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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
GLRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. GLRE: No Debt )
GLRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.39
GLRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. GLRE: 0.39 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.39

0.3
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
GLRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. GLRE: No Debt )
GLRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.97
WACC vs ROIC
7.30%
10.33%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 23.61
GLRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.43 vs. GLRE: 23.61 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 1092.13
Current: 23.61

2.19
1092.13
Net-margin (%) 22.96
GLRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. GLRE: 22.96 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 1092.13
Current: 22.96

1.68
1092.13
ROE (%) 9.93
GLRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. GLRE: 9.93 )
GLRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.38   Max: 35.4
Current: 9.93

-22.38
35.4
ROA (%) 3.61
GLRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. GLRE: 3.61 )
GLRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 16.17
Current: 3.61

-11.9
16.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6601.68
GLRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 187.14 vs. GLRE: 6601.68 )
GLRE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 652.81   Max: 28994.93
Current: 6601.68

652.81
28994.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
GLRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. GLRE: 5.20 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 104.1
Current: 5.2

5.2
104.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 131.80
GLRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. GLRE: 131.80 )
GLRE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 131.8
Current: 131.8

0
131.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 152.30
GLRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. GLRE: 152.30 )
GLRE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.1   Max: 152.3
Current: 152.3

-59.1
152.3
» GLRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GLRE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 35,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 250,105 sh (+160.80%)
Ron Baron 9,837 sh (+76.29%)
Chuck Royce 1,184,685 sh (+28.89%)
Murray Stahl 457,156 sh (+3.66%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,009,309 sh (+2.37%)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

GLRE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 1,069,239 sh (+5.94%)
Murray Stahl 464,172 sh (+1.53%)
Chuck Royce 1,195,765 sh (+0.94%)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Jim Simons 226,100 sh (-9.60%)
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Q3 2014

GLRE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 1,116,174 sh (+4.39%)
Murray Stahl 464,308 sh (+0.03%)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,195,765 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 113,370 sh (-49.86%)
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Q4 2014

GLRE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,500 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,195,765 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 103,100 sh (-9.06%)
Diamond Hill Capital 908,932 sh (-18.57%)
Murray Stahl 211,209 sh (-54.51%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.00
GLRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. GLRE: 11.00 )
GLRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.95   Max: 196.25
Current: 11

3.95
196.25
Forward P/E 6.32
GLRE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. GLRE: 6.32 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.90
GLRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. GLRE: 10.90 )
GLRE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.95   Max: 193.23
Current: 10.9

3.95
193.23
P/B 1.00
GLRE's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. GLRE: 1.00 )
GLRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.49
Current: 1

0.57
1.49
P/S 2.46
GLRE's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GLRE: 2.46 )
GLRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 22.05
Current: 2.46

1.36
22.05
EV-to-EBIT 10.43
GLRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. GLRE: 10.43 )
GLRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -141.5   Max: 121.7
Current: 10.43

-141.5
121.7
PEG 36.33
GLRE's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GLRE: 36.33 )
GLRE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 10026.9
Current: 36.33

0
10026.9
Shiller P/E 10.40
GLRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.02 vs. GLRE: 10.40 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 23.83
Current: 10.4

10.2
23.83
Days Sales Outstanding 37.28
GLRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GLRE: 37.28 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 128
Current: 37.28

10.6
128

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.00
GLRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GLRE: 1.00 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 1.24
Current: 1

0.96
1.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
GLRE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. GLRE: 1.30 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.3

1.29
1.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
GLRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GLRE: 1.00 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.23
Current: 1

0.67
2.23
Price/Graham Number 0.70
GLRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GLRE: 0.70 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.7

0.47
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.70
GLRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. GLRE: 9.70 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 25.4
Current: 9.7

0.8
25.4

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Specialty
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Traded in other countries:G8L.Germany,
Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. was incorporated in July 2004 under the laws of the Cayman Islands. The Company writes property and casualty reinsurance business as well as long term business. Currently, it manages its business on the basis of one operating segment, being property and casualty reinsurance. It currently offers excess of loss and quota share products in the property and casualty market. A majority of its business is sourced through reinsurance brokers. The Company's competitors include ACE Limited, Everest Re, General Re Corporation, Hannover Re Group, Munich Reinsurance Company, PartnerRe Ltd., Swiss Reinsurance Company, Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. and Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, as well as smaller companies and other niche reinsurers.
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