Why Montpelier Is Poised to Keep Rallying

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

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

Montpelier facts

Headquarters (founded)

Pembroke, Bermuda (2001)

Market Cap

$1.4 billion

Industry

Reinsurance

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$766.9 million

Management

President/CEO Christopher Harris
COO Thomas Busher

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

6.6%

Cash / Debt

$330.6 million / $399.1 million

Dividend Yield

1.9%

Competitors

Aspen Insurance Holdings 
PartnerRe 
RenaissanceRe Holdings 


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

On CAPS, 96% of the 2,271 members who have rated Montpelier believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, Alaskabackpacker, succinctly summed up the Montpelier bull case for our community: "This insurance company has weathered the Sandy storm better than expected and beat earnings the last 3 quarters. They are valued at less than book and the chart looks great." 

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The article Why Montpelier Is Poised to Keep Rallying originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Montpelier Re Holdings. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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