1. How to use GuruFocus - Tutorials
  2. What Is in the GuruFocus Premium Membership?
  3. A DIY Guide on How to Invest Using Guru Strategies
Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
Articles (2511)  | Author's Website |

6 Insurance Companies Trading With Low Price-Sales Ratios

Prudential on the list

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following insurance companies were trading with low price-sales ratios as of July 2.

Prudential

Shares of Prudential PLC (PUK) were trading around $30.56 with a price-sales ratio of 0.43 and a price-earnings ratio of 48.53.

b3bd402b53623f23c841d38a0ec2119c.png

The insurance company, which operates in U.S. and Asia, has a $39.1 billion market cap. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 11.95% over the past decade.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $18.12, suggesting it is overpriced by 68%, while the Peter Lynch earnings line gives the stock a fair price of $22.50.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)’ Renaissance Technologies with 0.07% of outstanding shares, followed by Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio)’s Causeway Capital Management with 0.04%.

WR Berkley

On Thursday, WR Berkley Corp. (WRB) was trading around $57.03 per share with a price-sales ratio of 1.4 and a price-earnings ratio of 22.19.

372617b05060f2fe8e360c4ba90cd2c8.png

The insurance holding company has a market cap of $10.1 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 14.04% over the past 10 years.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $35.53, suggesting it is overpriced by 60%, while the Peter Lynch earnings line gives the stock a fair price of $38.55.

With 3.51% of outstanding shares, First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Renaissance Technologies with 0.26%.

Stewart Information

Stewart Information Services Corp. (STC) was trading around $31.51 on Thursday with a price-sales ratio of 0.38 and a price-earnings ratio of 8.27.

235f5db739dc762048d41e95bf97ca6d.png

The holding company has a market cap of $746 million. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 15.55% over the past decade.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $40.77, suggesting it is trading with a margin of safety of 22.71%, while the Peter Lynch earnings line gives the stock a fair price of $38.40.

With 4.80% of outstanding shares, Renaissance Technologies is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.46% and HOTCHKIS & WILEY with 0.68%.

Radian Group

Radian Group Inc. (RDN) was trading around $14.92 with a price-sales ratio of 2.09 and a price-earnings ratio of 4.84.

4566101d9f76ee5d154f0fc034bef137.png

The provider of mortgage insurance and services has a market cap of $2.8 billion. The stock has climbed at an annualized rate of 8.12% over the past 10 years.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $32.96, suggesting it is undervalued with a 54.73% margin of safety. The Peter Lynch earnings line gives the stock a fair price of $46.20.

Some notable guru shareholders are Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s Point72 Asset Management with 1.14% of outstanding shares and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.74%.

Primerica

Primerica Inc. (PRI) was trading around $113.16 per share with a price-sales ratio of 2.22 and a price-earnings ratio of 13.24.

ef939827242b220112aec615b89e8d85.png

The provider of financial services has a market cap of $4.5 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 18.77% over the past decade.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $122.89, suggesting it is undervalued with a margin of safety of 7.92%, while the Peter Lynch fair value is $154.58.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 5.84% of outstanding shares, followed by Glenn Greenberg (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.66%.

CorVel

CorVel Corp. (CRVL) was trading around $71 with a price-sales ratio of 2.23.

be174363e2d7c3e5c8170eed4840774e.png

The company has a market cap of $1.2 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 15.60% over the past decade.

The Peter Lynch earnings line gives the stock a fair price of $38.1.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons’ Renaissance Technologies with 6.96% of outstanding shares, followed by Royce with 0.02%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

Read more here:

Not a Premium Member of GuruFocus? Sign up for a free 7-day trial here.

About the author:

Tiziano Frateschi
You can read about me on www.theextraincome.info, which gives suggestions on position trading.

Visit Tiziano Frateschi's Website


Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes)

Comments

Please leave your comment:



Performances of the stocks mentioned by Tiziano Frateschi


User Generated Screeners


pjmason14Momentum
pascal.van.garsseHigh FCF-M2
kosalmmuse6
kosalmmuseBest one1
DBrizanall 2019Feb26
kosalmmuseBest one
DBrizanall 2019Feb25
kosalmmuseNice
kosalmmusehan
MsDale*52-Week Low
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)