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Also traded in: Canada, Germany, Mexico

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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
FRFFF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. FRFFF: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FRFFF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.44 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.23
FRFFF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. FRFFF: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FRFFF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.23
0.09
0.27
Beneish M-Score: 2.50
WACC vs ROIC
1.85%
-4.41%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -6.21
FRFFF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. FRFFF: -6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FRFFF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.84  Med: 7.36 Max: 30.65
Current: -6.21
-16.84
30.65
Net Margin % -5.69
FRFFF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. FRFFF: -5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FRFFF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.65  Med: 7.13 Max: 18.48
Current: -5.69
-9.65
18.48
ROE % -5.43
FRFFF's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. FRFFF: -5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FRFFF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.93  Med: 5.67 Max: 34.98
Current: -5.43
-6.93
34.98
ROA % -1.21
FRFFF's ROA % is ranked lower than
92% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. FRFFF: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FRFFF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.63  Med: 1.56 Max: 5.89
Current: -1.21
-1.63
5.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 20.20
FRFFF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. FRFFF: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FRFFF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 8.4 Max: 46.6
Current: 20.2
-10.9
46.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -42.10
FRFFF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. FRFFF: -42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FRFFF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.6  Med: 9.1 Max: 119.7
Current: -42.1
-57.6
119.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.90
FRFFF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. FRFFF: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FRFFF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.4  Med: 5.65 Max: 70.7
Current: -0.9
-54.4
70.7
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Preferred stocks of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FFH.PR.E.Canada16.824.33Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FFH.PR.I.Canada19.844.67Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FFH.PR.C.Canada22.635.06Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.K.Canada22.955.43Class K
FXFLF17.045.13Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.G.Canada18.104.58G
FRFGF12.494.40Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FRFXF15.024.71Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FRFFF16.985.62Class K
FAXRF13.844.53G
FRFZF15.543.36Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.D.Canada21.063.23Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.M.Canada24.504.85Cum Pfd Shs Series -M-
FFH.PR.F.Canada15.994.20Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.H.Canada18.154.23Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FAXXF13.384.34Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.J.Canada19.194.35Pfd Shs Series -J- Fltg Rt
FXFHF11.134.49Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 7339
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Traded in other countries:FFH.Canada, FFX.Germany, FFH.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd is a financial services holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

Fairfax Financial offers reinsurance and property and casualty insurance in Canada, the United States, and other international markets. Almost 30% of premiums come from reinsurance activities, and about 25% of premiums are generated from outside Canada and the U.S. The company also has some non-insurance operations such as restaurants. Fairfax has been led by Prem Watsa, its chairman and CEO, since its formation in 1985.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 1.30
FRFFF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. FRFFF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FRFFF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.3
0.53
1.57
PS Ratio 1.17
FRFFF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FRFFF: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRFFF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.17
0.23
1.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.83
FRFFF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
58% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. FRFFF: 9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FRFFF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 9.84 Max: 3108.6
Current: 9.83
2.19
3108.6
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.28
FRFFF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. FRFFF: 8.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FRFFF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.14  Med: 9.41 Max: 258.05
Current: 8.28
2.14
258.05
Shiller PE Ratio 19.92
FRFFF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. FRFFF: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FRFFF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.44  Med: 18.85 Max: 26.87
Current: 19.92
9.44
26.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 5.62
FRFFF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
69% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. FRFFF: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FRFFF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.2 Max: 5.64
Current: 5.62
0.69
5.64
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.80
FRFFF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. FRFFF: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FRFFF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.1 Max: 72.7
Current: 7.8
0
72.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.52
FRFFF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
74% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. FRFFF: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.88
FRFFF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
81% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. FRFFF: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRFFF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.09 Max: 7.91
Current: 7.88
0.97
7.91
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
FRFFF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. FRFFF: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FRFFF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: -3.9 Max: -0.8
Current: -2.9
-11
-0.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -29.17
FRFFF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. FRFFF: -29.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FRFFF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.17  Med: 1.05 Max: 36
Current: -29.17
-29.17
36

More Statistics

Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $11.55 - 17.34
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