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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.34
CRD.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. CRD.A: 0.34 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.1
Current: 0.34

0.21
3.1
Equity to Asset 0.22
CRD.A's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. CRD.A: 0.22 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.22

0.08
0.6
Interest Coverage 9.43
CRD.A's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. CRD.A: 9.43 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 13.93
Current: 9.43

1.96
13.93
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.92
M-Score: -2.23
WACC vs ROIC
8.56%
10.49%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.28
CRD.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. CRD.A: 5.28 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.76   Max: 12.31
Current: 5.28

-10.76
12.31
Net-margin (%) 2.52
CRD.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.22 vs. CRD.A: 2.52 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.04   Max: 6.79
Current: 2.52

-11.04
6.79
ROE (%) 15.21
CRD.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. CRD.A: 15.21 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -99.63   Max: 40.72
Current: 15.21

-99.63
40.72
ROA (%) 3.86
CRD.A's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CRD.A: 3.86 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.12   Max: 11.65
Current: 3.86

-14.12
11.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 58.03
CRD.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 121.10 vs. CRD.A: 58.03 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -241.87   Max: 186.77
Current: 58.03

-241.87
186.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
CRD.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CRD.A: -0.70 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 7.8
Current: -0.7

-0.7
7.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
CRD.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. CRD.A: -1.60 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.1   Max: 25.3
Current: -1.6

-16.1
25.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.20
CRD.A's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CRD.A: -13.20 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.5   Max: 33.6
Current: -13.2

-32.5
33.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CRD.A Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Q2 2014

CRD.A Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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CRD.A Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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CRD.A Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.60
CRD.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.30 vs. CRD.A: 13.60 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 41.46
Current: 13.6

3.42
41.46
Forward P/E 8.51
CRD.A's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.46 vs. CRD.A: 8.51 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.50
CRD.A's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.30 vs. CRD.A: 13.50 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 42.5
Current: 13.5

3.4
42.5
P/B 2.40
CRD.A's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CRD.A: 2.40 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3.29
Current: 2.4

0.69
3.29
P/S 0.30
CRD.A's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. CRD.A: 0.30 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.3

0.1
0.51
POCF 61.67
CRD.A's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.76 vs. CRD.A: 61.67 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 75
Current: 61.67

2.49
75
EV-to-EBIT 8.07
CRD.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. CRD.A: 8.07 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -10.5   Max: 19.1
Current: 8.07

-10.5
19.1
Shiller P/E 32.50
CRD.A's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 42.90 vs. CRD.A: 32.50 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.49   Max: 518
Current: 32.5

8.49
518
Current Ratio 1.42
CRD.A's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRD.A: 1.42 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 2.46
Current: 1.42

1.16
2.46
Quick Ratio 1.42
CRD.A's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRD.A: 1.42 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 2.46
Current: 1.42

1.16
2.46
Days Sales Outstanding 54.02
CRD.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 126.11 vs. CRD.A: 54.02 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.69   Max: 121.98
Current: 54.02

46.69
121.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.40
CRD.A's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. CRD.A: 3.40 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 5.33
Current: 3.4

0.39
5.33
Dividend Payout 0.44
CRD.A's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CRD.A: 0.44 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.44

0.12
1.5
Dividend growth (3y) 33.90
CRD.A's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. CRD.A: 33.90 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.9
Current: 33.9

0
33.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.40
CRD.A's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. CRD.A: 3.40 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 5.33
Current: 3.4

0.39
5.33
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
CRD.A's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CRD.A: -0.90 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.6   Max: -2
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
CRD.A's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CRD.A: 1.30 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.3

0.39
1.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CRD.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRD.A: 1.20 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 5.86
Current: 1.2

0.42
5.86
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.10
CRD.A's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CRD.A: 1.10 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.1

0.73
1.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.10
CRD.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CRD.A: 12.10 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 26.8
Current: 12.1

5.2
26.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.33
CRD.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Insurance Brokers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.99 vs. CRD.A: 19.33 )
CRD.A' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.1   Max: 26.3
Current: 19.33

-5.1
26.3

Business Description

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Crawford & Company was founded in 1941. The Company is a provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry, as well as to self-insured entities, with network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims Solutions offers claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers' compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company has four operating segments: Americas, which serves the property and casualty insurance company markets in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean; EMEA/AP, which serves the property and casualty insurance company markets in Europe, including the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, which includes Australia and New Zealand; Broadspire, which serves the U.S. self-insured marketplace; and Legal Settlement Administration, which serves the securities, bankruptcy and other legal settlements markets, mainly in the U.S. The Company's Americas segment provides claims management services in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean, mainly to insurance companies. These insurance companies customarily manage their own claims administration function, but often rely upon third-party service providers for the services which the Company provides, mainly with respect to the field investigation and evaluation of property and casualty insurance claims. Americas' revenues are reported for three regions: U.S. Property & Casualty, USP&C; Canada; and Latin America/Caribbean. U.S. Claims Field Operations, Contractor Connection, U.S. Technical Services, and U.S. Catastrophe Services make up the Company's U.S. Property & Casualty operations. The Company's EMEA/AP revenues are derived mainly from the insurance company and third-party administration markets. In the insurance company market, EMEA/AP provides field investigation and evaluation of property and casualty insurance claims. Revenues for EMEA/AP are reported for three regions: the U.K.; Continental Europe, the Middle East and Africa, CEMEA; and Asia-Pacific. Broadspire is a third-party administrator to employers and insurance companies, offering a platform of workers' compensation and liability claims management as well as medical management services. Through this segment, the Company serves clients in the self-insured or commercially insured marketplace by providing them with claims and risk management services. The Company provides legal settlement administration services related to settlements of securities cases, product liability cases, bankruptcy noticing and distribution, and other legal settlements, by identifying and qualifying class members, determining and dispensing settlement payments, and administering settlement funds. Such services are generally referred to by the Company as class action services and are performed by The Gar
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