SWX:HNR1

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Executive Summary

Hannover Rück SE, together with its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance products and services worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

6 star dividend payer and good value.


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Share Price & News

How has Hannover Rück's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HNR1 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

HNR1

-1.7%

CH Insurance

-0.9%

CH Market


1 Year Return

0%

HNR1

-23.9%

CH Insurance

2.7%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: HNR1 exceeded the Swiss Insurance industry which returned -23.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HNR1 underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 2.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HNR1IndustryMarket
7 Day0%-1.7%-0.9%
30 Day0%-6.3%0.6%
90 Day0%-4.0%2.4%
1 Year3.8%0%-18.9%-23.9%6.2%2.7%
3 Year54.0%36.4%12.6%-4.7%18.2%3.9%
5 Year98.3%60.0%47.7%11.4%37.7%14.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hannover Rück's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Hannover Rück undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

38.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HNR1 (CHF159) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF256.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HNR1 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HNR1 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.5x) compared to the CH Insurance industry average (13.1x).

PE vs Market: HNR1 is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.5x) compared to the Swiss market (22.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: HNR1 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HNR1 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the CH Insurance industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Hannover Rück forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?

17.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: HNR1's forecast earnings growth (17.5% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: HNR1's earnings (17.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (11.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: HNR1's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: HNR1's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: HNR1's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: HNR1's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.1%).


Next Steps

  • Explore growth companies in the Insurance industry.

Past Performance

How has Hannover Rück performed over the past 5 years?

1.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HNR1 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HNR1's current net profit margins (4.5%) are lower than last year (5.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HNR1's earnings have grown by 1.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HNR1's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: HNR1 had negative earnings growth (-12.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (-17.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HNR1's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Hannover Rück's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HNR1's short term assets (€22.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€8.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: HNR1's short term assets (€22.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€53.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HNR1's debt to equity ratio (29.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: HNR1's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.5% to 29.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HNR1's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (78.7%).

Interest Coverage: HNR1's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Hannover Rück current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.19%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HNR1's dividend (4.19%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.93%).

High Dividend: HNR1's dividend (4.19%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.7%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HNR1's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HNR1's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.1%), HNR1's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: HNR1's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (52.6% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

8.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jean-Jacques Henchoz (56 yo)

1.33yrs

Tenure

€2,961,703

Compensation

Mr. Jean-Jacques Henchoz has been Member of Management Board at Talanx AG since April 1, 2019. Mr. Henchoz has been Chief Executive Officer of Hannover Rück SE since May 8, 2019 and has been its Member of ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jean-Jacques's total compensation ($USD3.48M) is below average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD6.29M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jean-Jacques's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jean-Jacques Henchoz
CEO & Chairman of the Executive Board1.33yrs€2.96mno data
Michael Pickel
Member of the Executive Board20.67yrs€1.30mno data
Klaus Miller
Member of the Executive Board10yrs€1.17mno data
Claude Chèvre
Member of the Executive Board8.83yrs€1.14mno data
Sven Althoff
Member of the Executive Board6.08yrs€1.08mno data
Silke Sehm
Member of Executive Board1.5yrs€894.53kno data
Roland Vogel
no data€1.25mno data
Clemens Jungsthofel
CFO & Member of Executive Boardno datano datano data
Julia Hartmann
Senior IR Manager- Corporate Communicationsno datano datano data
Karl Steinle
Head of Corporate Communications10.83yrsno datano data
Derek Spafford
Head of Canadian Branchno datano datano data
Andreas Markert
Chief Risk Officer & Managing Director of Group Risk Managementno datano datano data

8.8yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HNR1's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Erhard Schipporeit
Member of Supervisory Board13.33yrs€75.50kno data
Herbert Haas
Member of Supervisory Board18.33yrs€166.20kno data
Frauke Heitmüller
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board8.33yrs€65.00kno data
Torsten Leue
Chairman of Supervisory Board1.33yrs€242.30kno data
Andrea Maria Pollak
Independent Member of Supervisory Board9.33yrs€65.00kno data
Ursula Lipowsky
Independent Member of the Supervisory Board2.33yrs€82.90kno data
Michael Ollmann
Independent Member of Supervisory Board1.33yrs€41.60kno data
Natalie Ardalan
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board1.33yrs€41.60kno data
Ilka Hundeshagen
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board1.33yrs€41.60kno data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HNR1's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hannover Rück SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hannover Rück SE
  • Ticker: HNR1
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1966
  • Industry: Reinsurance
  • Sector: Insurance
  • Market Cap: €15.822b
  • Listing Market Cap: €17.104b
  • Shares outstanding: 120.60m
  • Website: https://www.hannover-rueck.de

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hannover Rück SE
  • Karl-Wiechert-Allee 50
  • Hanover
  • Lower Saxony
  • 30625
  • Germany

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HVRR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesRegistered SharesUSUSDDec 1994
HNR1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURDec 1994
HNR1XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesRegistered SharesDEEURDec 1994
0M9ALSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBEURDec 1994
HNR1DBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesRegistered SharesGBEURDec 1994
HNR1SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFDec 1994
HNR1WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesATEURDec 1994
HVRR.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADR (EACH REP 0.5 COM SHS) (SPONS)USUSDFeb 2000
HNRBDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ADR (EACH REP 0.5 COM SHS) (SPONS)DEEURFeb 2000

Biography

Hannover Rück SE, together with its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance products and services worldwide. It operates through Property & Casualty Reinsurance, and Life & Health Reinsurance segments. The Prop ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/29 21:11
End of Day Share Price2020/09/28 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.