Intact Financial Corporation is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada and a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America. The company’s popularity can be gauged from the fact that about one in every five Canadians is a customer of Intact Financial products and services.

The company enjoys a 17% share in the P&C insurance market in Canada. In terms of business segments, personal and auto accounts for nearly 40% of DPW (direct premium written), followed by personal property (20%), commercial lines Canada (25%) and commercial lines USA (15%).

About 85% of the company’s revenue is derived from Canada and the remaining 15% is from the U.S. The company operates through Intact insurance, BrokerLink, OneBeacon and Belairdirect banners.

Stock Chart & Metrics

  • Ticker: tse:ifc
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty
  • Market Cap: 31.70B
  • Market Cap Group: Large Cap
  • P/E: 15.59
  • Dividend Yield: 2.22%

Competitors

The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
CB NYSE:CB Chubb Corporation 82.42 14.01 YES 1 7 56
TRV NYSE:TRV The Travelers Companies, Inc. 40.01 10.78 NO 1 7 56
IFC TSE:IFC Intact Financial 31.70 15.59 YES 1 7 56
CINF NASDAQ:CINF Cincinnati Financial Corp 18.68 17.60 YES 1 7 56
FFH TSE:FFH Fairfax Financial 16.07 5.03 NO 1 7 56

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Intact Financial - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for Intact Financial?

The stock ticker for Intact Financial is TSE:ifc.

Is Intact Financial a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how TSE:ifc can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 4/10 and dividend growth score of 7/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is Intact Financial a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 62 out of 100.

The score reflects the strength of a buy signal but it does not show a sell signal if it's low. The higher the better.

A sell signal is more difficult as it often relies on the reason you bought the stock in the first place.


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