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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
KCLI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. KCLI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KCLI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.16
KCLI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. KCLI: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KCLI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.17
Current: 0.16
0.13
0.17
Interest Coverage No Debt
KCLI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 30.15 vs. KCLI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KCLI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
9.15%
4.36%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.82
KCLI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. KCLI: 9.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KCLI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 9.36 Max: 13.52
Current: 9.82
-7
13.52
Net-margin (%) 6.86
KCLI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.46 vs. KCLI: 6.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KCLI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.55  Med: 6.35 Max: 9.06
Current: 6.86
-4.55
9.06
ROE (%) 4.15
KCLI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. KCLI: 4.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KCLI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.81  Med: 4.09 Max: 5.46
Current: 4.15
-2.81
5.46
ROA (%) 0.68
KCLI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. KCLI: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KCLI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.41  Med: 0.67 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.68
-0.41
0.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
KCLI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. KCLI: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KCLI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 0.65 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.1
-4.9
5.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
KCLI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. KCLI: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KCLI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: 4.40 Max: 52.9
Current: 5.1
-31.8
52.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
KCLI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. KCLI: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KCLI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.2  Med: 3.15 Max: 57
Current: 6.2
-33.2
57
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

KCLI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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KCLI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

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Q4 2015

KCLI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.48
KCLI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. KCLI: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KCLI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.73  Med: 15.60 Max: 250.08
Current: 13.48
8.73
250.08
Forward P/E 11.96
KCLI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. KCLI: 11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.48
KCLI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. KCLI: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KCLI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.74  Med: 15.63 Max: 242.38
Current: 13.48
8.74
242.38
P/B 0.55
KCLI's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. KCLI: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KCLI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.67 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.55
0.36
1.06
P/S 0.92
KCLI's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. KCLI: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KCLI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.92
0.51
1.58
PFCF 15.36
KCLI's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. KCLI: 15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KCLI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.79  Med: 18.84 Max: 166.18
Current: 15.36
8.79
166.18
POCF 14.94
KCLI's POCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. KCLI: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KCLI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 16.64 Max: 88.54
Current: 14.94
6.2
88.54
EV-to-EBIT 8.56
KCLI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. KCLI: 8.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KCLI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.4  Med: 10.10 Max: 175.7
Current: 8.56
-134.4
175.7
EV-to-EBITDA 7.64
KCLI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. KCLI: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KCLI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.4  Med: 9.10 Max: 80.3
Current: 7.64
-134.4
80.3
PEG 0.69
KCLI's PEG is ranked higher than
54% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. KCLI: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KCLI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.29
Current: 0.69
0.52
3.29
Shiller P/E 16.39
KCLI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. KCLI: 16.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KCLI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.52  Med: 13.38 Max: 21.28
Current: 16.39
5.52
21.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.80
KCLI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. KCLI: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KCLI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 2.45 Max: 6.67
Current: 2.8
1.52
6.67
Dividend Payout 0.38
KCLI's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
63% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. KCLI: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KCLI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.36 Max: 20.77
Current: 0.38
0.1
20.77
Forward Dividend Yield 2.82
KCLI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. KCLI: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.80
KCLI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. KCLI: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KCLI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 2.45 Max: 6.67
Current: 2.8
1.52
6.67
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.50
KCLI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. KCLI: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KCLI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.5
0.2
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.56
KCLI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. KCLI: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KCLI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.56
0.48
1.16
Price/Projected FCF 0.46
KCLI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. KCLI: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KCLI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.46
0.34
1.18
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
KCLI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. KCLI: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KCLI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.86
0.57
1.27
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.55
KCLI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. KCLI: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
KCLI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.55
0.25
3.1
Price/Graham Number 0.58
KCLI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. KCLI: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KCLI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.48
Current: 0.58
0.41
2.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.72
KCLI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. KCLI: 11.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KCLI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 9.70 Max: 20.9
Current: 11.72
0.6
20.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.94
KCLI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 21.24 vs. KCLI: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KCLI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.1  Med: 5.10 Max: 37.8
Current: 11.94
-15.1
37.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $450
EPS $ 2.87
Beta0.97
Short Percentage of Float2.04%
52-Week Range $35.00 - 51.45
Shares Outstanding(Mil)10.61

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Kansas City Life Insurance was incorporated under the assessment laws of Missouri in 1895 as the Bankers Life Association. In 1900, its present corporate title was adopted and it was reorganized as a stock life insurance company in 1903. The Company is a financial services company that offers underwriting, sales, and administration of life insurance and annuity products. The Company offers investment and broker-dealer services through its subsidiary Sunset Financial Services "SFS" for both proprietary and non-proprietary variable insurance products, mutual funds and other securities. Its three reportable business segments are Individual Insurance, Group Insurance and Old American. The Individual Insurance segment is comprised of sales of non-group products from the Company and the closed blocks of Sunset Life, GuideOne Life, and the reinsurance transaction originated in 1997. Sunset Life is included in the Individual Insurance segment and its individual insurance products include traditional and interest sensitive products. Sunset Life operates in 43 states and the District of Columbia. This segment also includes sales from third-party marketing arrangements, including American Republic and GuideOne Mutual. This segment offers traditional whole life, term life and universal life products, along with fixed deferred and immediate annuity products and variable universal life and annuity products. It also markets group insurance products, which include life, dental, vision, and disability products through its sales force of general agents, group brokers and third-party marketing arrangements. It operates in 48 states and the District of Columbia. Old American focuses on selling final expense life insurance products to the senior market. Old American markets its products nationwide through a general agency system, with exclusive territories, using direct response marketing to supply agents with leads. Old American operates in 47 states and the District of Columbia. The Company is subject to state regulations in its states of domicile and in the states in which it does business.
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