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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
L's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. L: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
L' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.24
L's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. L: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
L' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.24
0.12
0.25
Interest Coverage 1.75
L's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 29.34 vs. L: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
L' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 4.06 Max: 10.05
Current: 1.75
0.47
10.05
WACC vs ROIC
6.13%
2.51%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 7.14
L's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.95 vs. L: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
L' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 13.51 Max: 22.34
Current: 7.14
1.82
22.34
Net Margin % 4.99
L's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. L: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
L' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 4.56 Max: 34.2
Current: 4.99
1.94
34.2
ROE % 3.64
L's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. L: 3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
L' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.71 Max: 29.49
Current: 3.64
1.41
29.49
ROA % 0.84
L's ROA % is ranked lower than
77% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. L: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
L' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.82 Max: 6.21
Current: 0.84
0.34
6.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.10
L's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. L: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
L' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 1.1 Max: 9.3
Current: 1.1
-5.7
9.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -9.30
L's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. L: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
L' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: 4.5 Max: 47.1
Current: -9.3
-17.6
47.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -13.20
L's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. L: -13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
L' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: -1.3 Max: 38.9
Current: -13.2
-33.4
38.9
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Financials


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Equity & Asset
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

L Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 46,560 sh (New)
Jim Simons 866,165 sh (+423.05%)
Murray Stahl 49,406 sh (+23.46%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,315,996 sh (+8.76%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,763,800 sh (+5.27%)
Charles Brandes 185,211 sh (+1.16%)
Donald Smith 2,049,225 sh (+0.31%)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 9,300 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 4,634,583 sh (-4.66%)
Chris Davis 6,082,255 sh (-4.67%)
NWQ Managers 1,074,633 sh (-36.21%)
Martin Whitman 353,988 sh (-55.60%)
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Q2 2016

L Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 9,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,383,600 sh (+59.74%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 8,125,000 sh (+4.65%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,353,196 sh (+1.12%)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Martin Whitman Sold Out
Donald Smith 2,008,322 sh (-2.00%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,529,096 sh (-2.28%)
Chris Davis 5,851,408 sh (-3.80%)
Charles Brandes 174,836 sh (-5.60%)
Murray Stahl 43,964 sh (-11.01%)
Mario Gabelli 5,300 sh (-43.01%)
Louis Moore Bacon 14,404 sh (-69.06%)
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Q3 2016

L Guru Trades in Q3 2016

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 8,175,000 sh (+0.62%)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 2,008,243 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 5,300 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,245,396 sh (-3.21%)
Murray Stahl 42,189 sh (-4.04%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,268,992 sh (-5.74%)
Charles Brandes 163,310 sh (-6.59%)
Chris Davis 5,429,312 sh (-7.21%)
Jim Simons 1,244,300 sh (-10.07%)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,171 sh (-50.22%)
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Q4 2016

L Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros 5,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 101,578 sh (+140.77%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,467,751 sh (+4.66%)
Charles Brandes 167,562 sh (+2.60%)
Chris Davis 5,539,761 sh (+2.03%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,308,696 sh (+1.95%)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 5,300 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,900,000 sh (-3.36%)
Jim Simons 1,133,400 sh (-8.91%)
Donald Smith 1,589,953 sh (-20.83%)
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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 6331
Compare:NYSE:AXS, NAS:BWINB » details
Traded in other countries:LTR.Germany,
Loews Corp through its subsidiaries is engaged in commercial property & casualty insurance, operation of offshore oil & gas drilling rigs, production of natural gas and liquids, operation of interstate natural gas pipeline and operation of hotels.

Loews Corp is a holding company that is supported by a variety of businesses. Its largest subsidiary is CAN Financial Corporation, a property and casualty insurance company. CAN's services include risk management, information services, and warranty and claims administration. Loews also maintains an operation of offshore oil and gas drilling rigs through Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. The company engages in the transportation and storage of natural gas and natural gas liquids and gathering and processing of natural gas through Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP. Loews also operates a chain of hotels.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.85
L's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. L: 23.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
L' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 16.66 Max: 518.13
Current: 23.85
2.03
518.13
PE Ratio without NRI 23.85
L's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
77% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. L: 23.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
L' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.14  Med: 15.86 Max: 518.13
Current: 23.85
8.14
518.13
PB Ratio 0.85
L's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. L: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
L' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.85
0.59
1.65
PS Ratio 1.19
L's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. L: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
L' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.19
0.67
1.86
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 19.35
L's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
89% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. L: 19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
L' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.87  Med: 10.36 Max: 901
Current: 19.35
4.87
901
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.91
L's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
74% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. L: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
L' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 5.52 Max: 224.13
Current: 6.91
2.97
224.13
EV-to-EBIT 17.92
L's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. L: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
L' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -248.8  Med: 8.8 Max: 84.2
Current: 17.92
-248.8
84.2
EV-to-EBITDA 17.92
L's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
89% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. L: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
L' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -248.8  Med: 8.8 Max: 84.2
Current: 17.92
-248.8
84.2
Shiller PE Ratio 16.12
L's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. L: 16.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
L' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.39  Med: 14.14 Max: 36.65
Current: 16.12
8.39
36.65

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.54
L's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. L: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
L' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.54
0.48
1.39
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.13
L's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. L: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
L' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.13
0.03
0.35
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
L's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. L: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
L' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 0 Max: 13.2
Current: -7.2
-7.2
13.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.54
L's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. L: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.52
L's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. L: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
L' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.52
0.47
1.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.60
L's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. L: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
L' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 3.1 Max: 8.3
Current: 4.6
-0.1
8.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.87
L's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. L: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
L' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.87
0.66
1.64
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.59
L's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. L: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
L' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.76 Max: 3.57
Current: 0.59
0.47
3.57
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
L's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. L: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
L' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.03
0.27
1.54
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.96
L's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. L: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
L' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.96
0.49
1.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.58
L's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. L: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
L' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 10.1 Max: 27.7
Current: 5.58
1.2
27.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -16.06
L's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. L: -16.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
L' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 7 Max: 29.1
Current: -16.06
-17.2
29.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,105
EPS (TTM) $ 1.93
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float0.56%
52-Week Range $37.25 - 48.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)336.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 3.16
EPS without NRI ($) 3.16
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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