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Intact Financial (IFC) Competitors

C$226.61
-2.19 (-0.96%)
(As of 10:33 AM ET)

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

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

Intact Financial vs.

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

In the previous week, Fairfax Financial had 2 more articles in the media than Intact Financial. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Fairfax Financial and 1 mentions for Intact Financial. Fairfax Financial's average media sentiment score of 0.08 beat Intact Financial's score of -0.21 indicating that Intact Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

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

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
Fairfax FinancialC$31.89B1.07C$3.86BC$210.347.46
Intact FinancialC$29.04B1.40C$1.53BC$8.6126.57

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

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

Fairfax Financial presently has a consensus target price of C$1,820.83, indicating a potential upside of 16.01%. Intact Financial has a consensus target price of C$247.30, indicating a potential upside of 8.09%. Given Intact Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Fairfax Financial is more favorable than Intact Financial.

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

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

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
Fairfax Financial12.26% 17.26% 3.79%
Intact Financial 5.55%10.00%2.84%

Fairfax Financial pays an annual dividend of C$20.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Intact Financial pays an annual dividend of C$4.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Fairfax Financial pays out 9.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Intact Financial pays out 56.2% 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

Fairfax Financial beats Intact Financial on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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IFC vs. The Competition

MetricIntact FinancialInsurance IndustryFinancial SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$40.80BC$7.71BC$4.51BC$4.43B
Dividend Yield2.11%4.44%4.62%6.12%
P/E Ratio26.57331.94462.0525.56
Price / Sales1.4066.462,351.362,448.31
Price / Cash11.996.6247.1571.13
Price / Book2.652.371.634.05
Net IncomeC$1.53BC$638.84MC$529.90MC$266.82M
7 Day Performance-0.36%0.04%5.72%10.25%
1 Month Performance2.00%1.44%2.08%2.40%
1 Year Performance12.94%62.63%24.52%30.41%

Intact Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FFH
Fairfax Financial
2.4095 of 5 stars
C$1,550.36
-1.2%
C$1,820.83
+17.4%
+58.2%C$33.81BC$31.89B7.3747,040
DFY
Definity Financial
2.0063 of 5 stars
C$43.65
-1.3%
C$48.95
+12.1%
+21.1%C$5.03BC$3.96B14.413,442
KFS
Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS.TO)
0 of 5 stars
C$2.75
-3.5%
N/AN/AC$61.55MC$53.38M-3.00N/A
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
2.8219 of 5 stars
C$76.24
-0.9%
C$88.32
+15.8%
-1.6%C$134.94BC$50.40B12.04103,179Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
BMO
Bank of Montreal
2.6741 of 5 stars
C$130.69
-0.1%
C$134.12
+2.6%
+14.0%C$94.81BC$31.18B18.0055,767Upcoming Earnings
BN
Brookfield
0.5984 of 5 stars
C$60.07
-1.0%
C$44.00
-26.8%
+41.5%C$90.71BC$97.86B73.26240,000News Coverage
BNS
Bank of Nova Scotia
1.2191 of 5 stars
C$65.85
+0.4%
C$67.44
+2.4%
-1.8%C$80.34BC$29.40B10.7889,249News Coverage
MFC
Manulife Financial
1.0856 of 5 stars
C$35.99
-1.5%
C$37.30
+3.6%
+43.0%C$64.78BC$27.47B15.4538,000
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
1.5336 of 5 stars
C$66.12
-0.5%
C$67.23
+1.7%
+15.4%C$61.97BC$21.32B10.1148,047Upcoming Earnings
SLF
Sun Life Financial
2.3153 of 5 stars
C$69.22
-1.4%
C$76.09
+9.9%
+4.9%C$40.22BC$31.41B13.0930,941Dividend Increase
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This page (TSE:IFC) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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