Why PartnerRe Is Poised to Outperform


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, reinsurer PartnerRe has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at PartnerRe and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

PartnerRe facts

Headquarters (founded)

Pembroke, Bermuda (1993)

Market Cap

$4.9 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$5.7 billion


CEO Costas Miranthis (since 2011)
CFO William Babcock (since 2010)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$16.9 billion / $821.0 million

Dividend Yield



Arch Capital Everest Re XL Group

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 169 members who have rated PartnerRe believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star JPresbrown, succinctly summed up the PartnerRe bull case for our community:

Insurance stocks have been on a tear lately, but even near its 52-week high this quality company is selling at a P/E of 6 and a PE/Growth ratio of less than one. It's also one of the few stocks you can buy for less than book value. The stock offers a reasonable [3% dividend yield] and the dividend has been increased an average of 8% annually over the last decade.

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