American Financial Group Inc. (AFG)’s Financial Results Comparing With Amerisafe Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF)

Both American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) and Amerisafe Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) are each other’s competitor in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry. Thus the compare of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American Financial Group Inc. 99 1.25 N/A 7.87 12.62
Amerisafe Inc. 61 3.28 N/A 3.88 15.54

In table 1 we can see American Financial Group Inc. and Amerisafe Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Amerisafe Inc. is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than American Financial Group Inc. The business that Currently has a lower P/E ratio is considered the more affordable of the two businesses. American Financial Group Inc.’s presently lower P/E ratio means it is more affordable than Amerisafe Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us American Financial Group Inc. and Amerisafe Inc.’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Financial Group Inc. 0.00% 13.7% 1.1%
Amerisafe Inc. 0.00% 17.2% 4.8%

Risk and Volatility

American Financial Group Inc.’s 0.9 beta indicates that its volatility is 10.00% less volatile than that of Standard and Poor’s 500. From a competition point of view, Amerisafe Inc. has a 0.54 beta which is 46.00% less volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.

Analyst Recommendations

The table shown features the ratings and recommendations for American Financial Group Inc. and Amerisafe Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Financial Group Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Amerisafe Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Competitively Amerisafe Inc. has an average price target of $70, with potential upside of 8.53%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both American Financial Group Inc. and Amerisafe Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 67.2% and 0% respectively. Insiders held roughly 0.7% of American Financial Group Inc.’s shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 0.6% of Amerisafe Inc.’s shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
American Financial Group Inc. -1.2% 2.86% 3.29% -3.94% -7.44% 11.33%
Amerisafe Inc. 2.29% 3.31% -4.65% -1.14% 9.1% 6.39%

For the past year American Financial Group Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Amerisafe Inc.

Summary

On 6 of the 10 factors Amerisafe Inc. beats American Financial Group Inc.

AMERISAFE, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides workersÂ’ compensation insurance in the United States. Its workersÂ’ compensation insurance policies provide benefits to injured employees for temporary or permanent disability, death, and medical and hospital expenses. The company serves small to mid-sized employers involved in construction, trucking, logging and lumber, manufacturing, agriculture, maritime, oil and gas, and other industries through agencies. AMERISAFE, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is based in DeRidder, Louisiana.

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