WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare WMIH to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

36.6% of WMIH shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.5% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.8% of WMIH shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WMIH and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WMIH 2 0 3 0 2.20
WMIH Competitors 189 775 1012 48 2.45

WMIH currently has a consensus target price of $1.66, suggesting a potential upside of 24.81%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 13.77%. Given WMIH’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe WMIH is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares WMIH and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WMIH 229.93% 18.08% 3.40%
WMIH Competitors 12.06% -58.79% -6.91%

Volatility and Risk

WMIH has a beta of -1.22, suggesting that its share price is 222% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WMIH’s rivals have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares WMIH and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
WMIH $7.89 million $25.88 million 133.00
WMIH Competitors $4.31 billion $615.35 million 18.00

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

Summary

WMIH rivals beat WMIH on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

WMIH Company Profile

WMIH Corp., through its subsidiary, WM Mortgage Reinsurance Company, Inc., engages in legacy reinsurance business with respect to mortgage insurance operated in runoff mode. The company was formerly known as WMI Holdings Corp. and changed its name to WMIH Corp. in May 2015. WMIH Corp. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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