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 (NYSE: MRH  ) 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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