Hippo (HIPO) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

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 competitors? We will compare Hippo to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

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

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Hippo $91.20 million -$371.40 million -0.23
Hippo Competitors $13.34 billion $2.84 billion 70.72

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Hippo and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hippo 0 1 3 0 2.75
Hippo Competitors 751 3197 2773 165 2.34

Hippo currently has a consensus target price of $4.69, indicating a potential upside of 223.45%. As a group, “Fire, marine, & casualty insurance” companies have a potential upside of 18.65%. Given Hippo’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Hippo is more favorable than its competitors.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hippo -246.66% -37.80% -18.72%
Hippo Competitors -0.62% 3.32% 0.86%

Volatility & Risk

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


Hippo competitors 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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