Health Insurance Innovations (NASDAQ: HIIQ) is one of 19 public companies in the “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Health Insurance Innovations to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.
Risk and Volatility
Health Insurance Innovations has a beta of 1.73, indicating that its stock price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Health Insurance Innovations’ rivals have a beta of 0.85, indicating that their average stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Health Insurance Innovations and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Health Insurance Innovations||4.49%||28.34%||14.41%|
|Health Insurance Innovations Competitors||7.10%||18.05%||9.00%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Health Insurance Innovations and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Health Insurance Innovations||$351.10 million||$12.99 million||12.73|
|Health Insurance Innovations Competitors||$13.74 billion||$1.05 billion||35.26|
Health Insurance Innovations’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Health Insurance Innovations. Health Insurance Innovations 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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Health Insurance Innovations and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Health Insurance Innovations||0||0||6||1||3.14|
|Health Insurance Innovations Competitors||189||688||775||40||2.39|
Health Insurance Innovations currently has a consensus target price of $63.14, suggesting a potential upside of 169.50%. As a group, “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies have a potential upside of 1.81%. Given Health Insurance Innovations’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Health Insurance Innovations is more favorable than its rivals.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
99.3% of Health Insurance Innovations shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of shares of all “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies are owned by institutional investors. 55.9% of Health Insurance Innovations shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.2% of shares of all “Insurance agents, brokers, & service” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Health Insurance Innovations beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
About Health Insurance Innovations
Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. operates as a cloud-based technology platform and distributor of individual and family health insurance plans, and supplemental products in the United States. It offers short-term medical plans that provide 3 months to 12 months of health insurance coverage with various deductible and copay levels; health benefit insurance plans, which offer fixed cash benefits and additional benefits for procedures and services; and supplemental insurance products, including life insurance policies, dental plans, vision plans, cancer/critical illness plans, deductible and gap protection plans, and pharmacy benefit cards. The company offers individual and family health insurance plans, and supplemental products in concert with insurance carriers and discount benefit providers; and markets them to individuals through a network of distributors. Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Tampa, Florida.
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