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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.40
PRI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PRI: 0.40 )
PRI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4

Equity to Asset 0.12
PRI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. PRI: 0.12 )
PRI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.12

0.12
0.39
Interest Coverage 7.17
PRI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. PRI: 7.17 )
PRI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.17   Max: 9999.99
Current: 7.17

7.17
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.45
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 (%) 19.82
PRI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. PRI: 19.82 )
PRI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 16.07   Max: 38.2
Current: 19.82

16.07
38.2
Net-margin (%) 12.84
PRI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PRI: 12.84 )
PRI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.63   Max: 24.83
Current: 12.84

7.63
24.83
ROE (%) 13.32
PRI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. PRI: 13.32 )
PRI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 16.24
Current: 13.32

4.08
16.24
ROA (%) 1.58
PRI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PRI: 1.58 )
PRI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 4.88
Current: 1.58

1.5
4.88
Revenue Growth (%) 6.20
PRI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. PRI: 6.20 )
PRI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 6.2
Current: 6.2

0
6.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -0.80
PRI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PRI: -0.80 )
PRI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -0.8
Current: -0.8

EPS Growth (%) -3.50
PRI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PRI: -3.50 )
PRI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -3.5
Current: -3.5

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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PRI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jeremy Grantham 11,530 sh (New)
Jim Simons 76,900 sh (+105.07%)
Glenn Greenberg 3,310,822 sh (+9.54%)
Ron Baron 3,218,102 sh (+6.08%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,720,625 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 19,300 sh (-3.5%)
Richard Pzena 946,925 sh (-5.05%)
Chuck Royce 177,200 sh (-7.13%)
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Q2 2013

PRI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 12,202 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 14,297 sh (+24%)
Glenn Greenberg 3,335,976 sh (+0.76%)
Ron Baron 3,229,777 sh (+0.36%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,720,625 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Pzena 927,301 sh (-2.07%)
Chuck Royce 165,300 sh (-6.72%)
Jim Simons 20,000 sh (-73.99%)
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Q3 2013

PRI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 220,700 sh (+33.51%)
Ron Baron 3,427,566 sh (+6.12%)
Glenn Greenberg 3,377,527 sh (+1.25%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,720,625 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Richard Pzena 808,044 sh (-12.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,057 sh (-15.67%)
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Q4 2013

PRI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 17,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 17,967 sh (New)
Ron Baron 3,456,180 sh (+0.83%)
Glenn Greenberg 3,389,761 sh (+0.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,084 sh (+0.22%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,720,625 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 724,055 sh (-10.39%)
Chuck Royce 175,700 sh (-20.39%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PRI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Glenn Greenberg 2013-03-31 Add 9.54%0.5%$30.01 - $33.63 $ 46.6845%3310822
Glenn Greenberg 2012-12-31 Add 45.75%1.7%$27.37 - $30.02 $ 46.6863%3022508
Glenn Greenberg 2012-09-30 Add 9.95%0.33%$26.59 - $30.25 $ 46.6865%2073772
Glenn Greenberg 2012-06-30 Add 10.77%0.35%$23.34 - $26.73 $ 46.6886%1886019
Glenn Greenberg 2011-12-31 Add 22.86%0.6%$20.55 - $23.61 $ 46.68109%1683852
Glenn Greenberg 2011-09-30 New Buy2.88%$19.28 - $22.35 $ 46.68125%1370503
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.40
PRI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. PRI: 16.40 )
PRI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.49   Max: 17.17
Current: 16.4

7.49
17.17
P/B 2.10
PRI's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. PRI: 2.10 )
PRI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.19
Current: 2.1

0.91
2.19
P/S 2.10
PRI's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. PRI: 2.10 )
PRI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 2.18
Current: 2.1

1.26
2.18
PFCF 14.60
PRI's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. PRI: 14.60 )
PRI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.19   Max: 139.06
Current: 14.6

10.19
139.06
EV-to-EBIT 11.50
PRI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. PRI: 11.50 )
PRI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 11.6
Current: 11.5

2.5
11.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.00
PRI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PRI: 1.00 )
PRI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.11
Current: 1

0.04
1.11
Dividend Payout 0.15
PRI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. PRI: 0.15 )
PRI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.15

0.01
0.16
Dividend growth (3y) 180.20
PRI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. PRI: 180.20 )
PRI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 180.2
Current: 180.2

0
180.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
PRI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. PRI: 1.00 )
PRI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.11
Current: 1

0.04
1.11
Share Buyback Rate 8.10
PRI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. PRI: 8.10 )
PRI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.9
Current: 8.1

0
5.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
PRI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. PRI: 2.20 )
PRI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 2.04
Current: 2.2

1.2
2.04
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
PRI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PRI: 1.30 )
PRI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.17
Current: 1.3

0.81
1.17
Price/Graham Number 1.20
PRI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. PRI: 1.20 )
PRI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.14
Current: 1.2

0.66
1.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.70
PRI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PRI: 8.70 )
PRI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 40
Current: 8.7

8.6
40

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Traded in other countries:PI7.Germany
Primerica, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in October 2009 to serve as a holding company for the Primerica business. The Company is a distributor of financial products to middle income households in United States and Canada with approximately 92,400 licensed sales representatives. The Company assists its clients to meet their needs for term life insurance, which it underwrites, and mutual funds, variable annuities and other asset protection products, which it distributes mainly on behalf of third parties. The Company has three operating segments to organize, evaluate and manage its business: Term Life Insurance, Investment and Savings Products, and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. Through its three life insurance subsidiaries - Primerica Life, NBLIC and Primerica Life Canada, the Company offers term life insurance to clients in the United States, its territories, the District of Columbia and Canada. Through PFS; PFS Investments; Primerica Life Canada; PFSL Investments Canada; and its licensed sales representatives, the Company distributes and sells to its client's mutual funds, variable and fixed annuities and segregated funds. It offers Primerica DebtWatchers, long-term care insurance, prepaid legal services, and auto and homeowners' insurance referrals as well as debt consolidation referrals in Canada. It offers its Primerica DebtWatchers product in the United States and a very similar product in three provinces in Canada. The Company offers its U.S. clients long-term care insurance, underwritten and provided by Genworth Life Insurance Company and its affiliates. It receives a commission based on its sales of these policies. It competes directly with a variety of financial institutions, such as insurance companies, insurance brokers, banks, finance companies, credit unions, loan brokers, broker-dealers, mutual fund companies and other national and international financial products and services companies. The Company's operations are subject to laws and governmental regulations, including administrative determinations, court decisions and similar constraints.

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