How to buy International General Insurance stock - 21 April

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How to buy International General Insurance stock

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International General Insurance Holdings Ltd is an insurance-diversified business based in the US. International General Insurance shares (IGIC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. International General Insurance employs 252 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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International General Insurance share price

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International General Insurance shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-18.
52-week range$5.40 - $8.98
50-day moving average $7.84
200-day moving average $7.59
Wall St. target price$10.00
PE ratio 15.1725
Dividend yield $0.18 (2.4%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.17

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Is International General Insurance under- or over-valued?

Valuing International General Insurance stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of International General Insurance's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

International General Insurance's P/E ratio

International General Insurance's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, International General Insurance shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

International General Insurance's EBITDA

International General Insurance's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $36 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a International General Insurance's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

International General Insurance financials

Revenue TTM $292 million
Operating margin TTM 11.85%
Gross profit TTM $85.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.89%
Return on equity TTM 8.94%
Profit margin 10.82%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $365.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting International General Insurance shares

There are currently 236,842 International General Insurance shares held short by investors – that's known as International General Insurance's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 240,158 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting International General Insurance shares can be evaluated.

International General Insurance's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

International General Insurance's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of International General Insurance shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of International General Insurance shares traded daily (recently around 16655.555555556). International General Insurance's SIR currently stands at 14.22. In other words for every 100,000 International General Insurance shares traded daily on the market, roughly 14220 shares are currently held short.

However International General Insurance's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of International General Insurance shares, or, against the total number of tradable International General Insurance shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case International General Insurance's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 International General Insurance shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0119% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable International General Insurance shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against International General Insurance.

Find out more about how you can short International General Insurance stock.

International General Insurance share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 21.94% of net profits

Recently International General Insurance has paid out, on average, around 21.94% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.4% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), International General Insurance shareholders could enjoy a 2.4% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In International General Insurance's case, that would currently equate to about $0.18 per share.

While International General Insurance's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that International General Insurance is investing more in its future growth.

International General Insurance's most recent dividend payout was on 6 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

International General Insurance overview

International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. provides specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Specialty Long-tail, Specialty Short-tail, and Reinsurance segments. It offers a portfolio of specialty lines insurance products and services for energy, property, construction and engineering, ports and terminals, general aviation, political violence, casualty, financial institutions, and marine liability. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Amman, Jordan. .

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