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Intact Financial

IFC-T

TSE:IFC

170.00
0.62 (0.37%)
Intact Insurance is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada with close to $8.0 billion in annual premiums.
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Analysis and Opinions about IFC-T

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Opinion
Expert
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TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 27, 2021
A steady eddy. They just did an acquisition of RSA which expand their leadership in Canada, and gives them a presence in the UK and Ireland. Tailwinds come from their high-quality investment porfolio. They enjoy good pricing in various divisions as we leave Covid behind. He see EPS growth. Trades at 16.3x future PE. (Analysts’ price target is $189.64)
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A steady eddy. They just did an acquisition of RSA which expand their leadership in Canada, and gives them a presence in the UK and Ireland. Tailwinds come from their high-quality investment porfolio. They enjoy good pricing in various divisions as we leave Covid behind. He see EPS growth. Trades at 16.3x future PE. (Analysts’ price target is $189.64)
Greg Newman
Price
$170.000
Owned
Yes
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
June 23, 2021
Great stock over the years, acquiring and consolidating. Great business, well managed. Tremendous pricing power in the industry. Richly valued. Good one to own long term, quality company. Try to buy it on the rare dips, when there's a market correction.
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Great stock over the years, acquiring and consolidating. Great business, well managed. Tremendous pricing power in the industry. Richly valued. Good one to own long term, quality company. Try to buy it on the rare dips, when there's a market correction.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
June 3, 2021
(A Top Pick Jun 11/20, Up 29%) Capable acquirers. Recent acquisitions are expected to be accretive. Good environment for P&C insurers. By far, best in breed in Canada, maybe in NA.
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(A Top Pick Jun 11/20, Up 29%) Capable acquirers. Recent acquisitions are expected to be accretive. Good environment for P&C insurers. By far, best in breed in Canada, maybe in NA.
Brian Madden
Price
$168.990
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
May 21, 2021
(A Top Pick Jun 12/20, Up 22%) Would buy this again. On an EPS profile, he sees 15% growth. Trading at 15.4x 2022 right now. Price to growth, it is compelling. Closing a big acquisition in June. The multiple will expand once they show signs of incorporating the acquisition well.
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(A Top Pick Jun 12/20, Up 22%) Would buy this again. On an EPS profile, he sees 15% growth. Trading at 15.4x 2022 right now. Price to growth, it is compelling. Closing a big acquisition in June. The multiple will expand once they show signs of incorporating the acquisition well.
Greg Newman
Price
$160.070
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
May 19, 2021

Billy Kawasaki’s Insights - Billy’s most-liked answers from 5i Research. It has pulled back in the last seven days of trading. It completed a bond offering. Price targets were cut by BMO. The drop seems related to the market more than anything company specific. Earnings remain good and the stock is up year to date. Fairly attractive at these prices. Unlock Premium - Try 5i Free

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Billy Kawasaki’s Insights - Billy’s most-liked answers from 5i Research. It has pulled back in the last seven days of trading. It completed a bond offering. Price targets were cut by BMO. The drop seems related to the market more than anything company specific. Earnings remain good and the stock is up year to date. Fairly attractive at these prices. Unlock Premium - Try 5i Free

