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Head-to-head comparison: Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China (OTCMKTS:PNGAY) & MediaAlpha (NYSE:MAX)


Ping An Insurance Company (Group) of China (OTCMKTS:PNGAYGet a rating) and MediaAlpha (NYSE: MAXGet a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.5% of MediaAlpha shares are held by institutional investors. 9.6% of MediaAlpha shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China and MediaAlpha.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Ping An Insurance Company (group) of China 7.89% 9.81% 1.03%
MediaAlpha -2.06% N / A -3.97%

Volatility and risk

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China has a beta of 0.65, which means its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MediaAlpha has a beta of 0.5, which means that its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China and MediaAlpha.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Ping An Insurance Company (group) of China $199.59 billion 0.62 $15.75 billion $1.77 7.61
MediaAlpha $645.27 million 1.06 -$5.28 million ($0.38) -29.53

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China has higher revenue and profit than MediaAlpha. MediaAlpha trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent ratings from Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China and MediaAlpha, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Ping An Insurance Company (group) of China 0 1 2 0 2.67
MediaAlpha 0 3 1 0 2.25

MediaAlpha has a consensus price target of $18.60, suggesting a potential upside of 65.78%. Considering MediaAlpha’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that MediaAlpha is more favorable than Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China.

Summary

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China beats MediaAlpha on 10 out of 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China (Get a rating)

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. provides financial products and services to insurance, banking, asset management, financial technology and health technology businesses in the People’s Republic of China. The Company’s Life and Health Insurance segment offers term, whole life, accumulation, annuity, investment-linked, universal life, healthcare and medical insurance to individuals and businesses. Its property and casualty insurance segment provides auto, non-auto, accident and health insurance to individuals and businesses. The Company’s Banking segment undertakes lending and intermediation activities with businesses and individuals; and provides wealth management and credit card services to individuals. Its Trust segment provides trust services; and undertakes investment activities. The Company’s Securities segment offers brokerage, trading, investment banking and asset management services. Its Other Asset Management segment provides investment management, finance leasing and other asset management services. The Company’s Technology segment offers financial and daily life services through internet-based platforms, such as a financial transaction information service platform and a healthcare service platform. It also provides annuity insurance, investment management, IT and business process outsourcing, real estate investment, futures brokerage, advisory, project investment, financial advisory, currencies, real estate agency, fundraising and distribution, real estate development and leasing and insurance agency. services. In addition, the Company provides factoring, equity investment, financing guarantee, logistics, management consulting, e-commerce, credit information and private equity financing services; and operates a highway, as well as produces and sells consumer chemicals. Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. was founded in 1988 and is based in Shenzhen, China.

About MediaAlpha (Get a rating)

MediaAlpha logoMediaAlpha, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates an insurance customer acquisition platform in the United States. He optimizes customer acquisition across various P&C, health and life insurance verticals. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California. MediaAlpha, Inc. is a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.



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