BEZ:LSE-Beazley plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Property & Casualty | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 473.40

Change

-13.20 (-2.71)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.93B

Volume

3.92M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 576.17 (+21.71%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Beazley plc (BEZ) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Beazley plc stock forecasts from 4 analysts, the average analyst target price for Beazley plc is GBX 576.17 over the next 12 months. Beazley plc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Beazley plc is Neutral, which is based on 4 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Beazley plc’s stock price was GBX 473.40. Beazley plc’s stock price has changed by +5.43% over the past week, +20.27% over the past month and +60.26% over the last year.

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 a ...Read More

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N/A

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N/A

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FBH:LSE FBD Holdings plc

N/A

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HUW:LSE Helios Underwriting Plc

N/A

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PGH:LSE Personal Group Holdings Plc

N/A

GBX0.09B 24.78 N/A

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 1.52% 50% F 78% C+
Dividend Return 0.03% 60% D- 61% D-
Total Return 1.55% 50% F 78% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 59.56% 100% A+ 96% A
Dividend Return 0.04% 67% D+ 60% D-
Total Return 59.60% 100% A+ 96% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 3.14% 50% F 47% F
Dividend Return 5.89% 40% F 30% F
Total Return 9.03% 83% B 47% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -3.48% 33% F 14% F
Dividend Return 1.06% 33% F 45% F
Total Return -2.42% 33% F 15% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.31% 100% A+ 51% F
Risk Adjusted Return -10.85% 33% F 17% F
Market Capitalization 2.93B 67% D+ 72% C-
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 11.70 67% D+ 63% D
Price/Book Ratio 1.55 67% D+ 42% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.50 83% B 70% C-
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.67% 67% D+ 55% F
Return on Invested Capital -2.40% 50% F 30% F
Return on Assets 1.93% 50% F 39% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.69% 60% D- 63% D
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.75% 33% F 56% F
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 1.01 17% F 43% 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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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:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow 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.

Positive cash flow

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

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

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

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.