Ryan Specialty Group (NYSE:RYAN) & SelectQuote (NYSE:SLQT) Head to Head Comparison

Ryan Specialty Group (NYSE:RYAN) and SelectQuote (NYSE:SLQT) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Ryan Specialty Group and SelectQuote, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ryan Specialty Group 0 4 5 0 2.56
SelectQuote 0 3 6 0 2.67

Ryan Specialty Group presently has a consensus price target of $33.38, indicating a potential upside of 3.78%. SelectQuote has a consensus price target of $25.28, indicating a potential upside of 77.51%. Given SelectQuote’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SelectQuote is more favorable than Ryan Specialty Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

66.7% of SelectQuote shares are held by institutional investors. 10.3% of SelectQuote shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ryan Specialty Group and SelectQuote’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ryan Specialty Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
SelectQuote $937.82 million 2.48 $131.05 million $0.79 18.03

SelectQuote has higher revenue and earnings than Ryan Specialty Group.


This table compares Ryan Specialty Group and SelectQuote’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ryan Specialty Group N/A N/A N/A
SelectQuote 13.97% 20.76% 10.00%


SelectQuote beats Ryan Specialty Group on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ryan Specialty Group Company Profile

Ryan Specialty Group Holdings Inc. is a service provider of specialty products and solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers. The company offer distribution, underwriting, product development, administration and risk management services by acting as a wholesale broker and a managing underwriter. Ryan Specialty Group Holdings Inc. is based in CHICAGO.

SelectQuote Company Profile

Founded in 1985, SelectQuote (NYSE: SLQT) provides solutions that help consumers protect their most valuable assets: their families, health and property. The company pioneered the direct-to-consumer model of providing unbiased comparisons from multiple, highly-rated insurance companies allowing consumers to choose the policy and terms that best meet their unique needs. Two foundational pillars underpin SelectQuote's success: a force of more than 1,000 highly-trained and skilled agents who provide a consultative needs analysis for every consumer, and proprietary technology that sources, scores, and routes high-quality sales leads. The company has three core business lines: SelectQuote Senior, SelectQuote Life and SelectQuote Auto and Home. SelectQuote Senior, the largest and fastest-growing business, serves the needs of a demographic that sees 10,000 people turn 65 each day with a range of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans from 15 leading, nationally-recognized carriers, as well as prescription drug plan, dental, vision and hearing plans.

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