Hannover Rück (OTCMKTS:HVRRY) vs. MediaAlpha (NYSE:MAX) Financial Analysis
Hannover Rück (OTCMKTS:HVRRY – Get Rating) and MediaAlpha (NYSE:MAX – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.
Volatility and risk
Hannover Rück has a beta of 0.87, which means its price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MediaAlpha has a beta of 0.67, which means its price is 33% less volatile than the S&P500.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Hannover Rück and MediaAlpha.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|MediaAlpha||-2.06%||N / A||-3.97%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
65.5% of MediaAlpha shares are held by institutional investors. 9.6% of MediaAlpha shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent ratings from Hannover Rück and MediaAlpha, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
Hannover Rück currently has a consensus price target of $177.56, indicating a potential upside of 141.32%. MediaAlpha has a consensus price target of $18.60, indicating 79.88% upside potential. Given Hannover Rück’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe that Hannover Rück is more favorable than MediaAlpha.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Hannover Rück and MediaAlpha.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Hannover Rück||$30.87 billion||0.57||$1.46 billion||$5.74||12.82|
|MediaAlpha||$645.27 million||0.98||-$5.28 million||($0.38)||-27.21|
Hannover Rück has higher revenue and profit than MediaAlpha. MediaAlpha trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hannover Rück, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Hannover Rück beats MediaAlpha on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Hannover Rück (Get a rating)
Hannover Rück SE, together with its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance products and services worldwide. It operates through Property and Casualty Reinsurance and Life and Health Reinsurance segments. The company offers title deed, liability, facultative, catastrophe XL, structured reinsurance, and title-linked insurance. It also provides risk solutions for agricultural, livestock and blood farming businesses; aeronautical and space affairs; and marine and offshore energy activities, as well as credit, surety and political risk reinsurance products. In addition, the Company offers group and individual life insurance, enhanced annuities, group life and health insurance, and Takaful reinsurance; and risk solutions in the areas of critical illness, disability, health, longevity, long-term care, mortality and morbidity. In addition, it offers various financial solutions, including new business financing; monetization of intrinsic value; solvency reserve and relief; and the disposal of non-core businesses. The company was previously known as Hannover Rückversicherung AG and changed its name to Hannover Rück SE in March 2013. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Hannover, Germany. Hannover Rück SE is a subsidiary of Talanx AG.
About MediaAlpha (Get a rating)
MediaAlpha, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates an insurance customer acquisition platform in the United States. He optimizes customer acquisition across various P&C, health and life insurance verticals. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California. MediaAlpha, Inc. is a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
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