Opposite International Non-life Insurance (NASDAQ: IGIC) and MediaAlpha (NYSE: MAX)

International General Insurance (NASDAQ: IGIC – Get Rating) and MediaAlpha (NYSE: MAX – Get Rating) are both small-cap financial companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, profits, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommendations for International Non-Insurance and MediaAlpha provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales ratings Keep ratings Buy ratings Strong buying ratings Rating
International non-life insurance 0 0 0 0 N / A
MediaAlpha 0 3 1 0 2.25

MediaAlpha has a consensus target of $ 18.60, suggesting a potential increase of 96.83%. Given MediaAlpha’s greater likely rise, analysts clearly believe that MediaAlpha is more favorable than international non-life insurance.

Profits and valuation

This table compares earnings, earnings per share and the valuation of International Non-life Insurance and MediaAlpha.

Gross income Price / sale ratio Net income Earnings per share Price / profit ratio
International non-life insurance $ 361.30 million 1.01 $ 43.70 million $ 1.00 7.50
MediaAlpha $ 645.27 million 0.90 -5.28 million dollars ($ 0.38) -24.87

International non-life insurance has higher revenues but lower revenues than MediaAlpha. MediaAlpha is trading at a lower price / earnings ratio than International General Insurance, which shows that it is currently more affordable than the two shares.


This table compares the net margins of International Non-life Insurance and MediaAlpha, return on equity and return on assets.

Net margins Return on equity Return on assets
International non-life insurance 12.92% 14.63% 4.13%
MediaAlpha -2.06% N / A -3.97%

Risk and variability

International General Insurance has a beta of 0.36, which suggests that its share price is 64% less variable than the S&P 500. By comparison, MediaAlpha has a beta of 0.67, which suggests that its share price is 33% less variable than the S&P 500.

Internal and institutional ownership

60.2% of the shares of International General Insurance are owned by institutional investors. By comparison, 65.5% of MediaAlpha’s shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.1% of the shares of International General Insurance are owned by insiders. By comparison, 9.6% of MediaAlpha’s shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, donations and big money managers believe that stocks are ready for long-term growth.


International General Insurance beats MediaAlpha on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two shares.

Regarding international non-life insurance (Get an estimate)

International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. provides specialized insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Specialty with a long queue, Special short queue and reinsurance. It takes on a diversified portfolio of special risks, including energy, property, construction and engineering, ports and terminals, general aviation, political violence, accidents, financial institutions, maritime, contingency and contractual reinsurance. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Amman, Jordan.

About MediaAlpha (Get an estimate)

MediaAlpha, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates a platform to attract insurance customers in the United States. It optimizes the attraction of customers in different verticals of property and accident insurance, health insurance and life insurance. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. MediaAlpha, Inc. is a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.

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