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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
BRO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BRO: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BRO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.77 Max: 9.49
Current: 0.3
0.03
9.49
Equity to Asset 0.43
BRO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. BRO: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BRO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.43
0.3
0.63
Interest Coverage 11.96
BRO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BRO: 11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BRO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.65  Med: 19.14 Max: 54.15
Current: 11.96
4.65
54.15
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.17
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
6.18%
7.89%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 22.14
BRO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. BRO: 22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.85  Med: 26.69 Max: 32.68
Current: 22.14
20.85
32.68
Net-margin (%) 13.08
BRO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.53 vs. BRO: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 12.36  Med: 15.89 Max: 20.02
Current: 13.08
12.36
20.02
ROE (%) 10.15
BRO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. BRO: 10.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.04  Med: 21.68 Max: 36.72
Current: 10.15
10.04
36.72
ROA (%) 4.53
BRO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BRO: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.81  Med: 10.13 Max: 13.62
Current: 4.53
4.81
13.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 456.68
BRO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 40.30 vs. BRO: 456.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 255.77  Med: 468.91 Max: 710.09
Current: 456.68
255.77
710.09
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.10
BRO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BRO: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.2  Med: 11.40 Max: 80.9
Current: 15.1
-41.2
80.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
BRO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BRO: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.4  Med: 9.60 Max: 73.7
Current: 9.6
-42.4
73.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
BRO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BRO: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.8  Med: 9.40 Max: 81
Current: 7.4
-42.8
81
» BRO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BRO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 9,356 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 1,852,470 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,868,427 sh (+22.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 203,259 sh (+17.48%)
Wallace Weitz 1,072,787 sh (+2.97%)
Columbia Wanger 1,837,000 sh (+1.77%)
Murray Stahl 25,686 sh (+1.19%)
Tom Gayner 365,628 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 13,925 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 2,677,335 sh (-0.42%)
Westport Asset Management 404,261 sh (-1.22%)
Chuck Royce 46,500 sh (-93.36%)
» More
Q3 2014

BRO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 50,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 84,100 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 3,335,075 sh (+80.03%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,295,566 sh (+11.04%)
Westport Asset Management 404,261 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,837,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 46,500 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 365,628 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 13,925 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 25,418 sh (-1.04%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,648,208 sh (-1.09%)
Wallace Weitz 1,047,446 sh (-2.36%)
» More
Q4 2014

BRO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 95,150 sh (New)
Jim Simons 211,000 sh (+150.89%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,415,530 sh (+2.79%)
Murray Stahl 26,069 sh (+2.56%)
Wallace Weitz 1,057,814 sh (+0.99%)
First Eagle Investment 3,347,384 sh (+0.37%)
Tweedy Browne 13,925 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 2,644,784 sh (-0.13%)
Tom Gayner 165,628 sh (-54.70%)
Westport Asset Management 132,843 sh (-67.14%)
Chuck Royce 5,500 sh (-88.17%)
» More
Q1 2015

