Swiss Re AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides wholesale reinsurance, insurance, and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer worldwide.
Proven track record and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Swiss Re's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 0QL6 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 0QL6 exceeded the UK Insurance industry which returned 1.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 0QL6 exceeded the UK Market which returned 6.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Swiss Re's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Swiss Re undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 0QL6 (CHF116.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF181.56)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 0QL6 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 0QL6 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (97.1x) compared to the Insurance industry average (14.7x).
PE vs Market: 0QL6 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (97.1x) compared to the UK market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 0QL6 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 0QL6 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the GB Insurance industry average (1.8x).
How is Swiss Re forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 0QL6's forecast earnings growth (25.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 0QL6's earnings (25.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 0QL6's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (3.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 0QL6's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 0QL6's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.7%).
How has Swiss Re performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 0QL6 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 0QL6's current net profit margins (0.9%) are higher than last year (0.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 0QL6's earnings have declined by -39.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 0QL6's earnings growth over the past year (192.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-39.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 0QL6 earnings growth over the past year (192.1%) exceeded the Insurance industry 23.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 0QL6's Return on Equity (1.3%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Swiss Re's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: 0QL6 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 0QL6's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.7x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: 0QL6's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if 0QL6 has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: 0QL6 reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if 0QL6 has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: 0QL6 has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if 0QL6 has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Swiss Re's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 0QL6's dividend (4.61%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.81%).
High Dividend: 0QL6's dividend (4.61%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.12%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 0QL6's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 0QL6's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (465.4%), 0QL6's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 0QL6's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (68.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Christian Mumenthaler (50yo)
Mr. Christian Mumenthaler has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Ltd. since July 1, 2016 and served as its Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance since October 21, 2011 until July 1, 2016. Mr. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Christian's total compensation ($USD5.91M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD4.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Christian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Group CEO & Member of Executive Committee||3.6yrs||US$5.81m||0.025% $8.4m|
|Group CFO & Member of Executive Committee||1.8yrs||no data||0.0094% $3.2m|
|Group COO & Member of Executive Committee||0.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Investment Officer & Member of Executive Committee||7.3yrs||no data||0.023% $7.7m|
|Head Investor Relations and Head Governmental Affairs & Sustainability||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Chief Legal Officer||11.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Media Relations & Corporate Reporting||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief HR Officer & Member of Executive Committee||6.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of the Middle East & Africa business||0.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Special Lines North America||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 0QL6's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|Non-Executive Chairman||10.8yrs||US$3.88m||0.14% $47.6m|
|Vice Chairman & Lead Independent Director||7.8yrs||US$826.00k||0.0095% $3.2m|
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$276.00k||0.0050% $1.7m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$633.00k||0.00094% $317.1k|
Experienced Board: 0QL6's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Swiss Re AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Swiss Re AG
- Ticker: 0QL6
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1863
- Industry: Reinsurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: CHF33.735b
- Shares outstanding: 288.83m
- Website: https://www.swissre.com
Number of Employees
- Swiss Re AG
- Mythenquai 50/60
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SREN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||CH||CHF||Dec 1993|
|SR9||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1993|
|SR9||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1993|
|SSRE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1993|
|SREN N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||New Common Stock||MX||MXN||Dec 1993|
|0QL6||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||GB||CHF||Dec 1993|
|SSRE.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORED ADR||US||USD||May 2011|
|SR9A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPONSORED ADR||DE||EUR||May 2011|
|SRENE||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||CHF0.10 (2ND BUY BACK LINE)||CH||CHF||Nov 2015|
Swiss Re AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides wholesale reinsurance, insurance, and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Property & Casualty Reinsurance, Life & Health Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions, and Life Capital. It underwrites property reinsurance, including credit and surety, engineering, aviation, marine, agriculture, and retakaful; casualty reinsurance, such as liability, motor, worker's compensation, personal accident, management and professional liability, cyber, footer, and share price, as well as life and health insurance products. The company also offers standard insurance covers and customized products; and manages closed and open life and health insurance books. It serves stock and mutual insurance companies, public sector clients and governmental entities, mid-sized and large multinational corporations, and individuals. Swiss Re AG was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 22:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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