Selective Insurance Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance products and services in the United States. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Selective Insurance Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SIGI is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SIGI's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SIGI exceeded the US Insurance industry which returned 30.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SIGI exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Selective Insurance Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Selective Insurance Group 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: SIGI ($80.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($130.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SIGI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SIGI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.5x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (10.7x).
PE vs Market: SIGI is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.5x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SIGI's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SIGI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1.1x).
How is Selective Insurance Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SIGI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SIGI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SIGI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SIGI's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SIGI's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SIGI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.3%).
How has Selective Insurance Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SIGI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SIGI's current net profit margins (13.1%) are higher than last year (6.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SIGI's earnings have grown by 15.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SIGI's earnings growth over the past year (125.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SIGI earnings growth over the past year (125.9%) exceeded the Insurance industry 70.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SIGI's Return on Equity (14.8%) is considered low.
How is Selective Insurance Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SIGI's short term assets ($2.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($6.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: SIGI's short term assets ($2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($887.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SIGI's debt to equity ratio (18.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SIGI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25% to 18.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SIGI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (119.8%).
Interest Coverage: SIGI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.8x coverage).
What is Selective Insurance Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SIGI's dividend (1.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: SIGI's dividend (1.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SIGI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SIGI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.9%), SIGI's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Marchioni (51 yo)
Mr. John Joseph Marchioni, CPCU, has been the President of Selective Insurance Group Inc. since September 10, 2013 and serves as Chief Executive Officer since February 1, 2020. Mr. Marchioni served as Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD5.13M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SIGI's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SIGI's board of directors are considered experienced (7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SIGI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Selective Insurance Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
- Ticker: SIGI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1926
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$4.857b
- Shares outstanding: 60.11m
- Website: https://www.selective.com
Number of Employees
- Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
- 40 Wantage Avenue
- New Jersey
- United States
Selective Insurance Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance products and services in the United States. It operates through four segments: Standard Commercial Lines, Standard Person...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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