Hippo (HIPO) vs. Its Competitors Head to Head Analysis

Hippo (NYSE:HIPOGet Rating) is one of 94 publicly-traded companies in the “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Hippo to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

35.2% of Hippo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.6% of shares of all “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Hippo and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Hippo $91.20 million -$371.40 million -0.26
Hippo Competitors $13.34 billion $2.84 billion 71.99

Hippo’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Hippo. Hippo 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.

Risk & Volatility

Hippo has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hippo’s rivals have a beta of 0.77, suggesting that their average stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Hippo and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hippo N/A -40.23% -18.98%
Hippo Competitors 2.80% 4.56% 1.18%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Hippo and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hippo 0 1 3 0 2.75
Hippo Competitors 747 3189 2769 164 2.34

Hippo presently has a consensus target price of $4.69, suggesting a potential upside of 189.51%. As a group, “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies have a potential upside of 17.54%. Given Hippo’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Hippo is more favorable than its rivals.


Hippo rivals beat Hippo on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

Hippo Company Profile (Get Rating)

Hippo Holdings Inc. provides home protection insurance in the United States and the District of Columbia. Its insurance products include homeowners' insurance against risks of fire, wind, and theft; and commercial and personal lines of products. The company distributes insurance products and services through its technology platform; and offers its policies online, over the phone, or through licensed insurance agents. It provides care and protection for homeowners, as well as operates an integrated home protection platform. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

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