Everest Re Group Ltd.

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RE : NYSE : Finance
$243.26 up 0.87 | 0.36%
Today's Range: 240.36 - 244.2
Avg. Daily Volume: 468000.0
02/16/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

EVEREST RE GROUP LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.63% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)1867.211609.24
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)702.62424.63
Net Income ($mil)571.03373.57

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1144.751880.37
Total Assets ($mil)23591.7921321.5
Total Debt ($mil)633.4633.18
Equity ($mil)8369.238075.4

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin37.6326.09
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin37.6326.39
Sales Turnover0.280.27
Return on Assets1.984.67
Return on Equity5.612.33
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense7.319.03
Interest Coverage96.0647.0

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)40.8440.9
Div / share1.31.25
Book value / share204.95197.45
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume484588.0544560.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 21.39 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.11. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.18 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.08 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.87. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, EVEREST RE GROUP LTD seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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RE 21.64 Peers 21.39   RE 8.47 Peers 15.43

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

RE is trading at a valuation on par with 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 10.26 Peers 14.46   RE 0.25 Peers 0.55

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 discount to its peers.


Discount. 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 trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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RE 1.18 Peers 1.87   RE -53.22 Peers -105.61

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.


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

RE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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RE 1.50 Peers 1.50   RE 13.86 Peers 3.66

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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