Critical Contrast: RenaissanceRe (NYSE:RNR) vs. Till Capital (OTCMKTS:TILCF)

RenaissanceRe (NYSE:RNRGet Rating) and Till Capital (OTCMKTS:TILCFGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares RenaissanceRe and Till Capital’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
RenaissanceRe $5.06 billion 1.64 -$1.06 billion ($3.62) -52.22
Till Capital $6.76 million N/A $4.80 million N/A N/A

Till Capital has lower revenue, but higher earnings than RenaissanceRe.


This table compares RenaissanceRe and Till Capital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RenaissanceRe -1.61% 11.89% 1.53%
Till Capital N/A -0.67% -0.23%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for RenaissanceRe and Till Capital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RenaissanceRe 1 3 1 0 2.00
Till Capital 0 0 0 0 N/A

RenaissanceRe presently has a consensus target price of $206.80, suggesting a potential upside of 9.40%. Given RenaissanceRe’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe RenaissanceRe is more favorable than Till Capital.

Volatility and Risk

RenaissanceRe has a beta of 0.43, suggesting that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Till Capital has a beta of -0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 139% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.5% of RenaissanceRe shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of RenaissanceRe shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 27.5% of Till Capital shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


RenaissanceRe beats Till Capital on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About RenaissanceRe

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RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. engages in the provision of reinsurance and insurance services. It operates through the following business segments: Property, Casualty and Specialty, and Other. The Property segment focuses on catastrophe, and other property reinsurance and insurance. The Casualty and Specialty segment deals with casualty and specialty reinsurance, and insurance. The Other segment includes strategic investments, investments unit, corporate expense, capital servicing costs, and non-controlling interests. The company was founded by Neill Alexander Currie on June 7, 1993, and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.

About Till Capital

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Till Capital Corp. operates as holding company, which engages in the reinsurance business. It also invests in royalties and equity holdings in the resources sector. The company was founded on August 20, 2012 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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