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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.46
AWH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. AWH: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AWH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.88 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.46
Equity to Asset 0.26
AWH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. AWH: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AWH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.26
0.21
0.42
Interest Coverage 1.46
AWH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 36.81 vs. AWH: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AWH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.54  Med: 9.26 Max: 17.19
Current: 1.46
4.54
17.19
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
5.80%
2.10%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.52
AWH's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. AWH: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AWH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.04  Med: 22.21 Max: 37.95
Current: 3.52
-10.04
37.95
Net-margin (%) 3.29
AWH's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. AWH: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AWH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: 21.10 Max: 35.79
Current: 3.29
-11.1
35.79
ROE (%) 2.29
AWH's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. AWH: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AWH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.98  Med: 14.34 Max: 24.33
Current: 2.29
-8.98
24.33
ROA (%) 0.64
AWH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. AWH: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AWH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.74  Med: 4.14 Max: 6.62
Current: 0.64
-2.74
6.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.40
AWH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. AWH: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 17.60 Max: 680.2
Current: 18.4
0
680.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.10
AWH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. AWH: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 19.40 Max: 445.1
Current: 24.1
-1.9
445.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 28.70
AWH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. AWH: 28.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 21.00 Max: 374
Current: 28.7
-3.5
374
» AWH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

AWH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 77,700 sh (New)
David Dreman 249,314 sh (+1.09%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 125,900 sh (-8.57%)
Columbia Wanger 2,359,800 sh (-10.44%)
Chuck Royce 975,976 sh (-30.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,549 sh (-54.36%)
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Q2 2015

AWH Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 14,999 sh (+42.18%)
David Dreman 249,854 sh (+0.22%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 57,500 sh (-26.00%)
Chuck Royce 622,980 sh (-36.17%)
Columbia Wanger 1,224,075 sh (-48.13%)
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Q3 2015

AWH Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 549,367 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,684 sh (+64.57%)
Steven Cohen 61,900 sh (+7.65%)
Columbia Wanger 1,130,663 sh (-7.63%)
David Dreman 190,244 sh (-23.86%)
Chuck Royce 385,102 sh (-38.18%)
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Q4 2015

AWH Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 637,502 sh (+65.54%)
Columbia Wanger 1,168,762 sh (+3.37%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.57
AWH's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. AWH: 14.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AWH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 6.53 Max: 18.54
Current: 14.57
3.37
18.54
Forward P/E 7.82
AWH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. AWH: 7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.57
AWH's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. AWH: 14.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AWH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 6.54 Max: 18.54
Current: 14.57
3.37
18.54
P/B 0.82
AWH's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AWH: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AWH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.82
0.52
1.36
P/S 1.18
AWH's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. AWH: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AWH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.17
Current: 1.18
1.03
2.17
PFCF 10.29
AWH's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.29 vs. AWH: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AWH' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 4.82 Max: 34.33
Current: 10.29
1.97
34.33
POCF 8.36
AWH's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.66 vs. AWH: 8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AWH' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 4.79 Max: 33.11
Current: 8.36
1.94
33.11
EV-to-EBIT 12.63
AWH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. AWH: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AWH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 6.10 Max: 13.6
Current: 12.63
2.8
13.6
EV-to-EBITDA 12.34
AWH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
89% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. AWH: 12.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AWH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 5.90 Max: 13.3
Current: 12.34
2.7
13.3
PEG 2.94
AWH's PEG is ranked lower than
91% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. AWH: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AWH' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.82 Max: 8.83
Current: 2.94
0.23
8.83
Shiller P/E 9.27
AWH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.34 vs. AWH: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AWH' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.27  Med: 13.06 Max: 14.55
Current: 9.27
9.27
14.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.27
AWH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. AWH: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AWH' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.27
Current: 3.27
0.34
3.27
Dividend Payout 0.44
AWH's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
57% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. AWH: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AWH' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.09 Max: 2.6
Current: 0.44
0.04
2.6
Dividend Growth (3y) 27.30
AWH's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. AWH: 27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AWH' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.30 Max: 70.3
Current: 27.3
0
70.3
Forward Dividend Yield 3.35
AWH's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. AWH: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.64
AWH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. AWH: 11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AWH' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 6.26 Max: 11.64
Current: 11.64
1.21
11.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.80
AWH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. AWH: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AWH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.6  Med: 3.10 Max: 11.2
Current: 5.8
-6.6
11.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.96
AWH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. AWH: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AWH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.96
0.7
1.36
Price/Projected FCF 0.29
AWH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. AWH: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AWH' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.29
0.21
0.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.75
AWH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AWH: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AWH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.75
0.83
1.45
Price/Graham Number 1.26
AWH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. AWH: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AWH' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.95
Current: 1.26
0.33
0.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.86
AWH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. AWH: 7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 16.45 Max: 36.3
Current: 7.86
7.3
36.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.75
AWH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. AWH: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AWH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 21.50 Max: 39
Current: 15.75
12.6
39

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2546
EPS $ 0.82
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float0.62%
52-Week Range $30.29 - 45.05
Shares Outstanding(Mil)90.91

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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Allied World Assurance Co Holdings AG was formed in Bermuda in 2001 and have continued to maintain significant insurance and reinsurance operations there following its parent company's redomestication to Switzerland in December 2010. The Company is a Swiss-based insurance and reinsurance holding company whose subsidiaries underwrite a diverse portfolio of property and casualty lines of business through offices located in Bermuda, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Company has three business segments, namely U.S. insurance, international insurance and reinsurance. The U.S. insurance segment is comprised of its direct insurance operations in the United States and its Canada branch office in Toronto. Within this segment, the Company provides specialty liability products, with a particular emphasis on coverage for healthcare and professional liability risks. Additionally, it offers a selection of direct general casualty insurance and general property insurance products. It generally write small- and middle-market, non-Fortune 1000 accounts domiciled in North America, including public entities, private companies and non-profit organizations. The Company's underwriters are spread among its locations in the United States and Canada. Its casualty operations in the United States and Canada focus on insuring specialty liability risks, such as professional liability, environmental liability, product liability, healthcare liability, and commercial general liability risks. The international insurance segment includes its direct insurance operations in Bermuda, Europe and Asia. Its Bermuda operations underwrite primarily larger, Fortune 1000 casualty and property risks for accounts domiciled in North America. Its European offices have tended to focus on mid-sized to large European and multi-national companies domiciled outside of North America, and in recent years have diversified into products for smaller commercial clients. Within its international insurance segment, it provides general casualty products as well as professional liability, errors & omissions, employment practices and fiduciary liability insurance, and healthcare liability products. Its reinsurance segment includes the reinsurance of property, general casualty, professional liability, specialty lines and property catastrophe coverages written by other insurance companies. Property, casualty and specialty reinsurance is the principal source of revenue for this segment. The Company competes with major U.S. and non-U.S. companies. The Company's insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries must comply with many laws and regulations in the countries where it operates and where it sells its products.
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