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Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated is an insurance-reinsurance business based in the US. Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares (RGA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$65.69 - $134.93
50-day moving average $128.21
200-day moving average $117.03
Wall St. target price$128.88
PE ratio 20.5895
Dividend yield $2.8 (2.16%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.31

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Is Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's P/E ratio

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares trade at around 21x 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.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's PEG ratio

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.57. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's EBITDA

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $913.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $14.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.07%
Gross profit TTM $1.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.57%
Return on equity TTM 3.2%
Profit margin 2.84%
Book value $211.19
Market capitalisation $8.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares

There are currently 511,435 Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 8.8% down from 560,777 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 460752.25225225). Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 1.11. In other words for every 100,000 Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1110 shares are currently held short.

However Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0084% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated.

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Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.68

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's overall score of 27.68 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 51st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.86/100

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's environmental score of 3.86 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's social score

Social score: 10.37/100

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's social score of 10.37 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's governance score

Governance score: 16.45/100

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.68
Total ESG percentile 50.78
Environmental score 3.86
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 10.37
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 16.45
Governance score percentile 4

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated share dividends

37%

Dividend payout ratio: 37.48% of net profits

Recently Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 37.48% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 2.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $2.8 per share.

While Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 3 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $65.6897 up to $134.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RGA.US volatility(beta: 1.22)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's is 1.2223. This would suggest that Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Reinsurance Group of America Incorporated overview

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated engages in reinsurance business. It offers individual and group life and health insurance products, such as term life, credit life, universal life, whole life, group life and health, joint and last survivor insurance, critical illness, disability, and longevity products; asset-intensive and financial reinsurance products; and other capital motivated solutions. The company also provides reinsurance for mortality, morbidity, lapse, and investment-related risk associated with products; and reinsurance for investment-related risks. In addition, it develops and markets technology solutions; and provides consulting and outsourcing solutions for the insurance and reinsurance industries. The company serves life insurance companies in the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and the Asia Pacific. Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri. .

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