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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 : 3/10

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Cash to Debt 0.24
PICO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PICO: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PICO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.51 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.51
PICO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates 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
F-Score: 1
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

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Operating margin (%) -22.00
PICO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. PICO: -22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PICO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -254.13  Med: -12.29 Max: 93.43
Current: -22
-254.13
93.43
Net-margin (%) -27.97
PICO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PICO: -27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PICO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.49  Med: -10.62 Max: 47.44
Current: -27.97
-112.49
47.44
ROE (%) -27.97
PICO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. PICO: -27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PICO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.67  Med: -2.67 Max: 8.28
Current: -27.97
-11.67
8.28
ROA (%) -14.73
PICO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. PICO: -14.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PICO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.9  Med: -2.22 Max: 5.9
Current: -14.73
-7.9
5.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 75.90
PICO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PICO: 75.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PICO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: -2.85 Max: 151.8
Current: 75.9
-60.5
151.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
PICO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. PICO: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PICO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.7  Med: -9.15 Max: 57
Current: 9.4
-33.7
57
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.00
PICO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. PICO: -8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PICO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.2  Med: 2.65 Max: 167.3
Current: -8
-52.2
167.3
» PICO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

PICO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 16,200 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 626,333 sh (-14.26%)
Chuck Royce 2,042,674 sh (-21.02%)
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Q2 2015

PICO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 34,100 sh (+110.49%)
Chuck Royce 1,942,474 sh (-4.91%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 483,708 sh (-22.77%)
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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

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,085,944 sh (+26.06%)
Chuck Royce 1,542,389 sh (-0.38%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 22.99
PICO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. PICO: 22.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.54
PICO's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PICO: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PICO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.54
0.55
2.32
P/S 0.53
PICO's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. PICO: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PICO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 7.37 Max: 3407
Current: 0.53
0.5
3407

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.88
PICO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PICO: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PICO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.88
0.54
1.93
Price/Median PS Value 0.07
PICO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. PICO: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PICO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.76 Max: 410
Current: 0.07
0.08
410
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -19.89
PICO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PICO: -19.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PICO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.78  Med: 7.40 Max: 26
Current: -19.89
-19.78
26

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $400
EPS $ -4.87
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float6.84%
52-Week Range $8.19 - 19.20
Shares Outstanding(Mil)23.02

Business Description

Industry: Conglomerates » Conglomerates
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Traded in other countries:PID.Germany,
PICO Holdings Inc is a diversified holding company that was incorporated in 1981. The Company has four operating segments: Water Resource and Water Storage Operations; Real Estate Operations; Agribusiness 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. It competes directly with D.R. Horton, Inc., Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., and Lennar Corporation. In Agribusiness Operations, its subsidiary, PICO Northstar Hallock, LLC operates as Northstar Agri Industries (Northstar). Northstar's business is to operate a canola seed crushing plant near Hallock, Minnesota. Its principal competitors in the canola oil products business include Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill Incorporated, Richardson International Limited, Louis Dreyfus Commodities Group, and Bunge Limited. Its corporate segment consists of cash, fixed-income securities, equity securities, a voting interest in its unconsolidated affiliate Mindjet Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, Mendell Energy, LLC, and other parent company assets and liabilities.
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