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Preferred stocks of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FFH.PR.E.Canada16.243.36Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FFH.PR.I.Canada19.733.52Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FFH.PR.C.Canada22.203.87Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.K.Canada22.454.18Class K
FXFLF16.783.93Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.G.Canada18.723.32G
FRFGF10.903.84Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FRFXF14.913.58Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FRFFF17.344.15Class K
FAXRF13.993.41G
FRFZF15.503.37Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.D.Canada20.473.33Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.M.Canada24.153.69Cum Pfd Shs Series -M-
FFH.PR.F.Canada15.243.25Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.H.Canada17.773.21Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FAXXF12.753.44Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.J.Canada18.103.46Pfd Shs Series -J- Fltg Rt
FXFHF10.213.68Cum 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,
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 Holdings Ltd was incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act on March 13, 1951 and continued under the Canada Business Corporations Act in 1976. The Company's original name of Markel Service of Canada Limited was subsequently changed to Markel Financial Holdings Limited and, in May 1987, to its current name of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. The Company is a financial services holding company. It, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management. Northbridge Financial, based in Toronto, provides property and casualty insurance products through its Northbridge Insurance and Federated subsidiaries. U.S. Insurance is comprised of Crum & Forster and Zenith National. Crum & Forster is a national commercial property and casualty insurance company in the United States writing commercial coverages. Its subsidiaries, Seneca Insurance and First Mercury, provide property and casualty insurance to small businesses and certain specialty coverages. Zenith National is engaged in the workers' compensation insurance business in the United States. Fairfax Asia includes the Company's operations that underwrite insurance and reinsurance coverages in Singapore (First Capital), Hong Kong (Falcon), Malaysia (Pacific Insurance) and an 80.0% interest in Indonesia (Fairfax Indonesia acquired on May 21, 2014). Fairfax Asia also includes the Company's equity accounted interests in Mumbai-based ICICI Lombard (26.0%) and Thailand-based Falcon Thailand (40.5%). OdysseyRe underwrites reinsurance, providing property and casualty products. It also underwrites specialty insurance, in the United States and in the United Kingdom, both directly and through the Lloyd's market in London. Insurance and Reinsurance - Other is comprised of Group Re, Advent, Polish Re and Fairfax Brasil. Group Re constitutes the participation of CRC Re and Wentworth (both based in Barbados) in the reinsurance of the Company's subsidiaries by quota share or through participation in those subsidiaries' third party reinsurance programs on the same terms as third party reinsurers. Group Re also writes third party business. Advent is a reinsurance and insurance company, operating through Syndicate 780 at Lloyd's, focused on specialty property reinsurance and insurance risks. Polish Re underwrites reinsurance in Central and Eastern Europe. Fairfax Brasil writes commercial property and casualty insurance in Brazil. The Runoff reporting segment comprises of RiverStone (UK), Syndicate 3500, RiverStone Insurance and the U.S. runoff company formed on the merger of TIG Insurance and International Insurance Company combined with Old Lyme, Fairmont, General Fidelity, Clearwater Insurance, Commonwealth Insurance Company of America and American Safety. The Company's insurance and reinsurance company is subject to insurance legislation in the jurisdiction in which it operates.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 12.56
FRFHF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. FRFHF: 12.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.24
FRFHF's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. FRFHF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FRFHF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.24
0.53
1.57
P/S 1.15
FRFHF's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FRFHF: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FRFHF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.15
0.23
1.56
EV-to-EBIT -28.11
FRFHF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. FRFHF: -28.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRFHF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.5  Med: 5.3 Max: 29.9
Current: -28.11
-69.5
29.9
EV-to-EBITDA -50.30
FRFHF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. FRFHF: -50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRFHF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133.4  Med: 5.1 Max: 22.7
Current: -50.3
-133.4
22.7
Shiller P/E 20.04
FRFHF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 18.96 vs. FRFHF: 20.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FRFHF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.28  Med: 18.72 Max: 26.92
Current: 20.04
12.28
26.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.13
FRFHF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. FRFHF: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FRFHF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.19 Max: 3.64
Current: 2.13
0.69
3.64
Dividend Payout 0.93
FRFHF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
89% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. FRFHF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FRFHF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.93
0.05
0.93
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.80
FRFHF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. FRFHF: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FRFHF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.8 Max: 72.7
Current: 7.8
0
72.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.11
FRFHF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. FRFHF: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.80
FRFHF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. FRFHF: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FRFHF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.9 Max: 4.83
Current: 2.8
0.91
4.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
FRFHF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. FRFHF: -1.50 )
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: -1.5
-8
-0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.29
FRFHF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FRFHF: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FRFHF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.24 Max: 3.32
Current: 2.29
0.6
3.32
Price/Projected FCF 1.62
FRFHF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. FRFHF: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FRFHF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.06 Max: 73.95
Current: 1.62
0.74
73.95
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
FRFHF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. FRFHF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FRFHF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.07
0.2
1.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.54
FRFHF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. FRFHF: -3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRFHF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.56  Med: 17 Max: 233.4
Current: -3.54
-3.56
233.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,300
EPS (TTM) $ -24.37
Beta0.37
Short Percentage of Float0.49%
52-Week Range $435.11 - 593.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 12,430 14,546
EPS ($) 37.01 33.57
EPS w/o NRI ($) 37.01 33.57
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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 
‘Concerned’ Prem Watsa Holds On to Hedges Even as Stock Losses Climb Aug 03 2016 

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