Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. (AFH) and The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) Contrasting side by side

Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) and The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) are two firms in the Property & Casualty Insurance that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their institutional ownership, earnings and valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. 221.77M 0.14 36.89M -2.22 0.00
The Progressive Corporation 31.95B 1.33 2.59B 4.43 16.43

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. and The Progressive Corporation.

Profitability

Table 2 represents Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) and The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR)’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. -16.63% -39.6% -7.6%
The Progressive Corporation 8.11% 24.7% 5.9%

Volatility & Risk

Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. has a 0.99 beta, while its volatility is 1.00%, thus making it less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Competitively, The Progressive Corporation is 24.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500, because of the 0.76 beta.

Dividends

Meanhile, The Progressive Corporation’s yearly dividend is $2.51 per share and 3.48% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by Atlas Financial Holdings Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The Ratings and Recommendations for Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. and The Progressive Corporation are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
The Progressive Corporation 0 3 5 2.63

Competitively The Progressive Corporation has a consensus target price of $78.71, with potential upside of 8.03%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. and The Progressive Corporation are owned by institutional investors at 76.5% and 82.5% respectively. Insiders held roughly 0.2% of Atlas Financial Holdings Inc.’s shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 0.2% of The Progressive Corporation’s shares.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. -22.02% -23.51% -29.68% -34.62% -63.83% -15.95%
The Progressive Corporation -0.03% 8.05% 13.17% 7.45% 25.82% 20.52%

For the past year Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. had bearish trend while The Progressive Corporation had bullish trend.

Summary

The Progressive Corporation beats on 12 of the 12 factors Atlas Financial Holdings Inc.

The Progressive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal and commercial property-casualty insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services primarily in the United States. Its Personal Lines segment writes insurance for personal autos, and recreational and other vehicles. This segmentÂ’s products include personal auto insurance; and special lines products, including insurance for motorcycles, ATVs, RVs, mobile homes, watercraft, and snowmobiles. The companyÂ’s Commercial Lines segment provides primary liability, physical damage, and other auto-related insurance for autos, vans, and pick-up trucks, and dump trucks used by small businesses; tractors, trailers, and straight trucks primarily used by regional general freight and expeditor-type businesses, and non-fleet long-haul operators; dump trucks, log trucks, and garbage trucks used by dirt, sand and gravel, logging, and coal-type businesses; tow trucks and wreckers used in towing services and gas/service station businesses; and non-fleet taxis, black-car services, and airport taxis. Its Property segment provides residential property insurance for homeowners, other property owners, and renters, as well as offers personal umbrella insurance, and primary and excess flood insurance. The company also offers policy issuance and claims adjusting services; home, condominium, renters, and other insurance; and general liability and business owners policies, and workersÂ’ compensation insurance, as well as sells personal auto physical damage and auto property damage liability insurance in Australia. In addition, it offers reinsurance services. The Progressive Corporation sells its products and services through independent insurance agencies, as well as directly on Internet, and mobile devices, and over the phone. The company was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Mayfield Village, Ohio.