Chubb (CB) and The Competition Head to Head Analysis

Chubb (NYSE: CB) is one of 15 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Chubb to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Chubb and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chubb 12.15% 7.22% 2.20%
Chubb Competitors 6.81% 9.88% 2.25%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Chubb and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chubb 0 2 9 0 2.82
Chubb Competitors 109 674 752 22 2.44

Chubb currently has a consensus target price of $160.30, suggesting a potential upside of 9.70%. As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies have a potential downside of 9.02%. Given Chubb’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Chubb is more favorable than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.2% of Chubb shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Chubb shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.4% of shares of all “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies are held 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.

Volatility and Risk

Chubb has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chubb’s peers have a beta of 1.18, meaning that their average share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Chubb and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Chubb $31.84 billion $4.14 billion 17.52
Chubb Competitors $12.72 billion $612.37 million 287.36

Chubb has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Chubb is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Chubb pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Chubb pays out 34.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.1% and pay out 52.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Chubb has raised its dividend for 51 consecutive years.

Summary

Chubb beats its peers on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Chubb Company Profile

Chubb Limited is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of insurance and reinsurance products and services to clients around the world. Its segments include North America Commercial property and casualty (P&C) Insurance, North America Personal P&C Insurance, North America Agricultural Insurance, Overseas General Insurance, Global Reinsurance and Life Insurance. It offers commercial insurance products and service offerings, such as risk management programs, loss control, and engineering and complex claims management. It provides specialized insurance products to areas, such as aviation and energy. It also offers personal lines insurance coverage, including homeowners, automobile, valuables, umbrella liability and recreational marine products. In addition, it supplies personal accident, supplemental health and life insurance to individuals in select countries.

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