Infinity Property and Casualty (NASDAQ: IPCC) is one of 150 public companies in the “INSURANCE” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Infinity Property and Casualty to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Infinity Property and Casualty and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Infinity Property and Casualty||$1.52 billion||$45.38 million||28.35|
|Infinity Property and Casualty Competitors||$15.88 billion||$1.31 billion||8.92|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Infinity Property and Casualty and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Infinity Property and Casualty||0||1||1||0||2.50|
|Infinity Property and Casualty Competitors||930||3950||4492||215||2.42|
Infinity Property and Casualty presently has a consensus target price of $113.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.00%. As a group, “INSURANCE” companies have a potential upside of 1.54%. Given Infinity Property and Casualty’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Infinity Property and Casualty has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
97.3% of Infinity Property and Casualty shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of shares of all “INSURANCE” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Infinity Property and Casualty shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.2% of shares of all “INSURANCE” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Infinity Property and Casualty and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Infinity Property and Casualty||2.98%||7.57%||2.19%|
|Infinity Property and Casualty Competitors||4.12%||3.23%||0.91%|
Infinity Property and Casualty pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Infinity Property and Casualty pays out 56.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “INSURANCE” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.7% and pay out 24.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Infinity Property and Casualty has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years.
Risk & Volatility
Infinity Property and Casualty has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Infinity Property and Casualty’s peers have a beta of 0.94, suggesting that their average share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Infinity Property and Casualty peers beat Infinity Property and Casualty on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About Infinity Property and Casualty
Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Personal Auto, Commercial Vehicle and Classic Collector (its segments are Personal Auto and Commercial Vehicle). The Company writes personal automobile insurance with a concentration on nonstandard automobile insurance, commercial vehicle insurance and classic collector automobile insurance. The Company offers personal and commercial automobile insurance in states, including Arizona, California, Florida and Texas. Personal Automobile is its insurance product, which provides coverage to individuals for liability to others for bodily injury and property damage and for physical damage to an insured’s own vehicle from collision and various other perils. Commercial Vehicle provides coverage to businesses for liability to others for bodily injury and property damage and for physical damage to vehicles from collision. Classic Collector provides protection for classic collectible automobiles.
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