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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 1.10
KFS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. KFS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KFS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.51 Max: N/A
Current: 1.1
Equity to Asset 0.17
KFS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. KFS: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KFS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.17
0.09
0.42
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -2.08
WACC vs ROIC
8.34%
-69.87%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.48
KFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.15 vs. KFS: -8.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KFS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.01  Med: -15.98 Max: 9.37
Current: -8.48
-42.01
9.37
Net-margin (%) -1.82
KFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. KFS: -1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KFS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.12  Med: -12.12 Max: 7.02
Current: -1.82
-64.12
7.02
ROE (%) -7.38
KFS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. KFS: -7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KFS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.9  Med: -32.76 Max: 17.95
Current: -7.38
-82.9
17.95
ROA (%) -1.05
KFS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. KFS: -1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KFS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.71  Med: -4.41 Max: 3.61
Current: -1.05
-13.71
3.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.30
KFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. KFS: -11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KFS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.15 Max: 39.6
Current: -11.3
0
39.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -41.80
KFS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. KFS: -41.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KFS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -28.00 Max: 34.2
Current: -41.8
0
34.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.00
KFS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. KFS: -25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KFS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.30 Max: 57.8
Current: -25
0
57.8
» KFS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

KFS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 108,000 sh (+28.11%)
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Q3 2015

KFS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 127,800 sh (+18.33%)
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Q4 2015

KFS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Q1 2016

KFS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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Traded in other countries:KFS.Canada, KFSN.Germany,
Kingsway Financial Services Inc through its subsidiaries provides property and casualty insurance. The Company's business segments are Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc was incorporated on September 19, 1989. The Company is a holding company and is primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the property and casualty insurance business. The Company conducts its business through the following two reportable segments: Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services. Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services conduct their business and distribute their products in the United States. The Insurance Underwriting principally offers personal automobile insurance to drivers who do not meet the criteria for coverage by standard automobile insurers. Insurance Underwriting primarily markets automobile insurance products which provide coverage in three areas: liability, accident benefits and physical damage. Insurance Services includes the following subsidiaries of the Company: Assigned Risk Solutions Ltd. (ARS), IWS Acquisition Corporation (IWS) and Trinity. IWS is a licensed motor vehicle service agreement company and is a provider of after-market vehicle protection services distributed by credit unions in 26 states to their members. Trinity is a provider of warranty products and maintenance support to consumers and businesses in the HVAC and refrigeration industry. Trinity distributes its warranty products through original equipment manufacturers, HVAC distributors and commercial and residential contractors.

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Ratios

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P/B 2.78
KFS's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. KFS: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KFS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.96 Max: 4.11
Current: 2.78
0.21
4.11
P/S 0.62
KFS's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KFS: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KFS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.48 Max: 2.61
Current: 0.62
0.12
2.61

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.96
KFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. KFS: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KFS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.27 Max: 14.38
Current: 9.96
0.32
14.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
KFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. KFS: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KFS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.94 Max: 9.38
Current: 1.3
0.25
9.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -9.40
KFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. KFS: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KFS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 14.40 Max: 1985.8
Current: -9.4
-9.4
1985.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 310.21
KFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. KFS: 310.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KFS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1197.4  Med: -162.80 Max: 73.1
Current: 310.21
-1197.4
73.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $152.8
EPS (TTM) $ -0.16
Beta0.59
Short Percentage of Float0.05%
52-Week Range $3.65 - 6.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)19.86
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