Loews Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. More Details
Overvalued with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Loews's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: L is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: L's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: L exceeded the US Insurance industry which returned 41.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: L exceeded the US Market which returned 44.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Loews's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Loews undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: L ($56.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($14.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: L is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: L is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Insurance industry average.
PE vs Market: L is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate L's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: L is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1.1x).
How is Loews forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Insurance industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Loews has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Loews performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: L is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: L is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: L is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 31.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare L's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: L is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Insurance industry (51.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: L has a negative Return on Equity (0.25%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Loews's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: L's short term assets ($15.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($30.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: L's short term assets ($15.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($31.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: L's debt to equity ratio (49.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: L's debt to equity ratio has increased from 45.8% to 49.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: L's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17%).
Interest Coverage: L is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Loews's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: L's dividend (0.44%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.27%).
High Dividend: L's dividend (0.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.35%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: L is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: L is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: L is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of L's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
James Tisch (67 yo)
Mr. James S. Tisch, also known as Jim, has been President and Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Officer of the President of Loews Corporation, the holding Company of CNA Financial Corporation since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD7.01M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: L's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: L's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.4 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.
Loews Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Loews Corporation
- Ticker: L
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$14.804b
- Shares outstanding: 263.18m
- Website: https://www.loews.com
Number of Employees
- Loews Corporation
- 667 Madison Avenue
- New York
- New York
- United States
Loews Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. The company offers specialty insurance products, such as management and professional liabilit...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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