BEZ:LSE-Beazley plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Property & Casualty | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 380.90

Change

+0.70 (+0.18)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.27B

Volume

0.64M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 435.00 (+14.20%)

Avg User Target

GBX
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Fundamental Analysis

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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.

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-1.39 (-0.42%)

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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 4.47% 50% F 39% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.47% 50% F 39% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 27.56% 50% F 51% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 27.56% 50% F 51% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 4.21% 67% D+ 39% F
Dividend Return 9.27% 40% F 39% F
Total Return 13.49% 67% D+ 40% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.69% 33% F 15% F
Dividend Return 1.43% 33% F 48% F
Total Return -1.26% 17% F 15% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 23.53% 100% A+ 52% F
Risk Adjusted Return -5.37% 17% F 16% F
Market Capitalization 2.27B 67% D+ 77% 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 29.17 50% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.59 50% F 49% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.77 50% F 60% D-
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.61% 50% F 43% F
Return on Invested Capital 0.19% 100% A+ 54% F
Return on Assets 0.86% 50% F 34% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 30.23% 60% D- 46% 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 1.03 17% F 41% 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.

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.

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.

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.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

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.

Low Earnings Growth

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