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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 5.36
PTP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. PTP: 5.36 )
PTP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.77   Max: No Debt
Current: 5.36

Equity to Asset 0.46
PTP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. PTP: 0.46 )
PTP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.46

0.27
0.48
Interest Coverage 13.49
PTP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. PTP: 13.49 )
PTP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 12.59   Max: 9999.99
Current: 13.49

12.59
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.52
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 32.70
PTP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. PTP: 32.70 )
PTP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.49   Max: 46.84
Current: 32.7

-28.49
46.84
Net-margin (%) 29.40
PTP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. PTP: 29.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28.09   Max: 43.52
Current: 29.4

-28.09
43.52
ROE (%) 10.23
PTP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. PTP: 10.23 )
PTP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.5   Max: 19.72
Current: 10.23

-12.5
19.72
ROA (%) 4.60
PTP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. PTP: 4.60 )
PTP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.89   Max: 7.71
Current: 4.6

-4.89
7.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
PTP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. PTP: -0.60 )
PTP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.6
Current: -0.6

0
1.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
PTP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PTP: 13.60 )
PTP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.3
Current: 13.6

0
26.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
PTP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. PTP: 15.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.9   Max: 42.3
Current: 15.4

-2.9
42.3
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Financials


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Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PTP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 401,982 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,212 sh (+100.21%)
Jim Simons 164,000 sh (+29.34%)
David Dreman 99,040 sh (+11.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,516 sh (+3.71%)
Steven Cohen 8,672 sh (+1.69%)
Donald Smith 2,095,202 sh (-3.28%)
Chuck Royce 285,506 sh (-22.44%)
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Q1 2014

PTP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 72,234 sh (+732.96%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 623,229 sh (+55.04%)
David Dreman 102,159 sh (+3.15%)
Donald Smith 2,151,777 sh (+2.7%)
Jim Simons 168,000 sh (+2.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 8,096 sh (-4.93%)
Chuck Royce 252,806 sh (-11.45%)
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Q2 2014

PTP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 667,404 sh (+7.09%)
Steven Cohen 35,200 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 100,046 sh (-2.07%)
Donald Smith 2,044,416 sh (-4.99%)
Chuck Royce 232,106 sh (-8.19%)
Jim Simons 130,400 sh (-22.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,634 sh (-42.76%)
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Q3 2014

PTP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 4,400 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 864,630 sh (+29.55%)
Jim Simons 144,000 sh (+10.43%)
David Dreman 101,363 sh (+1.32%)
Donald Smith 2,015,144 sh (-1.43%)
Steven Cohen 30,100 sh (-14.49%)
Chuck Royce 191,706 sh (-17.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,385 sh (-26.95%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PTP

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Add 29.55%0.04%$59.19 - $66.06 $ 73.3618%864630
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -26.95%$59.19 - $66.06 $ 73.3618%3385
Donald Smith 2014-06-30 Reduce -4.99%0.12%$59.14 - $65.2 $ 73.3617%2044416
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -42.76%$59.14 - $65.2 $ 73.3617%4634
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 55.04%0.05%$55.28 - $61.28 $ 73.3626%623229
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 New Buy0.11%$58.04 - $63.4 $ 73.3620%401982
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.32%0.78%$57.19 - $60.59 $ 73.3625%2166255
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -69.03%0.34%$57.19 - $60.59 $ 73.3625%89007
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -46.37%0.37%$54.58 - $59.37 $ 73.3629%287435
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Reduce -6.87%0.25%$54.58 - $59.37 $ 73.3629%2788718
Donald Smith 2013-03-31 Add 6.05%0.21%$46 - $55.85 $ 73.3643%2994503
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$46 - $55.85 $ 73.3643%7016
Donald Smith 2012-12-31 Add 21.2%0.63%$41.88 - $46.64 $ 73.3666%2823647
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 Add 10.59%0.25%$35.3 - $37.83 $ 73.36101%2328397
David Dreman 2012-03-31 Reduce -30.57%0.22%$33.21 - $37.4 $ 73.36120%656501
Donald Smith 2011-12-31 Add 51.64%0.75%$27.55 - $35.15 $ 73.36125%2103406
Arnold Schneider 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.15%$27.55 - $35.15 $ 73.36125%0
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Add 21.95%0.13%$27.55 - $35.15 $ 73.36125%945617
Donald Smith 2011-09-30 Add 84.08%0.71%$28.75 - $35.32 $ 73.36132%1387135
Arnold Schneider 2011-09-30 Reduce -56.23%0.15%$28.75 - $35.32 $ 73.36132%60759
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 11.40
PTP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. PTP: 11.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.66   Max: 267.81
Current: 11.4

