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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 0.02
EMCI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. EMCI: 0.02 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.34
EMCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. EMCI: 0.34 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.34

0.2
0.35
Interest Coverage 121.39
EMCI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 18.39 vs. EMCI: 121.39 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 14.36   Max: 9999.99
Current: 121.39

14.36
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.04
WACC vs ROIC
7.92%
6.72%
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 (%) 6.88
EMCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. EMCI: 6.88 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 17.49
Current: 6.88

-2.5
17.49
Net-margin (%) 5.05
EMCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. EMCI: 5.05 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.71   Max: 12.09
Current: 5.05

-0.71
12.09
ROE (%) 6.23
EMCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.99 vs. EMCI: 6.23 )
EMCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.46   Max: 18.78
Current: 6.23

-1.46
18.78
ROA (%) 2.08
EMCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. EMCI: 2.08 )
EMCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.33   Max: 4.62
Current: 2.08

-0.33
4.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
EMCI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. EMCI: 6.40 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 10.9
Current: 6.4

-3.3
10.9
» EMCI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

EMCI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 108,815 sh (+12.06%)
John Keeley 7,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 104,364 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

EMCI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 113,207 sh (+4.04%)
John Keeley 7,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 86,955 sh (-16.68%)
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Q3 2014

EMCI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 115,900 sh (+2.38%)
John Keeley 7,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 54,655 sh (-37.15%)
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Q4 2014

EMCI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Keeley 7,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 114,329 sh (-1.36%)
Chuck Royce 48,255 sh (-11.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.60
EMCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. EMCI: 14.60 )
EMCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.56   Max: 87.25
Current: 14.6

5.56
87.25
Forward P/E 8.65
EMCI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. EMCI: 8.65 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.60
EMCI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. EMCI: 14.60 )
EMCI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.56   Max: 90.42
Current: 14.6

5.56
90.42
P/B 0.87
EMCI's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EMCI: 0.87 )
EMCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.87

0.62
1.61
P/S 0.73
EMCI's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. EMCI: 0.73 )
EMCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.73

0.48
1.27
POCF 4.76
EMCI's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. EMCI: 4.76 )
EMCI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 48.57
Current: 4.76

1.27
48.57
EV-to-EBIT 10.08
EMCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. EMCI: 10.08 )
EMCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -109.2   Max: 21.3
Current: 10.08

-109.2
21.3
Shiller P/E 13.22
EMCI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. EMCI: 13.22 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.05   Max: 31.95
Current: 13.22

7.05
31.95
Days Sales Outstanding 1.08
EMCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 143.25 vs. EMCI: 1.08 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 5.02
Current: 1.08

0.02
5.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.97
EMCI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. EMCI: 2.97 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 4.42
Current: 2.97

1.82
4.42
Dividend Payout 0.42
EMCI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. EMCI: 0.42 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.86
Current: 0.42

0.17
2.86
Dividend growth (3y) 6.90
EMCI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. EMCI: 6.90 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.9
Current: 6.9

0
6.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.92
EMCI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. EMCI: 3.92 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 5.78
Current: 3.92

2.38
5.78
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
EMCI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. EMCI: -1.40 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.8   Max: -6.2
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.87
EMCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. EMCI: 0.87 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.87

0.6
1.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
EMCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EMCI: 1.08 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.08

0.64
1.64
Price/Graham Number 0.76
EMCI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. EMCI: 0.76 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.51
Current: 0.76

0.48
1.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
EMCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. EMCI: 9.90 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 28
Current: 9.9

4.7
28
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.09
EMCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. EMCI: -3.09 )
EMCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 39.8
Current: -3.09

-3.1
39.8

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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EMC Insurance Group Inc. was incorporated in Iowa in 1974 by Employers Mutual Casualty Company. The Company is an insurance holding company. The Company conducts operations in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance through its subsidiaries. The Company primarily focuses on the sale of commercial lines of property and casualty insurance to small and medium-sized businesses. These products are sold through independent insurance agents who are supported by a decentralized network of branch offices. Although the Company actively markets its insurance products in 40 states, the majority of its business is marketed and generated in the Midwest. The property and casualty insurance operations are integrated with the property and casualty insurance operations of Employers Mutual through participation in a reinsurance pooling agreement. Because the Company conducts its property and casualty insurance operations together with Employers Mutual through the reinsurance pooling agreement, the Company shares the same business philosophy, management, employees and facilities as Employers Mutual and offers the same types of insurance products. Reinsurance operations are conducted through EMC Reinsurance Company, and represented 24 percent of consolidated premiums earned in 2013. The principal business activity of EMC Reinsurance Company is to assume, through a quota share reinsurance agreement, the voluntary reinsurance business written directly by Employers Mutual with unaffiliated insurance companies. The Company's property and casualty insurance subsidiaries and the other parties to the pooling agreement underwrite both commercial and personal lines of property and casualty insurance.
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EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) CEO Bruce G Kelley buys 2,870 Shares Mar 17 2011 
EMC Insurance Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 10 2011 
EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) Sr.Vice President & CFO Mark E Reese sells 1,000 Shares May 13 2010 
EMC Insurance Group Inc. Declares 111th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Aug 25 2009 
EMC Insurance Group Inc. Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call Feb 04 2009 

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