Oxbridge Re (NASDAQ:OXBR) and Blue Capital Reinsurance (NYSE:BCRH) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.
Blue Capital Reinsurance pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.6%. Oxbridge Re does not pay a dividend.
2.8% of Oxbridge Re shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.5% of Blue Capital Reinsurance shares are owned by institutional investors. 29.3% of Oxbridge Re shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Blue Capital Reinsurance shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Oxbridge Re and Blue Capital Reinsurance’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Blue Capital Reinsurance||-88.21%||-25.51%||-15.58%|
Risk & Volatility
Oxbridge Re has a beta of 1.93, meaning that its stock price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Blue Capital Reinsurance has a beta of 0.69, meaning that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Oxbridge Re and Blue Capital Reinsurance, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Blue Capital Reinsurance||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Oxbridge Re and Blue Capital Reinsurance’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Oxbridge Re||$3.81 million||1.35||-$5.75 million||N/A||N/A|
|Blue Capital Reinsurance||$35.40 million||1.73||-$28.60 million||N/A||N/A|
Oxbridge Re has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Blue Capital Reinsurance.
Blue Capital Reinsurance beats Oxbridge Re on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Oxbridge Re
Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides specialty property and casualty reinsurance solutions. It focuses on underwriting fully-collateralized reinsurance contracts primarily for property and casualty insurance companies in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. The company distributes its products through reinsurance brokers. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in George Town, the Cayman Islands.
About Blue Capital Reinsurance
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides collateralized reinsurance in the property catastrophe market in the United States and internationally. It also invests in various insurance-linked securities. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pembroke, Bermuda.
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