Everest Re Group Ltd

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RE : NYSE : Financial
$233.43 -0.38 | -0.16%
Today's Range: 232.555 - 234.42
Avg. Daily Volume: 242200.0
03/29/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EVEREST RE GROUP LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.13% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1609.241518.17
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)424.63429.18
Net Income ($mil)373.57357.28


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1880.373115.13
Total Assets ($mil)21321.521426.18
Total Debt ($mil)633.18638.37
Equity ($mil)8075.47608.59


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin26.0928.27
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin26.3928.27
Sales Turnover0.270.26
Return on Assets4.674.56
Return on Equity12.3312.85
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.070.08
Interest Expense9.039.19
Interest Coverage47.046.73


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)40.942.69
Div / share1.251.15
EPS9.088.26
Book value / share197.45178.21
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume235674.0324588.0

Valuation


BUY. EVEREST RE GROUP LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 23.66 for the Insurance industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.19 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.80. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RE 9.83 Peers 23.66   RE 6.97 Peers 11.75

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RE 11.70 Peers 15.01   RE NM Peers 1.48

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.

 

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RE 1.19 Peers 1.80   RE 7.59 Peers -9.54

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RE 1.66 Peers 1.43   RE 1.64 Peers 15.12

Premium. 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 premium to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

RE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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