Head-To-Head Review: Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) & Its Rivals

Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) is one of 15 public companies in the “Managed Health Care” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Triple-S Management Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.9% of Triple-S Management Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of shares of all “Managed Health Care” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Triple-S Management Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of shares of all “Managed Health Care” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Triple-S Management Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Triple-S Management Corporation 0 1 0 0 2.00
Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors 88 1028 1685 27 2.58

Triple-S Management Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $20.00, indicating a potential downside of 24.47%. As a group, “Managed Health Care” companies have a potential downside of 1.51%. Given Triple-S Management Corporation’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Triple-S Management Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Risk and Volatility

Triple-S Management Corporation has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Triple-S Management Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 0.62, meaning that their average share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Triple-S Management Corporation and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Triple-S Management Corporation $2.98 billion $17.43 million 15.13
Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors $49.81 billion $1.43 billion 12.05

Triple-S Management Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Triple-S Management Corporation. Triple-S Management Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Triple-S Management Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Triple-S Management Corporation 1.44% 3.05% 1.06%
Triple-S Management Corporation Competitors 1.81% 11.31% 3.61%

Summary

Triple-S Management Corporation competitors beat Triple-S Management Corporation on 12 of the 13 factors compared.

About Triple-S Management Corporation

Triple-S Management Corporation operates as a managed care company. The Company offers a range of managed care and related products in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets. The Company’s segments include Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. The Managed Care segment is engaged in the sale of managed care products to the Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid market sectors. The Life Insurance segment offers life and accident and health insurance coverage, and annuity products. The premiums for this segment are mainly subscribed through an internal sales force and a network of independent brokers and agents. The insurance products of Property and Casualty Insurance segment includes commercial package, commercial auto, and personal package. The premiums for this segment are originated through a network of independent insurance agents and brokers.

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