Head to Head Survey: Allianz (ALIZY) and The Competition

Allianz (OTCMKTS: ALIZY) is one of 31 public companies in the “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Allianz to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.2% of Allianz shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.6% of shares of all “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies are held by institutional investors. 24.8% of shares of all “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Allianz and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Allianz $160.43 billion $7.78 billion 11.40
Allianz Competitors $8.95 billion $661.02 million 37.06

Allianz has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Allianz 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Allianz 5.73% 10.41% 0.80%
Allianz Competitors 7.19% 19.01% 6.78%

Dividends

Allianz pays an annual dividend of $0.81 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Allianz pays out 37.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 33.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

Allianz has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Allianz’s rivals have a beta of 0.70, meaning that their average stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Allianz and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Allianz 1 3 6 0 2.50
Allianz Competitors 227 953 1092 43 2.41

As a group, “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies have a potential upside of 11.62%. Given Allianz’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Allianz has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Allianz rivals beat Allianz on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

Allianz Company Profile

Allianz SE, together with its subsidiaries, provides property-casualty insurance, life/health insurance, and asset management products and services worldwide. The company's Property-Casualty segment offers various insurance products, including motor liability and own damage, accident, general liability, fire and property, legal expense, credit, and travel to private and corporate customers. Its Life/Health segment provides a range of life and health insurance products on an individual and a group basis, such as annuities, endowment and term insurance, and unit-linked and investment-oriented products, as well as private and supplemental health, and long-term care insurance products. The company's Asset Management segment offers institutional and retail asset management products and services to third-party investors comprising equity and fixed income funds, and multi-assets; and alternative investment products comprising infrastructure debt/equity, real assets, liquid alternatives, and solutions. Its Corporate and Other segment provides banking services for retail clients, as well as digital investment management services. Allianz SE was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

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