Unico American Corporation (NASDAQ: UNAM) is one of 92 public companies in the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Unico American Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Unico American Corporation and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Unico American Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A
Unico American Corporation Competitors 727 2560 2270 72 2.30

As a group, “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies have a potential upside of 0.60%. Given Unico American Corporation’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Unico American Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Unico American Corporation has a beta of -0.53, suggesting that its stock price is 153% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Unico American Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 0.93, suggesting that their average stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Unico American Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Unico American Corporation -12.14% -6.52% -3.15%
Unico American Corporation Competitors 10.11% 5.33% 2.72%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

29.1% of Unico American Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.8% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are held by institutional investors. 54.1% of Unico American Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Property & Casualty Insurance” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Unico American Corporation and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Unico American Corporation $36.22 million -$6.16 million -11.81
Unico American Corporation Competitors $11.75 billion $2.00 billion 36.63

Unico American Corporation’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Unico American Corporation. Unico American Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Unico American Corporation rivals beat Unico American Corporation on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

Unico American Corporation Company Profile

Unico American Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company underwrites property and casualty insurance through its insurance company subsidiary. It also provides property, casualty and health insurance through its agency subsidiaries and provides insurance premium financing and membership association services through its other subsidiaries. The Company’s operations are categorized between the Company’s segment, the insurance company operation and other insurance operations. The Company’s remaining operations constitute a range of specialty insurance services. The Company’s insurance company operation is conducted through Crusader Insurance Company (Crusader), its property and casualty insurance company. Crusader is a multiple line property and casualty insurance company. Crusader is licensed as an admitted insurance carrier in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

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