WMIH (WMIH) and Its Peers Financial Survey

WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare WMIH to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for WMIH and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WMIH 2 0 3 0 2.20
WMIH Competitors 190 780 1014 48 2.45

WMIH presently has a consensus price target of $1.66, suggesting a potential upside of 20.29%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 16.03%. Given WMIH’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe WMIH is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

36.6% of WMIH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.5% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of WMIH shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

WMIH has a beta of -1.22, meaning that its stock price is 222% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WMIH’s rivals have a beta of 1.44, meaning that their average stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WMIH 229.44% 18.07% 3.40%
WMIH Competitors 12.00% -58.83% -6.93%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares WMIH and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
WMIH $7.89 million $25.88 million 138.00
WMIH Competitors $4.31 billion $615.35 million 18.03

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

Summary

WMIH rivals beat WMIH on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About WMIH

WMIH Corp., through its subsidiary, WM Mortgage Reinsurance Company, Inc., engages in legacy reinsurance business with respect to mortgage insurance operated in runoff mode. The company was formerly known as WMI Holdings Corp. and changed its name to WMIH Corp. in May 2015. WMIH Corp. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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