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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 5.74
PTP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. PTP: 5.74 )
PTP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.77   Max: N/A
Current: 5.74

Equity to Asset 0.47
PTP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. PTP: 0.47 )
PTP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.47

0.3
0.47
Interest Coverage 9.50
PTP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. PTP: 9.50 )
PTP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.5   Max: 9999.99
Current: 9.5

9.5
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.55
WACC vs ROIC
2.72%
29.77%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 31.32
PTP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. PTP: 31.32 )
PTP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.49   Max: 46.84
Current: 31.32

-28.49
46.84
Net-margin (%) 28.35
PTP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. PTP: 28.35 )
PTP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28.09   Max: 43.52
Current: 28.35

-28.09
43.52
ROE (%) 9.45
PTP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. PTP: 9.45 )
PTP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.5   Max: 19.72
Current: 9.45

-12.5
19.72
ROA (%) 4.33
PTP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. PTP: 4.33 )
PTP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.89   Max: 7.71
Current: 4.33

-4.89
7.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
PTP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PTP: 0.80 )
PTP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.8

0
1.6
» PTP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2014

PTP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 5,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 185,400 sh (+28.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Donald Smith 2,000,005 sh (-0.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 798,100 sh (-7.69%)
Chuck Royce 27,006 sh (-85.91%)
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Q1 2015

PTP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Donald Smith Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.40
PTP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. PTP: 12.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.66   Max: 267.81
Current: 12.4

4.66
267.81
Forward P/E 17.45
PTP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.22 vs. PTP: 17.45 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.40
PTP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. PTP: 12.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.64   Max: 337
Current: 12.4

4.64
337
P/B 1.09
PTP's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PTP: 1.09 )
PTP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.09

0.61
1.29
P/S 3.48
PTP's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PTP: 3.48 )
PTP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.48
Current: 3.48

0.74
3.48
POCF 123.42
PTP's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. PTP: 123.42 )
PTP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 318.18
Current: 123.42

1.95
318.18
EV-to-EBIT 3.91
PTP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. PTP: 3.91 )
PTP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -12.2   Max: 35
Current: 3.91

-12.2
35
Shiller P/E 15.28
PTP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. PTP: 15.28 )
PTP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.87   Max: 15.28
Current: 15.28

8.87
15.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.40
PTP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. PTP: 0.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.4

0.42
1.29
Dividend Payout 0.05
PTP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PTP: 0.05 )
PTP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.18
Current: 0.05

0.03
0.18
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
PTP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
88% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. PTP: 0.40 )
PTP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.4

0.42
1.29
Share Buyback Rate 10.70
PTP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. PTP: 10.70 )
PTP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 13.4   Max: -12.4
Current: 10.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.09
PTP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. PTP: 1.09 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.23
Current: 1.09

0.72
1.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.47
PTP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PTP: 1.47 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.47

0.92
1.41
Price/Median PS Value 2.19
PTP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PTP: 2.19 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.1
Current: 2.19

0.51
2.1
Price/Graham Number 0.75
PTP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. PTP: 0.75 )
PTP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.11
Current: 0.75

0.4
3.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 25.60
PTP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. PTP: 25.60 )
PTP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 1600.5
Current: 25.6

2.9
1600.5

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Reinsurance
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Traded in other countries:PMU.Germany,
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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