Stockchase Insights
Price
$157.820
Owned
_N/A
HOLD
HOLD
March 17, 2021
Very well run. Fundamentals in the P&C insurance industry are very positive. It's a "hard market", so they're enjoying significant price increases and more volume across different lines of business. Currently making a pretty significant acquisition.
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Very well run. Fundamentals in the P&C insurance industry are very positive. It's a "hard market", so they're enjoying significant price increases and more volume across different lines of business. Currently making a pretty significant acquisition.
Colin Stewart
Price
$150.285
Owned
No
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
March 12, 2021
(A Top Pick Mar 11/20, Up 20%) Recommended this on the eve of covid. Wanted something steady and it did well. They bought RSA in Q2 that gives value to shareholders. Still a fragmented business and has good upside potential. Trading at 12x 2023. Still likes it.
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(A Top Pick Mar 11/20, Up 20%) Recommended this on the eve of covid. Wanted something steady and it did well. They bought RSA in Q2 that gives value to shareholders. Still a fragmented business and has good upside potential. Trading at 12x 2023. Still likes it.
Greg Newman
Price
$152.940
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
March 9, 2021
Very well run company, but would consider it if the price were 15% lower. You can buy this and do well over several years. Happy to recommend it. Their combined ratio has always been on the positive side.
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Very well run company, but would consider it if the price were 15% lower. You can buy this and do well over several years. Happy to recommend it. Their combined ratio has always been on the positive side.
Michael Sprung
Price
$154.230
Owned
No
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
March 5, 2021
Dominant property and casualty insurer with 17% market share in home, auto, commercial and specialty lines. They are going through a $12B acquisition that will give them a presence in the UK. Longer-term forces like climate change and rising property values give them higher premiums and higher insured values. There is a hardening market in their insurance space. (Analysts’ price target is $181.78)
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Dominant property and casualty insurer with 17% market share in home, auto, commercial and specialty lines. They are going through a $12B acquisition that will give them a presence in the UK. Longer-term forces like climate change and rising property values give them higher premiums and higher insured values. There is a hardening market in their insurance space. (Analysts’ price target is $181.78)
Brian Madden
Price
$149.600
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
March 4, 2021
Fundamentals are very strong. Investors are unsure about recent RSA acquisition. Undervalued at these levels. Great opportunity to buy. Great story. Good strong dividend payer. Will execute well on the RSA deal.
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Fundamentals are very strong. Investors are unsure about recent RSA acquisition. Undervalued at these levels. Great opportunity to buy. Great story. Good strong dividend payer. Will execute well on the RSA deal.
Paul Harris, CFA
Price
$146.710
Owned
No
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
February 16, 2021
The stock has been a high performer in recent years, so it's cooling down now and testing support levels. That is not the worst thing, though. It remains well-run and continues to dominate market share. As it consolidates with this European acquisition, watch it. As Intact touches the 50- or 200-day moving average, buy it.
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Intact Financial (IFC-T)
February 16, 2021
The stock has been a high performer in recent years, so it's cooling down now and testing support levels. That is not the worst thing, though. It remains well-run and continues to dominate market share. As it consolidates with this European acquisition, watch it. As Intact touches the 50- or 200-day moving average, buy it.
Cole Kachur
Price
$146.610
Owned
Unknown
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 29, 2021
Doesn't want to add more risk if there is no need. The RSA purchase gives them greater scale, distribution and more avenues for growth. Synergistic. The market is waiting to see results. The stock will rerate with results. Good to grow quiet wealth. (Analysts’ price target is $176.00)
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Intact Financial (IFC-T)
January 29, 2021
Doesn't want to add more risk if there is no need. The RSA purchase gives them greater scale, distribution and more avenues for growth. Synergistic. The market is waiting to see results. The stock will rerate with results. Good to grow quiet wealth. (Analysts’ price target is $176.00)
Greg Newman
Price
$141.310
Owned
Yes
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
December 18, 2020
A quality name to own. Likes the stock. Modelling 9.3% growth. It is trading at 14x 2022 so it is quite expensive price to book. They did an interesting deal recently. If you look at Canadian financials they are very cheap by PE ratio. Would buy it around $136.
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Intact Financial (IFC-T)
December 18, 2020
A quality name to own. Likes the stock. Modelling 9.3% growth. It is trading at 14x 2022 so it is quite expensive price to book. They did an interesting deal recently. If you look at Canadian financials they are very cheap by PE ratio. Would buy it around $136.
Greg Newman
Price
$148.880
Owned
Unknown
BUY
BUY
December 2, 2020
A sensational performer since its IPO. Operates efficiently, smart acquisitions. Likes the RSA deal, as it adds diversity and bolsters market share. Exposure to commercial real estate, but it's a manageable risk.
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Intact Financial (IFC-T)
December 2, 2020
A sensational performer since its IPO. Operates efficiently, smart acquisitions. Likes the RSA deal, as it adds diversity and bolsters market share. Exposure to commercial real estate, but it's a manageable risk.
Brian Madden
Price
$147.370
Owned
Yes
WATCH
WATCH
November 12, 2020
Looks more interesting with the potential acquisition of RSA, as it expands their growth potential. Excellent operators. P&C insurance gets repriced annually, a plus. She's planning to research it more closely.
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Intact Financial (IFC-T)
November 12, 2020
Looks more interesting with the potential acquisition of RSA, as it expands their growth potential. Excellent operators. P&C insurance gets repriced annually, a plus. She's planning to research it more closely.
Christine Poole
Price
$135.900
Owned
No
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Intact Financial(IFC-T) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 11

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 1

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 12

Stockchase rating for Intact Financial is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Intact Financial(IFC-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Intact Financial stock symbol?

Intact Financial is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol IFC-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IFC-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:IFC or IFC-T

Is Intact Financial a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 12 stock analysts published opinions about IFC-T. 11 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is TOP PICK. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Intact Financial.

Is Intact Financial a good investment or a top pick?

Intact Financial was recommended as a Top Pick by Greg Newman on 2021-07-27. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Intact Financial.

Why is Intact Financial stock dropping?

Earnings reports or recent company news can cause the stock price to drop. Read stock experts’ recommendations for help on deciding if you should buy, sell or hold the stock.

Is Intact Financial worth watching?

12 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Intact Financial In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Intact Financial stock price?

On 2021-07-30, Intact Financial (IFC-T) stock closed at a price of $170.