Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. (SG) and Mercury General Corporation (NYSE:MCY) Comparison side by side

Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:SG) and Mercury General Corporation (NYSE:MCY) compete with each other in the Property & Casualty Insurance sector. We will analyze and compare their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. 1.43B 1.01 43.30M -0.43 0.00
Mercury General Corporation 3.38B 0.83 5.73M -0.10 0.00

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. and Mercury General Corporation’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. -3.03% 0% 0%
Mercury General Corporation -0.17% -0.3% -0.1%

Dividends

Meanhile, Mercury General Corporation’s yearly dividend is $2.5 per share and 4.93% dividend yield. Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. does not pay a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. and Mercury General Corporation are owned by institutional investors at 1.2% and 49.4% respectively. About 96.5% of Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd.’s share are held by insiders. Insiders Competitively, held 50.71% of Mercury General Corporation shares.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. -6.29% 0.15% 0% 0% 0% -1.35%
Mercury General Corporation -1.51% 1.99% -4.53% -2.82% 16.97% 1.97%

For the past year Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. has -1.35% weaker performance while Mercury General Corporation has 1.97% stronger performance.

Summary

On 7 of the 10 factors Mercury General Corporation beats Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd.

Mercury General Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal automobile insurance in the United States. The company also writes homeowners, commercial automobile, commercial property, mechanical breakdown, and umbrella insurance. Its automobile insurance products cover collision, property damage, bodily injury, comprehensive, personal injury protection, underinsured and uninsured motorist, and other hazards; and homeownerÂ’s insurance products cover dwelling, liability, personal property, fire, and other hazards. The company sells its policies through a network of independent agents, 100% owned insurance agents, and direct channels in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, and Virginia. Mercury General Corporation was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.