BRO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 223,264 sh (+134.64%)
Jim Simons 334,600 sh (+58.58%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,926,539 sh (+11.57%)
Wallace Weitz 1,079,259 sh (+2.03%)
First Eagle Investment 3,373,474 sh (+0.78%)
Tweedy Browne 13,925 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,500 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 2,627,964 sh (-0.64%)
Murray Stahl 25,818 sh (-0.96%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.40
BRO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. BRO: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BRO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.89  Med: 20.84 Max: 31.07
Current: 22.4
12.89
31.07
Forward P/E 17.57
BRO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.65 vs. BRO: 17.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.40
BRO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. BRO: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BRO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.92  Med: 20.54 Max: 31.18
Current: 22.4
12.92
31.18
P/B 2.31
BRO's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BRO: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.30 Max: 6.06
Current: 2.31
1.56
6.06
P/S 2.93
BRO's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. BRO: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.30 Max: 6.06
Current: 2.93
2.24
6.06
PFCF 13.76
BRO's PFCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.06 vs. BRO: 13.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BRO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.87  Med: 14.39 Max: 25.53
Current: 13.76
5.87
25.53
POCF 12.91
BRO's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. BRO: 12.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.68  Med: 13.57 Max: 23.97
Current: 12.91
5.68
23.97
EV-to-EBIT 14.41
BRO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.47 vs. BRO: 14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.7  Med: 13.30 Max: 20.3
Current: 14.41
8.7
20.3
PEG 3.07
BRO's PEG is ranked lower than
80% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. BRO: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BRO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.41 Max: 58.08
Current: 3.07
0.66
58.08
Shiller P/E 25.04
BRO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.74 vs. BRO: 25.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.42  Med: 23.08 Max: 41.45
Current: 25.04
13.42
41.45
Current Ratio 1.19
BRO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. BRO: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.19
0.78
1.5
Quick Ratio 1.19
BRO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BRO: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.19
0.78
1.5
Days Sales Outstanding 97.35
BRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 54.93 vs. BRO: 97.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 78.99  Med: 99.89 Max: 194.07
Current: 97.35
78.99
194.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.29
BRO's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. BRO: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BRO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.29
0.51
1.82
Dividend Payout 0.28
BRO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. BRO: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BRO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.28
0.02
0.95
Dividend growth (3y) 8.10
BRO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
67% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BRO: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 15.60 Max: 21.9
Current: 8.1
4.4
21.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.75
BRO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. BRO: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.75
0.69
2.45
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
BRO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BRO: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BRO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 35.2  Med: -0.80 Max: -108.8
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.91
BRO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BRO: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BRO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.09 Max: 7.76
Current: 0.91
0.28
7.76
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.34
BRO's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
60% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BRO: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.89
BRO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BRO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.89
0.11
1.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.47
BRO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BRO: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BRO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.13
Current: 2.47
0.13
4.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.88
BRO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BRO: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 7.50 Max: 11.5
Current: 6.88
4.9
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.15
BRO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. BRO: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BRO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -5.7  Med: 13.00 Max: 27.6
Current: 15.15
-5.7
27.6

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Insurance Brokers
Compare:AON, WSH, MMC, ERIE, NFP » details
Traded in other countries:BTW.Germany,
Brown & Brown Inc is a Florida Corporation, which operates as an insurance agency, wholesale brokerage, insurance programs and service organization with origins dating from 1939. It markets and sells to its customers insurance products and services, mainly in the property, casualty and employee benefits areas. It provides its customers with quality, non-investment insurance contracts, as well as other targeted, customized risk management products and services. The Companys business is divided into four reportable operating segments: the Retail Division; the National Programs Division; the Wholesale Brokerage Division; and the Services Division. The Retail Division provides a broad range of insurance products and services to commercial, public entity, professional and individual customers. The National Programs Division contains two units: Professional Programs, which provides professional liability and related package products for certain professionals; and Special Programs, which markets targeted products and services to specific industries, trade groups, public entities, and market niches. The Wholesale Brokerage Division markets and sells excess and surplus commercial and personal insurance, and reinsurance, primarily through independent agents and brokers. The Services Division provides clients with third-party claims administration, consulting for the workers compensation insurance market, comprehensive medical utilization management services in both workers compensation and all-lines liability arenas, and Medicare Secondary Payer statute compliance-related services. Its Wholesale Brokerage Division markets and sells excess and surplus commercial insurance products and services to retail insurance agencies (including its retail offices), and reinsurance products and services to insurance companies throughout the United States. Services Division provided the following services: insurance-related services, including third-party claims administration (TPA) and comprehensive medical utilization management services in both the workers compensation and all-lines liability arenas, as well as Medicare set-aside services, Social Security disability and Medicare benefits advocacy services, and catastrophe claims adjusting services. The insurance intermediary business is highly competitive, and numerous firms actively compete with the Company for customers and insurance markets.
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