BEZ:LSE-Beazley plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance—Property & Casualty | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 309.80

Change

-8.20 (-2.58)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.89B

Volume

1.03M

Average Target Price

GBX 478.57 (+54.48%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions in the United States, Europe, and internationally. 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 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. The company's Property segment provides commercial, homeowners', and construction and engineering property insurance. Its Reinsurance segment specializes in writing property catastrophe, property per risk, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss, and pro-rata businesses. The company's Specialty Lines segment underwrites architects and engineers, healthcare, lawyers and environmental liability, market facilities business, and international financial institutions. Its Cyber & Executive Risk segment provides cyber and management liability services. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. Address: Plantation Place South, London, United Kingdom, EC3R 5AD

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HSTG:LSE Hastings Group Holdings plc

N/A

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PGH:LSE Personal Group Holdings Plc

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HUW:LSE Helios Underwriting Plc

N/A

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ETFs Containing BEZ

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

N/A

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 -44.28% 13% F 13% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -44.28% 13% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -50.67% 13% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -50.67% 13% F 9% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -13.20% 43% F 35% F
Dividend Return 12.33% 33% F 41% F
Total Return -0.87% 43% F 37% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 8.18% N/A N/A 60% D-
Dividend Return 2.19% N/A N/A 59% F
Total Return 10.36% N/A N/A 64% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.06% N/A N/A 50% F
Risk Adjusted Return 51.66% N/A N/A 65% D
Market Capitalization 1.89B 63% D 90% A-
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%

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 25.06 25% F 32% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.32 63% D 43% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.10 88% B+ 50% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 4.89% 25% F 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 13.02% 88% B+ 79% C+
Return on Assets 0.86% 38% F 46% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 33.64% 43% 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 0.63 50% F 78% C+
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

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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:
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.

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:
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.

Poor return on equity

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

Poor return on assets

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

Higly 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

Low Revenue Growth

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