Tokio Marine (OTCMKTS:TKOMY) and Palomar (OTCMKTS:PLMR) Critical Review

Tokio Marine (OTCMKTS:TKOMY) and Palomar (NASDAQ:PLMR) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Dividends

Tokio Marine pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Palomar does not pay a dividend. Tokio Marine pays out 34.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Tokio Marine and Palomar’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tokio Marine $49.73 billion 0.78 $2.49 billion $3.87 13.40
Palomar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tokio Marine has higher revenue and earnings than Palomar.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Tokio Marine shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Tokio Marine and Palomar’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tokio Marine 5.00% 8.11% 1.32%
Palomar N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Tokio Marine and Palomar, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tokio Marine 0 0 0 0 N/A
Palomar 0 1 5 0 2.83

Palomar has a consensus price target of $24.50, suggesting a potential downside of 4.30%. Given Palomar’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Palomar is more favorable than Tokio Marine.

Summary

Tokio Marine beats Palomar on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Tokio Marine

Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in non-life and life insurance, international insurance, and financial and general businesses worldwide. The company provides business, fire, Internet and mobile, rental housing, and natural catastrophe risk insurance services, as well as insurance for retail and corporate fields. It also provides property investment, insurance agency and risk consulting, human resource, in-home care and nursing care information, healthcare/medical, call center, and real estate-related services. Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. serves individuals, small to medium sized non-profit organizations, schools, or churches. The company was formerly known as Millea Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. in 2008. Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Palomar

There is no company description available for Palomar Holdings Inc.

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