Switch to:
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
FRFHF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. FRFHF: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FRFHF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.42 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.23
FRFHF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. FRFHF: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FRFHF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.23
0.09
0.28
Beneish M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
1.42%
-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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -6.21
FRFHF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. FRFHF: -6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FRFHF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.84  Med: 7.31 Max: 31.23
Current: -6.21
-16.84
31.23
Net Margin % -5.69
FRFHF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. FRFHF: -5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FRFHF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.65  Med: 6.25 Max: 18.83
Current: -5.69
-9.65
18.83
ROE % -5.43
FRFHF's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. FRFHF: -5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FRFHF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.66  Med: 5.87 Max: 34.98
Current: -5.43
-7.66
34.98
ROA % -1.21
FRFHF's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. FRFHF: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FRFHF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.63  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.89
Current: -1.21
-1.63
5.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 20.20
FRFHF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FRFHF: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 1.8 Max: 36.8
Current: 20.2
-10.4
36.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -42.10
FRFHF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. FRFHF: -42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.6  Med: 2.8 Max: 119.7
Current: -42.1
-57.6
119.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.90
FRFHF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. FRFHF: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.4  Med: -8.9 Max: 49.7
Current: -0.9
-54.4
49.7
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd $FRFHF.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
» FRFHF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-17 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FRFHF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Preferred stocks of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FFH.PR.E.Canada16.404.44Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FFH.PR.I.Canada19.634.72Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FFH.PR.C.Canada22.095.18Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.K.Canada22.505.56Class K
FXFLF16.575.21Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.G.Canada18.354.52G
FRFGF12.494.40Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FRFXF14.734.80Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FRFFF16.715.71Class K
FAXRF13.844.53G
FRFZF14.773.50Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.D.Canada21.003.25Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.M.Canada24.074.93Cum Pfd Shs Series -M-
FFH.PR.F.Canada15.394.30Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.H.Canada18.404.14Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FAXXF13.164.37Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.J.Canada18.754.46Pfd 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
Compare:OTCPK:IAUGY, NYSE:CNA, NAS:CINF, NYSE:XL, OTCPK:SNMCY, NYSE:Y, NYSE:MKL, OTCPK:IFCZF, OTCPK:QBIEY, NYSE:WRB, NYSE:AFG, OTCPK:AGESY, OTCPK:RSNAY, OTCPK:AMIGY, NYSE:L, NYSE:ENH, NYSE:AXS, NYSE:AWH, NYSE:WTM, OTCPK:HCXLF » details
Traded in other countries:FFH.Canada, FFX.Germany, FFH.Mexico,
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.

Top Ranked Articles about Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

Watsa's Fairfax Sees Profits Wilt on Investment Losses Holding company affected by price fluctuations in 3rd quarter
Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio)’s Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH)(FRFHF) hosted a conference call to discuss its third-quarter results Friday morning. The results were released at market close Thursday. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 9.59
FRFHF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. FRFHF: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.31
FRFHF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FRFHF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FRFHF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.31
0.53
1.57
PS Ratio 1.17
FRFHF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FRFHF: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRFHF' 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 9.84
FRFHF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
52% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.86 vs. FRFHF: 9.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 9.53 Max: 3108.6
Current: 9.84
1.76
3108.6
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.29
FRFHF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
63% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.83 vs. FRFHF: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 8.88 Max: 258.05
Current: 8.29
1.73
258.05
Shiller PE Ratio 20.21
FRFHF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. FRFHF: 20.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FRFHF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.28  Med: 18.75 Max: 26.92
Current: 20.21
12.28
26.92

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.17
FRFHF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
69% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. FRFHF: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FRFHF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.2 Max: 3.64
Current: 2.17
0.69
3.64
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.80
FRFHF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. FRFHF: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.8 Max: 72.7
Current: 7.8
0
72.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.17
FRFHF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
75% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. FRFHF: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.04
FRFHF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
79% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. FRFHF: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRFHF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.09 Max: 5.11
Current: 3.04
0.97
5.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
FRFHF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. FRFHF: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: -3.6 Max: -0.8
Current: -2.9
-8
-0.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.39
FRFHF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. FRFHF: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.24 Max: 3.32
Current: 2.39
0.6
3.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.03
FRFHF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FRFHF: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.06 Max: 73.95
Current: 1.03
0.74
73.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.06
FRFHF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FRFHF: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.06
0.2
1.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.82
FRFHF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. FRFHF: -3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FRFHF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.82  Med: 17 Max: 233.4
Current: -3.82
-3.82
233.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,300
EPS (TTM) $ -24.56
Beta0.37
Short Percentage of Float0.49%
52-Week Range $435.11 - 593.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 13,516 14,525
EPS ($) 39.94 39.69
EPS without NRI ($) 39.94 39.69
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
» More Articles for FRFHF

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Prem Watsa’s Place in the Benjamin Graham Universe Mar 24 2017 
Prem Watsa Ends Period of Shorting Market With $1.2 Billion Loss Feb 17 2017 
Prem Watsa Significantly Increases US Bancorp, Buys 4 Stocks Feb 15 2017 
Recent Declines Are Opening to Buy Fairfax Financial Holdings Jan 17 2017 
'Canada's Warren Buffett' Prem Watsa Praises Trump, Forecasts Stock Pickers' Market Dec 22 2016 
4 Corporate Bonds That Yield Over 3% Dec 16 2016 
Prem Watsa Reduces Defensive Equity Hedges on Trump Election Nov 11 2016 
Watsa's Fairfax Sees Profits Wilt on Investment Losses Nov 04 2016 
These Guru-Led Stocks Consistently Beat the Market Oct 17 2016 
Prem Watsa Buys 5% of Owner of Canada's Largest Daily Newspaper Aug 31 2016 

More From Other Websites
Prem Watsa's Place in the Benjamin Graham Universe Mar 24 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRFHF-US :... Mar 17 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. : FRFHF-US: Dividend Analysis : January 19th, 2017 (record date) :... Mar 16 2017
Fairfax Financial raises cash component of offer for Allied World Mar 10 2017
After The Trump Rally, What Would Warren Buffett Buy? Mar 07 2017
[$$] Sagard and Fairfax Wrap Up Performance Sports Purchase Mar 02 2017
MOVES-Fairfax's Brit Ltd names sr. VP of cyber and technology team for BGSU Mar 01 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. :FRFHF-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 22,... Feb 22 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRFHF-US :... Feb 22 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. :FRFHF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 21,... Feb 21 2017
Fairfax's Watsa Doubles Down on Trump Bet Feb 17 2017
Prem Watsa Ends Period of Shorting Market With $1.2 Billion Loss Feb 17 2017
Billionaire Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Boosts Stakes in Kennedy-Wilson, U.S. Bancorp,... Feb 17 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings posts 4Q loss Feb 16 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings posts 4Q loss Feb 16 2017
Fairfax Financial's revenue slumps as cuts in U.S. hedges weigh Feb 16 2017
A.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of TOWER Insurance Limited and TOWER Limited Under Review With... Feb 16 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRFHF-US :... Feb 10 2017
Canada's Fairfax buys New Zealand insurer for $143 mln Feb 08 2017
Fairfax Said to Raise About $500M for New Africa Fund Feb 06 2017

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)