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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
ACE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. ACE: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ACE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.24 Max: N/A
Current: 0.19
Equity to Asset 0.29
ACE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. ACE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ACE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.29
0.13
0.52
Interest Coverage 12.16
ACE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 36.81 vs. ACE: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ACE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.81  Med: 13.07 Max: 18.02
Current: 12.16
6.81
18.02
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
9.10%
8.60%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.56
ACE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. ACE: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ACE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.27  Med: 19.30 Max: 22.91
Current: 11.56
11.27
22.91
Net-margin (%) 9.83
ACE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. ACE: 9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ACE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.85  Med: 16.00 Max: 19.51
Current: 9.83
7.85
19.51
ROE (%) 9.63
ACE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. ACE: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ACE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.51  Med: 11.89 Max: 17.67
Current: 9.63
6.51
17.67
ROA (%) 2.85
ACE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. ACE: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ACE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.21 Max: 4.02
Current: 2.85
1.66
4.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
ACE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. ACE: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 6.35 Max: 57.9
Current: 4.6
-1.1
57.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.30
ACE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. ACE: 19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.9  Med: 6.65 Max: 317.5
Current: 19.3
-70.9
317.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 23.00
ACE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. ACE: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.4  Med: 6.05 Max: 130.6
Current: 23
-47.4
130.6
» ACE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

ACE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 50,700 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 85,766 sh (+25.19%)
John Keeley 28,565 sh (+0.04%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Chris Davis 3,353,376 sh (-0.47%)
Scott Black 80,398 sh (-14.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 85,600 sh (-14.91%)
David Dreman 304 sh (-35.46%)
Ray Dalio 2,785 sh (-54.97%)
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Q1 2015

ACE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 447,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,692 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 91,500 sh (+6.89%)
Scott Black 85,576 sh (+6.44%)
David Dreman 304 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley 28,445 sh (-0.42%)
Chris Davis 3,313,723 sh (-1.18%)
Pioneer Investments 83,976 sh (-2.09%)
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Q2 2015

ACE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 6,127 sh (+1915.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,788 sh (+208.19%)
Jim Simons 686,600 sh (+53.57%)
Scott Black 90,761 sh (+6.06%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Chris Davis 3,259,873 sh (-1.63%)
John Keeley 26,905 sh (-5.41%)
Jeremy Grantham 73,800 sh (-19.34%)
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Q3 2015

ACE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 239,700 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,140,715 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 82,988 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 454,542 sh (+515.91%)
David Dreman 7,763 sh (+26.70%)
John Keeley 26,905 sh (unchged)
Scott Black 89,097 sh (-1.83%)
Chris Davis 2,769,640 sh (-15.04%)
Jim Simons 570,000 sh (-16.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,400 sh (-87.31%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.70
ACE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. ACE: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ACE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.72  Med: 10.40 Max: 17.07
Current: 13.7
5.72
17.07
Forward P/E 11.82
ACE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.97 vs. ACE: 11.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.70
ACE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. ACE: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ACE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.72  Med: 10.36 Max: 17.1
Current: 13.7
5.72
17.1
P/B 1.25
ACE's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ACE: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ACE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.25
0.74
1.58
P/S 1.95
ACE's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ACE: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.95
0.77
2.05
POCF 9.35
ACE's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. ACE: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 5.27 Max: 9.85
Current: 9.35
2.32
9.85
EV-to-EBIT 11.04
ACE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. ACE: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ACE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.60 Max: 13.5
Current: 11.04
4.7
13.5
EV-to-EBITDA 10.79
ACE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. ACE: 10.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ACE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.60 Max: 13.5
Current: 10.79
4.7
13.5
PEG 2.91
ACE's PEG is ranked lower than
90% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. ACE: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ACE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.96 Max: 72.06
Current: 2.91
0.13
72.06
Shiller P/E 14.22
ACE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. ACE: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ACE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.58  Med: 13.44 Max: 22.04
Current: 14.22
8.58
22.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.40
ACE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. ACE: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ACE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.08 Max: 3.32
Current: 2.4
1.39
3.32
Dividend Payout 0.32
ACE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ACE: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ACE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: 4.5
Current: 0.32
0.01
4.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 46.10
ACE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. ACE: 46.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ACE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 11.55 Max: 46.1
Current: 46.1
-1.9
46.1
Forward Dividend Yield 2.41
ACE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ACE: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.87
ACE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. ACE: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ACE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 5.09 Max: 8.12
Current: 5.87
3.4
8.12
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
ACE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ACE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ACE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.4  Med: -3.35 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2
-22.4
0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.55
ACE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ACE: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ACE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.61 Max: 3.83
Current: 1.55
0.99
3.83
Price/Projected FCF 1.57
ACE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. ACE: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ACE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.53 Max: 16.77
Current: 1.57
0.73
16.77
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.02
ACE's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
64% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ACE: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.38
ACE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ACE: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.42
Current: 1.38
0.45
3.42
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.26
ACE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. ACE: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ACE' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.26
0.3
2.52
Price/Graham Number 0.98
ACE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. ACE: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ACE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.59
Current: 0.98
0.44
3.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.10
ACE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. ACE: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 11.60 Max: 21.5
Current: 9.1
7.4
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.07
ACE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. ACE: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ACE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 9.70 Max: 74.2
Current: 6.07
-0.3
74.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $19045
EPS $ 8.19
Short Percentage of Float7.19%
52-Week Range $96.00 - 119.86
Shares Outstanding(Mil)324.18

