Hippo (NYSE:HIPO – Get Rating) is one of 94 publicly-traded companies in the “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Hippo to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.
This is a summary of current ratings for Hippo and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Hippo currently has a consensus target price of $4.69, indicating a potential upside of 237.41%. As a group, “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies have a potential upside of 14.50%. Given Hippo’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Hippo is more favorable than its competitors.
Volatility & Risk
Hippo has a beta of 0.22, suggesting that its stock price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hippo’s competitors have a beta of 0.77, suggesting that their average stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Hippo and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hippo||$91.20 million||-$371.40 million||-0.22|
|Hippo Competitors||$13.34 billion||$2.88 billion||71.56|
Hippo’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Hippo. Hippo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Hippo and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Insider and Institutional Ownership
35.2% of Hippo shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.6% of shares of all “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Hippo competitors beat Hippo on 10 of the 13 factors compared.
Hippo Company Profile (Get Rating)
Hippo Holdings Inc. provides home protection insurance in the United States and the District of Columbia. Its insurance products include homeowners’ insurance against risks of fire, wind, and theft; and commercial and personal lines of products. The company distributes insurance products and services through its technology platform; and offers its policies online, over the phone, or through licensed insurance agents. It provides care and protection for homeowners, as well as operates an integrated home protection platform. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
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