NYSE:AIZ

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Executive Summary

Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides risk management solutions for housing and lifestyle markets in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

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Fundamentals

Established dividend payer and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.9%

AIZ

1.5%

US Insurance

0.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

24.4%

AIZ

14.0%

US Insurance

12.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AIZ exceeded the US Insurance industry which returned 14% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AIZ exceeded the US Market which returned 12.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AIZIndustryMarket
7 Day1.9%1.5%0.3%
30 Day2.6%1.4%4.1%
90 Day5.3%1.3%5.6%
1 Year27.4%24.4%16.8%14.0%15.0%12.5%
3 Year60.7%50.1%37.8%27.1%49.1%39.4%
5 Year112.1%90.0%66.5%46.6%62.8%44.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

2.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AIZ ($129.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($132.05)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AIZ is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AIZ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.8x) compared to the Insurance industry average (16.8x).

PE vs Market: AIZ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.8x) compared to the US market (18.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AIZ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AIZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Assurant forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

3.1%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if AIZ's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if AIZ's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AIZ's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AIZ's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AIZ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Assurant performed over the past 5 years?

-1.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AIZ has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AIZ's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (7.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AIZ's earnings have declined by -1% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AIZ had negative earnings growth (-50.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (-11.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AIZ's Return on Equity (5%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Assurant's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AIZ has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AIZ's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.7x debt).


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: AIZ's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if AIZ has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: AIZ reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.

Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if AIZ has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: AIZ has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if AIZ has an appropriate level of bad loans.


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Dividend

What is Assurant's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.95%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.3%forecastin3Years2.0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: AIZ's dividend (1.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.42%).

High Dividend: AIZ's dividend (1.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.67%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (57.3%), AIZ's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AIZ's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (25.1% payout ratio).


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Management

What is the CEO of Assurant's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alan Colberg (57yo)

4.8yrs

Tenure

US$13,616,946

Compensation

Mr. Alan B. Colberg has been the President of Assurant, Inc. since September 16, 2014 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2015. Mr. Colberg serves as Chief Executive Officer and Presi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD13.62M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.77M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Alan's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AIZ's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

8.3yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AIZ's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: AIZ insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$1,863,63621 Aug 19
Gene Mergelmeyer
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Executive VP & COO
Shares15,000
Max PriceUS$124.85
SellUS$683,43021 Aug 19
Michael Campbell
EntityIndividual
Shares5,500
Max PriceUS$124.26
SellUS$772,364,92525 Mar 19
TPG Capital, L.P.
EntityCompany
Shares7,869,230
Max PriceUS$98.15
SellUS$110,64420 Nov 18
Christopher Pagano
EntityIndividual
Shares1,107
Max PriceUS$99.95

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.2%.


Management Team

  • Richard Dziadzio (55yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.70m
  • Eric Greenman

    Chief Investment Officer & Executive VP

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
  • Alan Colberg (57yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$13.62m
  • Francesca Luthi

    Executive VP and Chief Communication & Marketing Officer

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Gene Mergelmeyer (60yo)

    Executive VP & COO

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.61m
  • Carey Roberts (48yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
  • Joe Surber

    Senior VP & Global Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Suzanne Shepherd

    Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
  • Dan Pacicco

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
  • John Pawloski

    Senior VP & Chief Compliance Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs

Board Members

  • Lawrence Jackson (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 10.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$245.05k
  • Elaine Rosen (66yo)

    Non-Executive Chair of the Board

    • Tenure: 9yrs
    • Compensation: US$378.55k
  • Bud Koch (72yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.05k
  • Debra Perry (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$226.05k
  • Jean-Paul Montupet (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.05k
  • Harriet Edelman (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.05k
  • Paul Reilly (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$232.55k
  • Alan Colberg (57yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$13.62m
  • Juan Cento (67yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 13.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.05k
  • Bob Stein (70yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$250.05k

Company Information

Assurant, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Assurant, Inc.
  • Ticker: AIZ
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1892
  • Industry: Multi-line Insurance
  • Sector: Insurance
  • Market Cap: US$7.827b
  • Shares outstanding: 60.64m
  • Website: https://www.assurant.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Assurant, Inc.
  • 28 Liberty Street
  • 41st Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10005
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AIZNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDFeb 2004
ZASDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURFeb 2004
0HINLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBUSDFeb 2004
AIZPNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)6.50% CONV PFD DUSUSDMar 2018

Biography

Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides risk management solutions for housing and lifestyle markets in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through th ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/11 23:52
End of Day Share Price2019/11/11 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.