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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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Cash-to-Debt 0.38
PICO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1490 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. PICO: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PICO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 3.46 Max: N/A
Current: 0.38
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
PICO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. PICO: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PICO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.49
0.26
0.85
Interest Coverage N/A
PICO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 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
Beneish M-Score: -2.26
WACC vs ROIC
8.69%
-2.16%
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % -4.97
PICO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 17.45 vs. PICO: -4.97 )
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: -4.97
-254.13
93.43
Net Margin % -6.03
PICO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. PICO: -6.03 )
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: -6.03
-112.49
47.44
ROE % -6.49
PICO's ROE % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. PICO: -6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PICO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.21  Med: -5.34 Max: 5.71
Current: -6.49
-21.21
5.71
ROA % -3.30
PICO's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. PICO: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PICO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.16  Med: -3.2 Max: 4.51
Current: -3.3
-11.16
4.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 30.70
PICO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1307 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PICO: 30.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PICO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.5  Med: 1.2 Max: 105
Current: 30.7
-60.5
105
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 114.60
PICO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PICO: 114.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PICO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.2  Med: 2.65 Max: 120.5
Current: 114.6
-52.2
120.5
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-15 Est.)


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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2016

PICO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 139,100 sh (+51.36%)
Chuck Royce 1,440,489 sh (+2.03%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,015,224 sh (-1.84%)
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Q4 2016

PICO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Zeke Ashton 35,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 173,507 sh (+24.74%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 985,105 sh (-2.97%)
Chuck Royce 1,381,989 sh (-4.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Real Estate Services » Real Estate - General    NAICS: 531390    SIC: 6514
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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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PB Ratio 0.96
PICO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PICO: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PICO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.96
0.55
2.32
PS Ratio 0.87
PICO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. PICO: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PICO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 7.06 Max: 3785.56
Current: 0.87
0.61
3785.56

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.70
PICO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. PICO: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PICO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 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
71% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 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: -2.3 Max: 0.1
Current: -0.5
-23.7
0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.57
PICO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PICO: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PICO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.57
0.68
1.88
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.13
PICO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PICO: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PICO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.84 Max: 6.29
Current: 0.13
0.13
6.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.50
PICO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2117 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. PICO: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PICO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 6.1 Max: 26
Current: -3.5
-3.5
26

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $362.6
EPS (TTM) $ -0.95
Beta1.42
Short Percentage of Float1.69%
52-Week Range $8.47 - 16.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.07
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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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