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QBE Insurance Group Ltd QBE Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Mar 24, 2023, 4:10 PM EDT | AUD
  • Last Close 14.02
  • Sector Financial Services
  • Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
  • Investment Style Large Value
  • Day Range 13.88  –  14.06
  • Year Range 11.08  –  15.48
  • Market Cap 20.8675 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 3.4 Mil /  4.3 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.04
  • Price / Book 1.55
  • Forward Div Yield 2.78%
  • Trailing Div Yield 4.88%

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QBE Insurance's Earnings Momentum Continues to Impress, Fair Value Estimate Increased to AUD 13

Nathan Zaia Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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QBE Insurance delivered a much stronger 2022 result than we expected. Cash profit was up 5% to USD 847 million, a material beat on our USD 560 million forecast. While premiums and claims were close to our expectations, operating and commission expenses and investment income losses were much lower.

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Company Profile QBE

Business Description

QBE Insurance is an international property and casualty insurance company. It writes about 25% of its annual gross written premiums in its home region of Australia and New Zealand, which accounts for more than half of the groups underwriting profit. Other key regions include North America and Europe. QBE Insurance offers a number of personal, commercial, and specialty lines, including property, auto insurance, agriculture, public/product liability, professional indemnity, workers compensation, marine, energy and aviation, and accident and health.

388 George Street, Level 18
Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUS
Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
Employees 11,651

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FAQs for QBE Insurance Group Ltd Stock

Yes. QBE has a forward dividend yield of 2.78%. See QBE’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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QBE’s market cap is 20.87 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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QBE’s stock style is Large Value.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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QBE’s price/sales is 1.04.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

QBE’s price/forward earnings is 8.44.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

QBE’s price/book is 1.55.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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QBE’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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