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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 : 8/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
GLRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. GLRE: No Debt )
GLRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.36
GLRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. GLRE: 0.36 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.36

0.29
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
GLRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. GLRE: No Debt )
GLRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.98
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 24.41
GLRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. GLRE: 24.41 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 1092.13
Current: 24.41

2.19
1092.13
Net-margin (%) 24.01
GLRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. GLRE: 24.01 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 1081.72
Current: 24.01

1.68
1081.72
ROE (%) 12.49
GLRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. GLRE: 12.49 )
GLRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.16   Max: 35.78
Current: 12.49

-22.16
35.78
ROA (%) 4.39
GLRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. GLRE: 4.39 )
GLRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.78   Max: 16.41
Current: 4.39

-11.78
16.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7746.70
GLRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 231.87 vs. GLRE: 7746.70 )
GLRE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 652.81   Max: 15336.25
Current: 7746.7

652.81
15336.25
Revenue Growth (%) 24.70
GLRE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GLRE: 24.70 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 104.1
Current: 24.7

8.6
104.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 34.50
GLRE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. GLRE: 34.50 )
GLRE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.5
Current: 34.5

0
34.5
EPS Growth (%) 35.10
GLRE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. GLRE: 35.10 )
GLRE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -59.1   Max: 53.2
Current: 35.1

-59.1
53.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

GLRE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 95,900 sh (+47.99%)
Chuck Royce 919,110 sh (+46.42%)
Diamond Hill Capital 985,989 sh (+0.64%)
Ron Baron 5,580 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 440,997 sh (-1.51%)
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Q1 2014

GLRE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 35,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 250,105 sh (+160.8%)
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)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 226,100 sh (-9.6%)
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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%)
Chuck Royce 1,195,765 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 113,370 sh (-49.86%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GLRE

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Sold Out $31.09 - $34.1 $ 31.98-1%0
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 76.29%$30.25 - $33.93 $ 31.98-1%9837
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy$22.73 - $24.93 $ 31.9834%5580
John Griffin 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.39%$23.55 - $26.35 $ 31.9837%0
Bill Ackman 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.1026%$20.23 - $26.87 $ 31.9839%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.20
GLRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. GLRE: 9.20 )
GLRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.95   Max: 196.25
Current: 9.2

3.95
196.25
P/B 1.10
GLRE's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GLRE: 1.10 )
GLRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.1

0.57
1.49
P/S 2.20
GLRE's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GLRE: 2.20 )
GLRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 22.05
Current: 2.2

1.36
22.05
EV-to-EBIT 9.02
GLRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. GLRE: 9.02 )
GLRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -141.5   Max: 121.7
Current: 9.02

-141.5
121.7
Shiller P/E 12.30
GLRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 18.58 vs. GLRE: 12.30 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.82   Max: 23.83
Current: 12.3

11.82
23.83

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
GLRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GLRE: 1.10 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.1

0.92
1.41
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
GLRE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GLRE: 1.50 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.5

1.15
1.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
GLRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GLRE: 0.90 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 10.45
Current: 0.9

0.64
10.45
Price/Graham Number 0.60
GLRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. GLRE: 0.60 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.6

0.47
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.10
GLRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. GLRE: 11.10 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 25.4
Current: 11.1

0.8
25.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.83
GLRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. GLRE: -0.83 )
GLRE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.4   Max: 2.5
Current: -0.83

-5.4
2.5

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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