4.66
267.81
P/B 1.07
PTP's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PTP: 1.07 )
PTP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.34
Current: 1.07

0.61
1.34
P/S 3.31
PTP's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PTP: 3.31 )
PTP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.35
Current: 3.31

0.74
3.35
EV-to-EBIT 3.57
PTP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. PTP: 3.57 )
PTP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -12.2   Max: 35
Current: 3.57

-12.2
35
Shiller P/E 14.66
PTP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. PTP: 14.66 )
PTP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.84   Max: 14.83
Current: 14.66

8.84
14.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.44
PTP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
91% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. PTP: 0.44 )
PTP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.44

0.43
1.29
Dividend Payout 0.05
PTP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PTP: 0.05 )
PTP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.05

0.02
0.41
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
PTP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PTP: 0.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.4

0.43
1.29
Share Buyback Rate 12.40
PTP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PTP: 12.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 13.4   Max: -12.4
Current: 12.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.08
PTP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PTP: 1.08 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.21
Current: 1.08

0.66
1.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.49
PTP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PTP: 1.49 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.49

0.83
1.36
Price/Median PS Value 2.13
PTP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PTP: 2.13 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.91
Current: 2.13

0.51
1.91
Price/Graham Number 0.71
PTP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. PTP: 0.71 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.3
Current: 0.71

0.37
2.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 28.00
PTP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. PTP: 28.00 )
PTP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 1600.5
Current: 28

2.9
1600.5

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Reinsurance
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Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. was incorporated on April 19, 2002. It operates as a holding company domiciled in Bermuda. Through its operating subsidiaries, it provides property and marine, casualty and finite risk reinsurance coverages, through reinsurance intermediaries, to a diverse clientele of commercial and personal lines insurers and select reinsurers on a basis. The Company operates through two licensed reinsurance subsidiaries, Platinum Underwriters Bermuda, Ltd., a Bermuda reinsurance company and wholly owned subsidiary of Platinum Holdings, and Platinum Underwriters Reinsurance, Inc., a U.S. reinsurance company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Platinum Underwriters Finance, Inc. The Company operates in Property and Marine, Casualty and Finite Risk segments. It provides reinsurance coverage for damage to property and crops. It provides reinsurance coverage for marine and offshore energy insurance programs. Coverages reinsured include hull damage, protection and indemnity, cargo damage, satellite damage and general marine liability. Within Marine, it also writes commercial and general aviation reinsurance. Casualty reinsurance protects a ceding company against financial loss arising out of the obligation to others for loss or damage to persons or property. The Company's Casualty operating segment mainly includes reinsurance contracts that cover umbrella liability, general and product liability, professional liability, workers' compensation, casualty clash, automobile liability, surety, trade credit, political risk and accident and health. Finite reinsurance includes mainly structured reinsurance contracts with ceding companies whose needs might not be met efficiently through traditional reinsurance products. Reinsurance contracts classified as finite are typically structured to include loss limitation or loss mitigation features. It markets its reinsurance products mainly through non-exclusive relationships with reinsurance brokers. The property and casualty reinsurance industry is competitive. It competes with Arch Capital Group Ltd., Axis Capital Holdings Limited, Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., Everest Re Group, Ltd., Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd., PartnerRe Ltd., RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. and Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. The business of reinsurance is regulated in several countries, although the degree and type of regulation. Reinsurers are generally subject to less direct regulation than main insurers.
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