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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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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
GLRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. GLRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.35
GLRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. GLRE: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.35
0.29
0.71
Interest Coverage No Debt
GLRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 36.14 vs. GLRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 2
WACC vs ROIC
9.18%
8.80%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.85
GLRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. GLRE: 21.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.19  Med: 29.28 Max: 1092.13
Current: 21.85
2.19
1092.13
Net-margin (%) 21.13
GLRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. GLRE: 21.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.68  Med: 29.50 Max: 1092.13
Current: 21.13
1.68
1092.13
ROE (%) 8.42
GLRE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. GLRE: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.38  Med: 11.02 Max: 35.4
Current: 8.42
-22.38
35.4
ROA (%) 3.08
GLRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. GLRE: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.9  Med: 4.47 Max: 16.17
Current: 3.08
-11.9
16.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
GLRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. GLRE: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.2  Med: 30.85 Max: 104.1
Current: 5.2
5.2
104.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 131.80
GLRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. GLRE: 131.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 29.90 Max: 131.8
Current: 131.8
0
131.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 152.30
GLRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. GLRE: 152.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.1  Med: 32.05 Max: 152.3
Current: 152.3
-59.1
152.3
» GLRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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)
Chuck Royce 1,195,765 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 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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Q1 2015

GLRE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Zeke Ashton 80,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 166,600 sh (+61.59%)
Ruane Cunniff 441,764 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 209,322 sh (-0.89%)
Chuck Royce 1,057,865 sh (-11.53%)
Diamond Hill Capital 191,450 sh (-78.94%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 10.90
GLRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. GLRE: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.95  Med: 11.56 Max: 196.25
Current: 10.9
3.95
196.25
Forward P/E 6.06
GLRE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. GLRE: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.20
GLRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. GLRE: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.95  Med: 11.55 Max: 193.23
Current: 11.2
3.95
193.23
P/B 0.88
GLRE's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GLRE: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GLRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.88
0.57
1.49
P/S 2.27
GLRE's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GLRE: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GLRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.39 Max: 22.05
Current: 2.27
1.36
22.05
EV-to-EBIT 10.42
GLRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. GLRE: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GLRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -141.5  Med: 10.40 Max: 121.7
Current: 10.42
-141.5
121.7
PEG 37.33
GLRE's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. GLRE: 37.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GLRE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 10026.9
Current: 37.33
0
10026.9
Shiller P/E 9.52
GLRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. GLRE: 9.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.52  Med: 16.85 Max: 23.6
Current: 9.52
9.52
23.6
Days Sales Outstanding 58.49
GLRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 58.49 vs. GLRE: 58.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.6  Med: 57.29 Max: 128
Current: 58.49
10.6
128

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.87
GLRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. GLRE: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.87
0.92
1.41
Price/Projected FCF 1.08
GLRE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. GLRE: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.08
1.27
1.73
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
GLRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GLRE: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.95 Max: 10.13
Current: 0.94
0.62
10.13
Price/Graham Number 0.62
GLRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. GLRE: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.62
0.47
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.64
GLRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. GLRE: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GLRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.00 Max: 25.4
Current: 9.64
0.8
25.4

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 412 558 584
EPS($) 0.89 4.48 4.82
EPS without NRI($) 0.89 4.48 4.82

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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