Both National Western Life Group Inc. (NASDAQ:NWLI) and GWG Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:GWGH) are Life Insurance companies, competing one another. We will compare their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|National Western Life Group Inc.||756.93M||1.46||134.57M||32.31||9.41|
|GWG Holdings Inc.||N/A||0.00||N/A||-7.81||0.00|
In table 1 we can see National Western Life Group Inc. and GWG Holdings Inc.‚Äôs gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Table 2 has National Western Life Group Inc. and GWG Holdings Inc.‚Äôs return on assets, net margins and return on equity.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|National Western Life Group Inc.||17.78%||7.3%||1.1%|
|GWG Holdings Inc.||0.00%||87%||-5.5%|
Risk & Volatility
A beta of 1.37 shows that National Western Life Group Inc. is 37.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Competitively, GWG Holdings Inc. is 1.00% more volatile than S&P 500, because of the 1.01 beta.
The annual dividend that National Western Life Group Inc. pay is $0.36 per share with a dividend yield of 0.12%. GWG Holdings Inc. does not pay a dividend.
Recommmendations and Ratings for National Western Life Group Inc. and GWG Holdings Inc. can be find in next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|National Western Life Group Inc.||0||0||0||0.00|
|GWG Holdings Inc.||0||0||1||3.00|
Competitively the average target price of GWG Holdings Inc. is $14, which is potential 60.00% upside.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
National Western Life Group Inc. and GWG Holdings Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 86% and 1.3%. 33.9% are National Western Life Group Inc.‚Äôs share held by insiders. Competitively, GWG Holdings Inc. has 57.1% of it‚Äôs share held by insiders.
In this table we provide the Week, Month, Quarter, Half Year, Year and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|National Western Life Group Inc.||-1.04%||5%||-5.77%||-3.57%||-10.8%||-8.17%|
|GWG Holdings Inc.||-0.33%||1.69%||-7.45%||23.91%||-2.27%||18.4%|
For the past year National Western Life Group Inc. had bearish trend while GWG Holdings Inc. had bullish trend.
National Western Life Group Inc. beats on 8 of the 11 factors GWG Holdings Inc.
GWG Holdings, Inc., a financial services company, purchases life insurance policies in the secondary market in the United States. It purchases or finances life insurance assets from consumers in the secondary market at a discount to the face value of the policy benefit. The company also purchases policies in the secondary market through financial advisors and life insurance agents, as well as through its appointed agent program. It has developed a suite of options for the life insurance secondary market called LifeCare Xchange (LCX), which provides seniors with the exchange value of their life insurance policies they can apply to long-term care and other post-retirement needs. The company also focuses on applying proprietary M-Panel epigenetic technology to disrupt traditional life insurance underwriting practices. In addition, it provides secured loans to merchant cash advance funders, as well as merchant cash advances directly to small businesses. GWG Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.