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Fairfax Financial (FFH) Competitors

C$1,592.75
-13.06 (-0.81%)
(As of 10:26 AM ET)

FFH vs. IFC, DFY, KFS, TD, BN, BMO, BNS, MFC, CM, and SLF

Should you be buying Fairfax Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Fairfax Financial include Intact Financial (IFC), Definity Financial (DFY), Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS.TO) (KFS), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Brookfield (BN), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Manulife Financial (MFC), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), and Sun Life Financial (SLF).

Fairfax Financial vs.

Intact Financial (TSE:IFC) and Fairfax Financial (TSE:FFH) are both large-cap financial services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and community ranking.

54.4% of Intact Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.7% of Fairfax Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Intact Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Fairfax Financial shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Intact Financial and Intact Financial both had 1 articles in the media. Fairfax Financial's average media sentiment score of 0.50 beat Intact Financial's score of 0.10 indicating that Intact Financial is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Intact Financial
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Fairfax Financial
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Intact Financial received 229 more outperform votes than Fairfax Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.81% of users gave Intact Financial an outperform vote while only 63.35% of users gave Fairfax Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Intact FinancialOutperform Votes
611
68.81%
Underperform Votes
277
31.19%
Fairfax FinancialOutperform Votes
382
63.35%
Underperform Votes
221
36.65%

Fairfax Financial has a net margin of 12.26% compared to Fairfax Financial's net margin of 5.55%. Intact Financial's return on equity of 17.26% beat Fairfax Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intact Financial5.55% 10.00% 2.84%
Fairfax Financial 12.26%17.26%3.79%

Fairfax Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Intact Financial. Fairfax Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Intact Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Intact FinancialC$29.04B1.47C$1.53BC$8.6127.83
Fairfax FinancialC$31.89B1.10C$3.86BC$210.347.63

Intact Financial has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fairfax Financial has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Intact Financial pays an annual dividend of C$4.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Fairfax Financial pays an annual dividend of C$20.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Intact Financial pays out 56.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fairfax Financial pays out 9.6% 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.

Intact Financial currently has a consensus price target of C$247.30, suggesting a potential upside of 3.22%. Fairfax Financial has a consensus price target of C$1,820.83, suggesting a potential upside of 13.39%. Given Intact Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fairfax Financial is more favorable than Intact Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intact Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88
Fairfax Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Summary

Fairfax Financial beats Intact Financial on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FFH 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 TSE 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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FFH vs. The Competition

MetricFairfax FinancialInsurance IndustryFinancial SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$35.02BC$9.67BC$2.99BC$5.50B
Dividend Yield1.31%4.54%4.63%5.58%
P/E Ratio7.63361.68498.3624.65
Price / Sales1.1083.342,292.851,722.90
Price / Cash2.356.9948.2480.05
Price / Book1.702.121.523.45
Net IncomeC$3.86BC$786.48MC$379.54MC$287.75M
7 Day Performance1.58%-0.43%0.43%0.24%
1 Month Performance6.09%2.29%1.97%4.69%
1 Year Performance61.71%20.12%8.82%25.21%

Fairfax Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IFC
Intact Financial
0.5918 of 5 stars
0.59 / 5 stars
C$237.67
+0.6%
C$247.30
+4.1%
+22.8%C$42.38BC$29.04B27.6030,000
DFY
Definity Financial
1.3999 of 5 stars
1.40 / 5 stars
C$45.58
+0.8%
C$48.95
+7.4%
+30.4%C$5.25BC$3.96B15.043,442News Coverage
KFS
Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS.TO)
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$2.75
-3.5%
N/AN/AC$61.55MC$53.38M-3.00N/A
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
1.0981 of 5 stars
1.10 / 5 stars
C$77.37
+0.8%
C$86.97
+12.4%
-6.2%C$136.17BC$51.50B13.16103,179Positive News
BN
Brookfield
0.7031 of 5 stars
0.70 / 5 stars
C$62.73
+2.4%
C$44.00
-29.9%
+37.2%C$97.23BC$97.86B78.41240,000
BMO
Bank of Montreal
3.6052 of 5 stars
3.61 / 5 stars
C$118.09
+1.0%
C$131.30
+11.2%
-2.9%C$85.67BC$31.18B16.2055,767Dividend Increase
News Coverage
Positive News
BNS
Bank of Nova Scotia
1.5081 of 5 stars
1.51 / 5 stars
C$64.15
+0.4%
C$66.70
+4.0%
-2.1%C$78.90BC$29.52B10.5989,249News Coverage
MFC
Manulife Financial
0.802 of 5 stars
0.80 / 5 stars
C$37.00
-0.3%
C$37.60
+1.6%
+41.2%C$66.60BC$27.47B16.2338,000Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
1.1649 of 5 stars
1.16 / 5 stars
C$66.99
-0.4%
C$69.27
+3.4%
+18.9%C$62.79BC$21.32B10.2748,047
SLF
Sun Life Financial
3.3336 of 5 stars
3.33 / 5 stars
C$68.54
+0.5%
C$76.18
+11.1%
+0.4%C$39.83BC$31.41B13.1830,941Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (TSE:FFH) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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