Assuring (NYSE: AIZ – Get a rating) and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners (NYSE: BAMR – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Institutional and insider ownership
93.6% of Assurant’s shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 43.0% of Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners’ shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Assurant’s shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Assurant and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Assuring||$10.19 billion||1.06||$1.37 billion||$22.93||8.14|
|Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners||$7.34 billion||0.08||-$44.00 million||N / A||N / A|
Assurant has higher revenue and earnings than Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.
This is a summary of recent ratings from Assurant and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Assurant currently has a consensus target price of $195.74, suggesting a potential upside of 4.91%. Given Assurant’s likely higher upside, equity analysts clearly believe Assurant is more favorable than Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Assurant and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Assurant pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Assurant pays 11.9% of its earnings as a dividend. Assurant has increased its dividend for 18 consecutive years. Assurant is clearly the better dividend-paying stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
Assurant beats Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners on 12 out of 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Assurant (Get a rating)
Assurant, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect consumer purchases in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Company operates through two segments: Global Lifestyle and Global Housing. The Global Lifestyle segment offers mobile device solutions, extended service products and related services for mobile devices, consumer electronics and home appliances; protection of vehicles and associated services; and credit protection and other insurance products. The Global Housing segment offers home insurance from lenders, manufactured homes and flood insurance; and tenants insurance and related products, as well as voluntary manufactured home insurance, voluntary homeowners insurance and other specialty products. The company was formerly known as Fortis, Inc. and changed its name to Assurant, Inc. in February 2004. Assurant, Inc. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
About Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners (Get a rating)
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides annuity-based reinsurance products to insurance and reinsurance companies. The Company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Pension Risk Transfer. It also acts as a direct issuer of pension risk transfer products for pension plan sponsors. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.
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