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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.40
RGA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. RGA: 0.40 )
RGA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4

Equity to Asset 0.16
RGA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. RGA: 0.16 )
RGA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.16

0.1
0.2
Interest Coverage 5.11
RGA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. RGA: 5.11 )
RGA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 9999.99
Current: 5.11

1.57
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.57
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.78
RGA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. RGA: 8.78 )
RGA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.94   Max: 22.32
Current: 8.78

4.94
22.32
Net-margin (%) 5.83
RGA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. RGA: 5.83 )
RGA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 7.68
Current: 5.83

1.68
7.68
ROE (%) 10.14
RGA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. RGA: 10.14 )
RGA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 14.47
Current: 10.14

3.53
14.47
ROA (%) 1.55
RGA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. RGA: 1.55 )
RGA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.8
Current: 1.55

0.5
2.8
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.80
RGA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. RGA: 8.80 )
RGA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 23
Current: 8.8

5.6
23
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
RGA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. RGA: -5.40 )
RGA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.9
Current: -5.4

0
35.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.90
RGA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. RGA: -6.90 )
RGA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.3   Max: 69.6
Current: -6.9

-27.3
69.6
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

RGA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

RS Investment Management 136,542 sh (New)
John Hussman 88,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,300 sh (+2.47%)
Diamond Hill Capital 414,276 sh (+1.48%)
John Keeley 89,705 sh (-0.07%)
Pioneer Investments 271,587 sh (-1.42%)
NWQ Managers 838,276 sh (-5.87%)
Chuck Royce 1,753,071 sh (-10.34%)
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Q1 2014

RGA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 240,000 sh (+172.73%)
RS Investment Management 190,417 sh (+39.46%)
NWQ Managers 957,240 sh (+14.19%)
Pioneer Investments 278,809 sh (+2.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,300 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 84,255 sh (-6.08%)
Chuck Royce 1,610,971 sh (-8.11%)
Diamond Hill Capital 373,675 sh (-9.8%)
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Q2 2014

RGA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,420 sh (+97.83%)
RS Investment Management 221,326 sh (+16.23%)
Diamond Hill Capital 377,810 sh (+1.11%)
Pioneer Investments 279,401 sh (+0.21%)
John Keeley 83,295 sh (-1.14%)
Chuck Royce 1,544,324 sh (-4.14%)
NWQ Managers 802,446 sh (-16.17%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-58.33%)
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Q3 2014

RGA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 1,149 sh (New)
Jim Simons 15,100 sh (New)
John Hussman Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 277,517 sh (-0.67%)
John Keeley 82,715 sh (-0.7%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,784 sh (-3.87%)
RS Investment Management 210,431 sh (-4.92%)
Chuck Royce 1,373,724 sh (-11.05%)
Diamond Hill Capital 319,825 sh (-15.35%)
NWQ Managers 661,893 sh (-17.52%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RGA

(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
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.61%$78.95 - $84.23 $ 87.357%0
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -17.52%0.11%$78.95 - $84.23 $ 87.357%661893
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$78.95 - $84.23 $ 87.357%1149
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -58.33%0.82%$75.79 - $79.88 $ 87.3512%100000
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -16.17%0.11%$75.79 - $79.88 $ 87.3512%802446
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Add 172.73%0.89%$71.51 - $79.86 $ 87.3515%240000
John Hussman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.49%$68.37 - $77.04 $ 87.3520%88000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$64.04 - $73.3 $ 87.3530%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Sold Out $64.04 - $73.3 $ 87.3530%0
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Reduce -80.39%0.41%$57.47 - $69.11 $ 87.3538%86300
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 New Buy$57.47 - $69.11 $ 87.3538%3000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$53.52 - $60.9 $ 87.3551%4142
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.16%$44.99 - $55.24 $ 87.3572%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.16%$45.36 - $63.79 $ 87.3562%231382
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.60
RGA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. RGA: 9.60 )
RGA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 16.34
Current: 9.6

6.04
16.34
P/B 0.90
RGA's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. RGA: 0.90 )
RGA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.9

0.53
1.41
P/S 0.60
RGA's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RGA: 0.60 )
RGA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.6

0.26
0.76
PFCF 9.70
RGA's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RGA: 9.70 )
RGA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.48   Max: 17.88
Current: 9.7

8.48
17.88
EV-to-EBIT 7.93
RGA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. RGA: 7.93 )
RGA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 44.3
Current: 7.93

4.6
44.3
PEG 1.57
RGA's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RGA: 1.57 )
RGA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 4.06
Current: 1.57

0.21
4.06
Shiller P/E 12.10
RGA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. RGA: 12.10 )
RGA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.77   Max: 22.39
Current: 12.1

5.77
22.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.50
RGA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. RGA: 1.50 )
RGA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.5

0.21
1.63
Dividend Payout 0.14
RGA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. RGA: 0.14 )
RGA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.14

0.04
0.66
Dividend growth (3y) 31.00
RGA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. RGA: 31.00 )
RGA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 88.2
Current: 31

0
88.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.94
RGA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. RGA: 5.94 )
RGA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 6.46
Current: 5.94

0.83
6.46
Share Buyback Rate 1.00
RGA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. RGA: 1.00 )
RGA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1   Max: -9
Current: 1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
RGA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. RGA: 0.90 )
RGA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.18
Current: 0.9

0.57
2.18
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
RGA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. RGA: 0.90 )
RGA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.73
Current: 0.9

0.72
2.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
RGA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. RGA: 1.10 )
RGA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.1

0.7
1.98
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
RGA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RGA: 1.90 )
RGA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.9

0.25
2.74
Price/Graham Number 0.60
RGA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. RGA: 0.60 )
RGA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.6

0.4
1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.60
RGA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. RGA: 12.60 )
RGA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 21.8
Current: 12.6

2.3
21.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.20
RGA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. RGA: 7.20 )
RGA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.2   Max: 28.7
Current: 7.2

-15.2
28.7

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Reinsurance
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Traded in other countries:RGPB.Germany,
Reinsurance Group of America Inc is an insurance holding company formed on December 31, 1992. The Company is engaged in the reinsurance of individual and group coverages for traditional life and health, longevity, disability income, asset-intensive and critical illness products, and financial reinsurance. The Company now has subsidiaries, branch operations, or representative offices in Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The Company's main business is life and health reinsurance, which involves reinsuring life insurance policies that are often in force for the remaining lifetime of the underlying individuals insured, with premiums earned typically over a period of 10 to 30 years. The Company covers a portfolio of life and health insurance products including term life, credit life, universal life, whole life, group life and health, joint and last survivor insurance, critical illness, disability income as well as asset-intensive and financial reinsurance. The Company's competitors include Munich Re, Swiss Re, Hannover Re, SCOR Global Re, and Generali. Its reinsurance subsidiaries are subject to government regulation in each of the jurisdictions in which they are licensed or authorized to do business.
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