FGL (FG) & The Competition Financial Comparison

FGL (NYSE: FG) is one of 12,917 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare FGL to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for FGL and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FGL 0 3 1 0 2.25
FGL Competitors 58890 224008 291341 11956 2.44

FGL presently has a consensus price target of $9.75, suggesting a potential upside of 12.85%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.28%. Given FGL’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FGL has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Volatility & Risk

FGL has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FGL’s peers have a beta of 0.39, indicating that their average stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares FGL and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FGL 3.74% 5.91% 0.26%
FGL Competitors -173.67% 8.35% 2.21%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
FGL $711.00 million $13.00 million 6.26
FGL Competitors $7.26 billion $564.79 million 12.37

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

71.8% of FGL shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “” companies are held by institutional investors. 21.5% of FGL shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

FGL peers beat FGL on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About FGL

FGL Holdings, through its subsidiaries, sells individual life insurance products and annuities in the United States. The company offers deferred annuities, including fixed indexed annuity contracts and fixed rate annuity contracts; immediate annuities; and life insurance products. It also provides life and annuity reinsurance services, such as reinsurance on asset intensive, long duration life, and annuity liabilities. The company sells its products through independent agents, managing general agents, and specialty brokerage firms, as well as various institutional markets. FGL Holdings is based in Grand Cayman, the Cayman Islands.

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