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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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Traded in other countries:AEX.Germany,
Chubb Ltd is the Swiss-incorporated holding company of the ACE Group of Companies founded in 1985. The Company with its direct and indirect subsidiaries provides insurance and reinsurance organization, serving the needs of a diverse group of clients. It offers commercial insurance products and service offerings such as risk management programs, loss control and engineering and complex claims management. It provides specialized insurance products ranging from Directors & Officers (D&O) and professional liability to various specialty-casualty and umbrella and excess casualty lines to niche areas such as aviation and energy. It also offers personal lines insurance coverage including homeowners, automobile, valuables, umbrella liability, and recreational marine products. In addition, it supplies personal accident, supplemental health, and life insurance to individuals in select countries. The Company operates five business segments: Insurance - North American P&C includes the Company's retail divisions: ACE USA (including ACE Canada), ACE Commercial Risk Services, and ACE Private Risk Services, wholesale and specialty divisions: ACE Westchester and ACE Bermuda, Various run-off operations, including Brandywine Holdings Corporation (Brandywine); Insurance - North American Agriculture comprises Rain and Hail Insurance Service, Inc. (Rain and Hail) and ACE Agribusiness; Insurance - Overseas General comprises ACE International and ACE Global Markets (AGM). ACE International comprises its retail commercial P&C, A&H, and personal lines businesses serving territories outside the U.S., Bermuda, and Canada, and the international supplemental A&H business of Combined Insurance. AGM, its London-based international specialty and excess and surplus lines business, includes Lloyd's of London (Lloyd's) Syndicate 2488 (Syndicate 2488), a wholly-owned ACE syndicate; Global Reinsurance represents ACE's reinsurance operations comprising ACE Tempest Re Bermuda, ACE Tempest Re USA, ACE Tempest Re International, and ACE Tempest Re Canada. The Global Reinsurance segment also includes AGM's reinsurance operations. Global Reinsurance markets reinsurance products under the ACE Tempest Re brand name and provides solutions for small to mid-sized clients and multinational ceding companies including licensed reinsurance capabilities, property and workers' compensation catastrophe, loss-warranty, stop-loss cover, marine and aviation programs; and Life segment comprises ACE's international life operations (ACE Life), ACE Tempest Life Re (ACE Life Re), and the North American supplemental A&H and life business of Combined Insurance. The Company competitors include other stock companies, mutual companies, alternative risk sharing groups (such as group captives and catastrophe pools), and other underwriting organizations. It compete for business not only on the basis of price but also on the basis of availability of coverage desired by customers and quality of service.
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