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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 0.28
PICO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. PICO: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PICO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.53 Max: N/A
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.51
PICO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. PICO: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PICO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.51
0.22
0.85
Interest Coverage N/A
PICO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 11.48 vs. PICO: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PICO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: N/A
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -1.77
WACC vs ROIC
7.23%
-0.62%
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.83
PICO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 17.77 vs. PICO: -0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PICO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -254.13  Med: -15.7 Max: 93.43
Current: -0.83
-254.13
93.43
Net-margin (%) -7.51
PICO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. PICO: -7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PICO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.49  Med: -23.31 Max: 47.44
Current: -7.51
-112.49
47.44
ROE (%) -7.36
PICO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. PICO: -7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PICO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.21  Med: -4.06 Max: 8.28
Current: -7.36
-21.21
8.28
ROA (%) -3.73
PICO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PICO: -3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PICO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.15  Med: -2.97 Max: 5.9
Current: -3.73
-11.15
5.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.70
PICO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. PICO: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PICO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: -2 Max: 105
Current: 20.7
-60.5
105
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
PICO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. PICO: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PICO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 3.35 Max: 57
Current: 12.2
-21
57
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.30
PICO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PICO: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PICO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.1  Med: -4 Max: 167.3
Current: 9.3
-52.1
167.3
» PICO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-09)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

PICO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 64,100 sh (+87.98%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 861,430 sh (+78.09%)
Chuck Royce 1,548,289 sh (-20.29%)
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Q4 2015

PICO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 129,100 sh (+101.40%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,085,944 sh (+26.06%)
Chuck Royce 1,542,389 sh (-0.38%)
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Q1 2016

PICO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,054,639 sh (-2.88%)
Chuck Royce 1,416,689 sh (-8.15%)
Jim Simons 115,300 sh (-10.69%)
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Q2 2016

PICO Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 1,411,889 sh (-0.34%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,034,234 sh (-1.93%)
Jim Simons 91,900 sh (-20.29%)
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Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General
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Traded in other countries:PID.Germany,
PICO Holdings Inc is a diversified holding company. It is engaged in developing water resources and water storage operations, development of homebuilding and land, operating a canola seed crushing plant, and acquiring & finance business.

PICO Holdings Inc is a diversified holding company that was incorporated in 1981. The Company has three operating segments: Water Resource and Water Storage Operations; Real Estate Operations; and Corporate. The water resource and water storage operations are conducted through Vidler Water Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Vidler is a private company in the water resource development business primarily engaged in acquiring and developing water rights in the southwestern United States. It develops new sources of water for municipal and industrial use; either from existing supplies of water, such as water used for agricultural purposes, acquiring unappropriated water, or discovering new water sources based on science and targeted exploration. It also develops and operates water storage facilities and utilizes facilities owned and operated by third parties. The Company's real estate operations are primarily conducted through UCP, Inc., its homebuilder and land developer with land acquisition and entitlement expertise in California and Washington State. In California, it operates in the Central Valley area, the Monterey Bay area, the South San Francisco Bay area and in Los Angeles area. In Washington State, it operates in the Puget Sound area.

Ratios

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P/B 0.75
PICO's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PICO: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PICO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.75
0.55
2.32
P/S 0.75
PICO's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PICO: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PICO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 7.06 Max: 3785.56
Current: 0.75
0.61
3785.56

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.70
PICO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. PICO: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PICO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
PICO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. PICO: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PICO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: -3.6 Max: 0.1
Current: -0.5
-23.7
0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.23
PICO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PICO: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PICO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.23
0.64
1.93
Price/Median PS Value 0.11
PICO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PICO: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PICO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.8 Max: 478.33
Current: 0.11
0.09
478.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.59
PICO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PICO: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PICO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 6.3 Max: 26
Current: -0.59
-0.6
26

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $339.0
EPS (TTM) $ -1.10
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float4.01%
52-Week Range $7.82 - 13.01
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.05
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Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: RYN, PICO, JIVE, GEOS Feb 22 2015 
5-year lows: PICO Holdings Inc, Electro Scientific Industries, Dawson Geophysical Co, and Female Hea Feb 21 2015 
5-year lows: GulfMark Offshore Inc, Tetra Technologies Inc, PICO Holdings Inc, and Geospace Technolo Feb 16 2015 
Arnold Van Den Berg's 5 Largest of 22 New Stocks of Q4 Jan 13 2014 
PICO Holdings Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
PICO Holdings: Buy Sell Short, or Neither? Part 1 Oct 02 2010 
PICO Holdings Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 
PICO Holdings Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 10 2010 

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