Employers Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States.
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Employers Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EIG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EIG underperformed the US Insurance industry which returned -20.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EIG underperformed the US Market which returned 7.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Employers Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Employers Holdings 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: EIG ($29.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($77.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EIG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EIG is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the Insurance industry average (13.4x).
PE vs Market: EIG is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EIG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EIG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (0.9x).
How is Employers Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EIG's forecast earnings growth (2.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: EIG's earnings (2.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: EIG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: EIG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EIG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if EIG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Employers Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EIG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EIG's current net profit margins (9.5%) are lower than last year (20.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EIG's earnings have grown by 9.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EIG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EIG had negative earnings growth (-58%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (-1.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EIG's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.
How is Employers Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EIG's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($789.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: EIG's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EIG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: EIG has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 13%.
Debt Coverage: EIG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: EIG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Employers Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EIG's dividend (3.43%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).
High Dividend: EIG's dividend (3.43%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EIG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: EIG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41%), EIG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Dirks (61yo)
Mr. Douglas Dean Dirks, also known as Doug serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc. since April 2005. Mr. Dirks has been the Chief Executive Officer of Employer of Nevas ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD4.76M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.13M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.5yrs||US$1.57m||0.079% $700.4k|
|Executive VP & COO||6.92yrs||US$2.13m||0.30% $2.7m|
|Executive VP||1.5yrs||US$1.20m||0.067% $588.4k|
|Executive VP & Chief Innovation Officer||3.5yrs||US$1.64m||0.043% $377.1k|
|Vice President of Treasury & Investments||4.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||2.67yrs||no data||0.0029% $25.7k|
|Vice President of Corporate Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Sales Officer||3.67yrs||no data||0.013% $114.5k|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||0.0010% $9.0k|
Experienced Management: EIG's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$151.48k||0.060% $532.2k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||no data||US$151.80k||0.075% $665.8k|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$137.48k||0.012% $102.9k|
|Independent Director||14.25yrs||US$150.56k||0.17% $1.5m|
|Independent Director||15.25yrs||US$149.85k||0.20% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$133.95k||0.012% $102.9k|
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$147.65k||0.027% $235.2k|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$144.18k||0.015% $128.6k|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$124.40k||0.0063% $55.9k|
Experienced Board: EIG'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: EIG insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Employers Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Employers Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: EIG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$884.478m
- Shares outstanding: 30.37m
- Website: https://www.employers.com
Number of Employees
- Employers Holdings, Inc.
- 10375 Professional Circle
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EIG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2007|
|YGB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 2007|
Employers Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries. The company markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers; alternative distribution channels; and national, regional, and local trade groups and associations, as well as directly to customers. Employers Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Reno, Nevada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/07 23:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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