Financial Contrast: Tokio Marine (OTCMKTS:TKOMY) vs. Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B (OTCMKTS:BWINB)

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

Profitability

This table compares Tokio Marine and Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tokio Marine 5.20% 8.66% 1.38%
Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Tokio Marine shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B shares are owned by institutional investors. 38.1% of Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Tokio Marine pays an annual dividend of $1.99 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Tokio Marine pays out 51.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tokio Marine and Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tokio Marine $49.73 billion 0.81 $2.47 billion $3.87 14.66
Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tokio Marine has higher revenue and earnings than Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Tokio Marine and Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tokio Marine 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B 0 0 0 0 N/A

Tokio Marine Company Profile

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.

Baldwin & Lyons Inc Class B Company Profile

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in marketing and underwriting property and casualty insurance products. The company offers a range of fleet transportation insurance products, including commercial motor vehicle liability, physical damage, and general liability insurance; workers compensation insurance; medical and indemnity insurance products; non-trucking motor vehicle liability insurance; fidelity and surety bonds; and inland marine products consisting of cargo insurance. It also provides various additional services, such as risk surveys and analyses, safety program design and monitoring, government compliance assistance, loss control, and cost studies; research, development, and consultation in connection with new insurance programs that comprise development of systems to assist customers in monitoring their accident data; and claims handling services to clients with self-insurance programs. It serves trucking and public transportation fleets, as well as independent contractors in the trucking industry. The company primarily operates in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico. Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

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