Reviewing International General Insurance (NASDAQ:IGIC) & Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners (NYSE:BAMR)

International General Insurance (NASDAQ:IGICGet Rating) and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners (NYSE:BAMRGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.6% of International General Insurance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.0% of Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.1% of International General Insurance shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares International General Insurance and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
International General Insurance $361.30 million 1.06 $43.70 million $0.91 8.59
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners $7.34 billion 0.08 -$44.00 million N/A N/A

International General Insurance has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.

Profitability

This table compares International General Insurance and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
International General Insurance 12.04% 12.70% 3.69%
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for International General Insurance and Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
International General Insurance 0 0 1 0 3.00
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners 0 0 0 0 N/A

International General Insurance currently has a consensus price target of $11.00, suggesting a potential upside of 40.66%. Given International General Insurance’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe International General Insurance is more favorable than Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.

Dividends

International General Insurance pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. International General Insurance pays out 41.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. International General Insurance has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. International General Insurance is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

International General Insurance beats Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

International General Insurance Company Profile (Get Rating)

International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. provides specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Specialty Long-tail, Specialty Short-tail, and Reinsurance. It underwrites a diversified portfolio of specialty risks, including energy, property, construction and engineering, ports and terminals, general aviation, political violence, casualty, financial institutions, marine, contingency, and treaty reinsurance. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Amman, Jordan.

Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners Company Profile (Get 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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