1347 Property Insurance (NASDAQ:PIH) and Third Point Reinsurance (NYSE:TPRE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares 1347 Property Insurance and Third Point Reinsurance’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|1347 Property Insurance||$58.22 million||0.51||$800,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|Third Point Reinsurance||$370.01 million||2.43||-$317.69 million||($3.27)||-2.92|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
38.5% of 1347 Property Insurance shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.1% of Third Point Reinsurance shares are held by institutional investors. 46.7% of 1347 Property Insurance shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.2% of Third Point Reinsurance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares 1347 Property Insurance and Third Point Reinsurance’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|1347 Property Insurance||-20.89%||1.26%||0.34%|
|Third Point Reinsurance||N/A||-9.55%||-3.78%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for 1347 Property Insurance and Third Point Reinsurance, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|1347 Property Insurance||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Third Point Reinsurance||0||0||0||0||N/A|
1347 Property Insurance presently has a consensus target price of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 42.28%. Given 1347 Property Insurance’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe 1347 Property Insurance is more favorable than Third Point Reinsurance.
Volatility and Risk
1347 Property Insurance has a beta of 0.43, suggesting that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Third Point Reinsurance has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.
1347 Property Insurance beats Third Point Reinsurance on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About 1347 Property Insurance
1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides property and casualty insurance products to individuals in Louisiana, Florida, and Texas. The company offers homeowners' insurance, manufactured home insurance, dwelling fire insurance, and wind/hail insurance products, as well as reinsurance products. It offers its insurance policies through a network of independent agents. The company was formerly known as Maison Insurance Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. in March 2014. 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Tampa, Florida.
About Third Point Reinsurance
Third Point Reinsurance Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides specialty property and casualty reinsurance products to insurance and reinsurance companies worldwide. It underwrites homeowners' and commercial, workers' compensation, personal automobile, mortgage, and multi-line reinsurance products; professional, transactional, and general liability reinsurance products; and marine, travel, and extended warranty reinsurance products. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda.
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