BEZ:LSE-Beazley plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Property & Casualty | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 337.00

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.05B

Volume

1.64M

Average Target Price

GBX 370.00 (+9.79%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its Cyber & Executive Risk segment underwrites management liabilities, such as employment practices risks and directors and officers, cyber and technology, and media and business services. The company's Marine segment underwrites various marine classes, including hull, energy, cargo and specie, piracy, satellite, aviation, kidnap and ransom, and war risks. Its Market Facilities segment underwrites portfolios of businesses. The company's Political, Accident & Contingency segment underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation, and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration. This segment also underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports, and income protection risks. Its Property segment provides commercial and homeowners' insurance. The company's Reinsurance segment specializes in writing property catastrophe, property per risk, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss, and pro-rata businesses. Its Specialty Lines segment underwrites a portfolio of businesses comprising architects and engineers, healthcare, lawyers and environmental liability, market facilities business, and international financial institutions. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. Address: 22 Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 4BQ

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ETFs Containing BEZ

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance-Property & Casualty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -7.57% 29% F 10% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -7.57% 29% F 9% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -11.13% 14% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -11.13% 14% F 9% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -1.66% 57% F 30% F
Dividend Return 10.91% 33% F 40% F
Total Return 9.25% 57% F 33% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.06% 71% C- 38% F
Dividend Return 1.79% 43% F 53% F
Total Return 3.85% 57% F 41% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 25.27% 57% F 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return 15.24% 57% F 39% F
Market Capitalization 2.05B 57% F 87% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance-Property & Casualty)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 24.78 43% F 40% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.59 86% B 50% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.31 71% C- 54% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -2.68% 29% F 46% F
Return on Invested Capital 0.19% 100% A+ 49% F
Return on Assets -0.14% 29% F 45% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 30.23% 50% F 51% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.05 29% F 32% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector