Comparing Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners (NYSE:BAMR) & Assurant (NYSE:AIZ)

Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners (NYSE:BAMRGet Rating) and Assurant (NYSE:AIZGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners and Assurant’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners $7.34 billion 0.08 -$44.00 million N/A N/A
Assurant $10.19 billion 1.06 $1.37 billion $22.93 8.14

Assurant has higher revenue and earnings than Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.

Dividends

Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Assurant pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Assurant pays out 11.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Assurant has increased its dividend for 18 consecutive years. Assurant is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners and Assurant’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners N/A N/A N/A
Assurant 13.47% 9.82% 1.43%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners and Assurant, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners 0 0 0 0 N/A
Assurant 0 0 5 0 3.00

Assurant has a consensus target price of $195.74, suggesting a potential upside of 4.91%. Given Assurant’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Assurant is more favorable than Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

43.0% of Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.6% of Assurant shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Assurant shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Assurant beats Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners Company Profile (Get Rating)

Brookfield Asset Management Reinsurance Partners Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides annuity-based reinsurance products to insurance and reinsurance companies. The company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Pension Risk Transfer. It also acts as a direct issuer of pension risk transfer products for pension plan sponsors. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

Assurant Company Profile (Get Rating)

Assurant, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect, and connect consumer purchases in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through two segments: Global Lifestyle and Global Housing. The Global Lifestyle segment offers mobile device solutions, and extended service products and related services for mobile devices, consumer electronics, and appliances; vehicle protection and related services; and credit protection and other insurance products. The Global Housing segment provides lender-placed homeowners insurance, manufactured housing, and flood insurance; and renters insurance and related products, as well as voluntary manufactured housing insurance, voluntary homeowners insurance, and other specialty products. The company was formerly known as Fortis, Inc. and changed its name to Assurant, Inc. in February 2004. Assurant, Inc. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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