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Everest Re Group Ltd
RE : NYSE : Financial
$185.42 | %
Today's Range: 183.60 - 185.51
Avg. Daily Volume: 272,100
11/27/15 - 1:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

EVEREST RE GROUP LTD's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.41% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)1374.81514.19
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)110.06312.84
Net Income ($mil)88.55274.92

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3104.413137.53
Total Assets ($mil)21682.3121487.21
Total Debt ($mil)638.37888.36
Equity ($mil)7486.327382.19

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin8.0120.66
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin8.0120.66
Sales Turnover0.270.27
Return on Assets4.435.69
Return on Equity12.8316.57
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense8.9912.42
Interest Coverage12.2425.18

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)43.0945.25
Div / share0.950.75
Book value / share173.76163.15
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume291656.0287589.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 16.81 for the Insurance industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.07 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.58. The current price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, EVEREST RE GROUP LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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RE 8.72 Peers 16.81   RE 5.84 Peers 10.67

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

RE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

RE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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RE 10.27 Peers 14.32   RE NM Peers 1.06

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

RE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

RE's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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RE 1.07 Peers 1.58   RE -17.96 Peers -0.93

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

RE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, RE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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RE 1.39 Peers 1.31   RE 0.11 Peers -1.35

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

RE is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

RE has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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