47390Short Interest ↓
Positive News
HALL
Hallmark Financial Services
1.8565 of 5 stars
$4.00
-7.0%
N/A+26.6%$72.69M$478.74M11.43424
MIG
VanEck Vectors Moody's Analytics IG Corporate Bond ETF
1.0464 of 5 stars
$24.81
-0.2%
N/AN/A$14.89MN/A0.00N/AHigh Trading Volume
This page was last updated on 11/30/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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