Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 20.74
LPHI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. LPHI: 20.74 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: No Debt
Current: 20.74

Equity to Asset 0.64
LPHI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. LPHI: 0.64 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.64

0.15
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
LPHI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.17 vs. LPHI: No Debt )
LPHI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.18   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

4.18
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.16
M-Score: -4.71
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -19.76
LPHI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. LPHI: -19.76 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -58.29   Max: 39.92
Current: -19.76

-58.29
39.92
Net-margin (%) -50.36
LPHI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. LPHI: -50.36 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.72   Max: 26.21
Current: -50.36

-24.72
26.21
ROE (%) -50.21
LPHI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. LPHI: -50.21 )
LPHI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -813.53   Max: 123.06
Current: -50.21

-813.53
123.06
ROA (%) -35.98
LPHI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. LPHI: -35.98 )
LPHI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -104.34   Max: 77.41
Current: -35.98

-104.34
77.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -144.74
LPHI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 341.36 vs. LPHI: -144.74 )
LPHI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -372.54   Max: 903.2
Current: -144.74

-372.54
903.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -46.40
LPHI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LPHI: -46.40 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.4   Max: 76.5
Current: -46.4

-46.4
76.5
» LPHI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2014

LPHI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 64,594 sh (-23.19%)
» More
Q2 2014

LPHI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 67,694 sh (+4.8%)
» More
Q3 2014

LPHI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 77,494 sh (+14.48%)
» More
Q4 2014

LPHI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 88,894 sh (+14.71%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LPHI

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



No Guru Trades Found!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 35.71
LPHI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 13.74 vs. LPHI: 35.71 )
N/A
P/B 0.30
LPHI's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. LPHI: 0.30 )
LPHI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 38.73
Current: 0.3

0.28
38.73
P/S 0.30
LPHI's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. LPHI: 0.30 )
LPHI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 10.17
Current: 0.3

0.19
10.17
PFCF 1.80
LPHI's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. LPHI: 1.80 )
LPHI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 1.8

1.46
99999999.99
POCF 1.77
LPHI's POCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. LPHI: 1.77 )
LPHI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 1.77

1.46
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 0.16
LPHI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.61 vs. LPHI: 0.16 )
LPHI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -177.5   Max: 50.9
Current: 0.16

-177.5
50.9
Shiller P/E 0.60
LPHI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 27.57 vs. LPHI: 0.60 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 150.53
Current: 0.6

0.48
150.53
Current Ratio 2.05
LPHI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. LPHI: 2.05 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 6.23
Current: 2.05

0.72
6.23
Quick Ratio 2.05
LPHI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. LPHI: 2.05 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 6.23
Current: 2.05

0.72
6.23
Days Sales Outstanding 1.74
LPHI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LPHI: 1.74 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 58.79
Current: 1.74

0.88
58.79

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 61.70
LPHI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. LPHI: 61.70 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 105.26
Current: 61.7

0.48
105.26
Dividend growth (3y) -43.90
LPHI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. LPHI: -43.90 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 95.4
Current: -43.9

0
95.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 43.67
LPHI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. LPHI: 43.67 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 69.75
Current: 43.67

0.32
69.75

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.33
LPHI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. LPHI: 0.33 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1254.4
Current: 0.33

0.85
1254.4
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.05
LPHI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LPHI: 0.05 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 10.19
Current: 0.05

0.12
10.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.09
LPHI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LPHI: 0.09 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 25.57
Current: 0.09

0.42
25.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 599.00
LPHI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. LPHI: 599.00 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 1027
Current: 599

2
1027
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 429.21
LPHI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
99% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. LPHI: 429.21 )
LPHI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 135.1
Current: 429.21

0.6
135.1

Analyst Estimate

Feb15
EPS($) 0.07
EPS without NRI($) 0.07

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
Compare:LFC, PIAIF, AAGIY, CNPAY, CHPXF » details
Life Partners Holdings Inc and the parent company of Life Partners, Inc. (LPI). LPI is involved in the secondary market for life insurance known generally as life settlements. LPI facilitates the sale of life settlements between sellers and purchasers, but does not take possession or control of the policies. The purchasers acquire the life insurance policies at a discount to their face value for investment purposes. The Company provides purchasing services for life settlements to its client base. It facilitates these transactions by identifying, examining, and purchasing the policies as an agent for the purchasers. Since its inception, it has facilitated over 156,000 purchaser transactions involving over 6,500 policies. It acts as a purchasing agent for life settlement purchasers. In performing these services, it identifies, qualifies and purchases policies on behalf of its clients that match their buying parameters and return expectations. The Company categorizes its purchasers of life settlements as either institutional or retail. The Company is licensed and regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance as a viatical and life settlement company and hold licenses as a life settlement provider in other states as well.
» More Articles for LPHI

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Professor Aswath Damodaran's Target Company M&A Screen Nov 09 2012 
Life Partners Holdings: When a Shorter Life Pays Off Mar 12 2012 
High Yield Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For Next Week March 03 - 11, 2012 Mar 03 2012 
Four Stocks with Minimum 10% ROE for Five Years and Dividend Yield of at Least 12% Feb 07 2012 
Superb cheap stock b Aug 06 2011 
high yield Aug 04 2011 
Stocks With Fastest Dividend Growth May 2011 May 20 2011 
14 Cheap Dividend Stocks Close to 52-Week Lows May 05 2011 
Fraud, or the greatest value investment of all time? Apr 06 2011 
Life Partners Holdings Inc (LPHI) CEO Brian D Pardo buys 2,085 Shares Nov 08 2010 

More From Other Websites
Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Mar 02 2015
Life Partners Holdings, Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Letter Relating to Additional Staff... Feb 27 2015
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued... Feb 27 2015
Life Partners Holdings, Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Letter Relating to Additional Staff... Feb 27 2015
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits Feb 23 2015
Life Partners Holdings Provides Update on Bankruptcy Proceedings; Outlines Certain Risks to... Feb 23 2015
Life Partners Holdings Provides Update on Bankruptcy Proceedings; Outlines Certain Risks to... Feb 23 2015
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued... Feb 04 2015
Life Partners Holdings Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Notice of Deficiency Feb 04 2015
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Bankruptcy or Receivership, Notice of Delisting or... Jan 26 2015
Life Partners Holdings, Inc. Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Letter Relating to Non-Compliance with... Jan 26 2015
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC Financials Jan 21 2015
Life Partners Holdings Files for Bankruptcy Jan 20 2015
Life Partners Holdings files for bankruptcy Jan 20 2015
Life Partners Files for Bankruptcy After $46 Million Judgment Jan 20 2015
Life Partners Holdings Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection Jan 20 2015
10-Q for Life Partners Holdings, Inc. Jan 16 2015
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Jan 14 2015
Judge Orders Life Partners, Executives to Pay $46.9 Million Dec 03 2014
[$$] Life Partners, Executives to Pay $46.9 Million in Settlement Dec 03 2014

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK