WMIH (WMIH) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis

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

Earnings & Valuation

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

Analyst Recommendations

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

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 currently 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, equities research analysts clearly believe WMIH is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares WMIH and its peers’ 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 12.04% -58.79% -6.91%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

36.6% of WMIH shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.9% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of WMIH shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

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

Summary

WMIH peers beat WMIH on 7 of the 13 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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