Comparison of American National Insurance Company (ANAT) and Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:BCRH)

American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) and Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:BCRH) compete with each other in the Property & Casualty Insurance sector. We will analyze and compare their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American National Insurance Company 3.33B 1.14 159.00M 15.40 9.50
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. 35.40M 1.53 28.60M -3.26 0.00

In table 1 we can see American National Insurance Company and Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 provides the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American National Insurance Company 4.77% 9.9% 1.9%
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. -80.79% -39.7% -28.4%

Risk and Volatility

American National Insurance Company?s volatility measures that it’s 15.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 0.85 beta. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.?s 34.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 volatility due to the company’s 0.66 beta.

Dividends

American National Insurance Company pays out its dividends annually at $3.28 per share and 2.29% dividend yield. On the other side, $0.9 per share with a dividend yield of 14.64% for Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.

Analyst Recommendations

The Ratings and Recommendations for American National Insurance Company and Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
American National Insurance Company 0 0 0 0.00
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. 0 1 0 2.00

Competitively Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. has a consensus target price of $11, with potential upside of 77.99%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

The shares of both American National Insurance Company and Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. are owned by institutional investors at 64.4% and 42.6% respectively. Insiders owned 23.56% of American National Insurance Company shares. Insiders Competitively, owned 38.15% of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. shares.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
American National Insurance Company -3.94% 5.05% 14.94% 12.74% 26.71% 14.92%
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. -3.53% -0.88% 9.72% -32.64% -40.09% 23.09%

For the past year American National Insurance Company was less bullish than Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.

Summary

American National Insurance Company beats on 10 of the 13 factors Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.

American National Insurance Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance products and services in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company's Life segment offers whole life, term life, universal life, variable universal life, and credit life insurance products. Its Annuity segment provides deferred, variable, and single premium immediate annuity products. The company's Health segment offers medicare supplement, supplemental, stop-loss, credit disability, and medical expense insurance. Its Property and Casualty segment provides personal lines insurance, such as auto, homeowners, boats, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and other exposures; and commercial lines of insurance, including property and casualty coverage tailored for a farm, ranch, or other agricultural business within the rural and suburban markets, as well as property, liability, and workers' compensation coverages. This segment also offers credit-related property insurance products comprising collateral or creditor protection insurance; guaranteed auto protection or guaranteed asset protection insurance; and mortgage security insurance. The company distributes its products through career and multiple-line agents, broker-dealers, independent insurance agents and brokers, managing general underwriters, and financial institutions, as well as through direct marketing channels. American National Insurance Company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Galveston, Texas.

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides collateralized reinsurance in the property catastrophe market in the United States and internationally. It also invests in various insurance-linked securities. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.