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Swiss re company profile (reinsurance business model)


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Swiss re company profile (reinsurance business model)

  1. 1. Company Description • Established in 1863, Swiss Re is one of the major players in the global reinsurance sector, Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.1. • Swiss Re operates through its holding company, Swiss Re Ltd., in reinsurance, direct corporate insurance.2. • Reinsurance generates 80 % of its total premiums.3. • Covers industries such as agriculture, aviation and space, real estate, trade, entertainment, power, and mining.4.
  2. 2. Reinsurance business model• The practice of insurers transferring portions of risk portfolios to other parties by some form of agreement in order to reduce the likelihood of having to pay a large obligation resulting from an insurance claim.• The intent of reinsurance is for an insurance company to reduce the risks associated with underwritten policies by spreading risks across alternative institutions.• The reinsurer is paid a "reinsurance premium“.• The reinsurer may either be a specialist reinsurance company, which only undertakes reinsurance business, or another insurance company.
  3. 3. Competitors Zurich RE Swiss RE Berkshire Hathaway inc AXA SA Allianz
  4. 4. Overview Chart Market  data Share  details Ratios Company  details Analysts Liquidity Margins Price  ratios Gross  margin   Price  /  earnings  ratio  (P/E) 9.13 Net  profit  margin 9.96% Price-­to-­book  ratio 0.79 Operating  margin 10.24% Price-­to-­sales  ratio 0.90 Pretax  margin  -­ trailing  12  month 14.81% Price-­to-­free  cash  flow  ratio 54.90     Valuation Management  effectiveness Dividend  yield,  5-­year  avg. 3.72% Return  on  equity  (ROE) 9.56% Dividend  yield  -­ indicated  annual  dividend 4.76% Return  on  assets  (ROA) 1.23% divided  by  closing  price Return  on  investment  (ROI)   Dividend  per  share  -­ most  recent  fiscal 2.81% Net  income  /  employee  -­ most  recent CHF year fiscal  year 248,234.90 Free  cash  flow  -­ most  recent  fiscal  year CHF 433.45 Revenue  /  employee  -­ most  recent  fiscal CHF   year 2,491,487.00   Financial  strengths Per  share  data   Current  ratio   Earnings  per  share CHF 7.03 Quick  ratio   Book  value  per  share   Payout  ratio 43.18% Revenue  per  share CHF 74.81 Total  debt  /  total  equity 69.85% Cash  per  share CHF 31.23 EBITDA  -­ most  recent  fiscal  year CHF Cash  flow  per  share CHF 15.75 13,053.18   Earnings  before  taxes  -­ most  recent  fiscal CHF 2,697.32 year Net  income  available  to  common CHF 2,463.71 shareholders  -­ most  recent  fiscal  year Net  debt,  LFI CHF 3,076.36  Data  source:   ©  Reuters  Limited.  Click  here  for  restrictions. 
  5. 5. Analysts’ Recommendations
  6. 6. 4  Oct.  2012  20:24:20  CEST 52 week high = 65.6 francs (4th Oct 2012) Swiss  Re low =   42.55 francs (5th Oct 2011) 52 week  AG Add  to  watch  list Add  to  alarm  list Add  to  my  charts Last  trade CHF   65.40 2.11% Date  /  Time 04.10.2012  /  17:31:36 Overview Chart Market  data Share  details Ratios Company  details Analysts Liquidity Chart  settings 04.10.2011 Open:  43.13 High:  44.09 Low:  42.55 Close:  43.82 SREN 65.60 65 60 55 50 45 42.55   Nov  11 Dec Jan  12 Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Intraday  |  5d  |  10d  |  1m  |  3m  |  6m  |  YTD  |  1y  |  2y  |  3y  |  5y  |  Max From 04.10.2011 to 03.10.2012