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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
RLI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. RLI: 0.18 )
RLI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.32
RLI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. RLI: 0.32 )
RLI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.32

0.16
0.34
Interest Coverage 20.35
RLI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. RLI: 20.35 )
RLI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.69   Max: 88.85
Current: 20.35

7.69
88.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.46
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 (%) 23.35
RLI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. RLI: 23.35 )
RLI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.09   Max: 37.89
Current: 23.35

12.09
37.89
Net-margin (%) 17.89
RLI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. RLI: 17.89 )
RLI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 26.96
Current: 17.89

5.04
26.96
ROE (%) 15.23
RLI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. RLI: 15.23 )
RLI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.98   Max: 22.71
Current: 15.23

4.98
22.71
ROA (%) 4.61
RLI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. RLI: 4.61 )
RLI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 6.7
Current: 4.61

0.98
6.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 409.21
RLI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 184.44 vs. RLI: 409.21 )
RLI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 43.25   Max: 932.98
Current: 409.21

43.25
932.98
Revenue Growth (%) 5.70
RLI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. RLI: 5.70 )
RLI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 25.1
Current: 5.7

-0.6
25.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.00
RLI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. RLI: 1.00 )
RLI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7   Max: 40.1
Current: 1

-7
40.1
EPS Growth (%) -1.10
RLI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. RLI: -1.10 )
RLI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 48.9
Current: -1.1

-6.4
48.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

RLI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 145,766 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 429,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 76,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 601,260 sh (-1.73%)
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Q4 2013

RLI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 2,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,302 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 205,466 sh (+40.96%)
Tom Gayner 601,260 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 429,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 74,800 sh (-1.58%)
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Q1 2014

RLI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 416,332 sh (+1.31%)
Robert Bruce 149,600 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 858,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Tom Gayner 1,197,272 sh (-0.44%)
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Q2 2014

RLI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 641,351 sh (+54.05%)
Robert Bruce 149,600 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,197,272 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 858,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.70
RLI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. RLI: 14.70 )
RLI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 24.34
Current: 14.7

6.74
24.34
P/B 2.10
RLI's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RLI: 2.10 )
RLI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.1

1.24
2.6
P/S 2.66
RLI's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. RLI: 2.66 )
RLI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 3.25
Current: 2.66

1.61
3.25
PFCF 15.30
RLI's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. RLI: 15.30 )
RLI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 194.64
Current: 15.3

3.9
194.64
EV-to-EBIT 11.38
RLI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. RLI: 11.38 )
RLI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 22.7
Current: 11.38

3.8
22.7
PEG 2.80
RLI's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RLI: 2.80 )
RLI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 28.9
Current: 2.8

0.22
28.9
Shiller P/E 16.80
RLI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 20.78 vs. RLI: 16.80 )
RLI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.51   Max: 22.53
Current: 16.8

9.51
22.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.52
RLI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. RLI: 1.52 )
RLI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.35
Current: 1.52

0.98
2.35
Dividend Payout 0.22
RLI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RLI: 0.22 )
RLI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.22

0.09
1.6
Dividend growth (3y) 5.20
RLI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. RLI: 5.20 )
RLI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 23.3
Current: 5.2

5.2
23.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.95
RLI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
73% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. RLI: 1.95 )
RLI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 3.06
Current: 1.95

1.27
3.06
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
RLI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. RLI: -0.80 )
RLI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6   Max: -9.3
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.30
RLI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. RLI: 2.30 )
RLI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.3

0.73
2.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
RLI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
60% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. RLI: 1.10 )
RLI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.1

0.28
1.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
RLI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RLI: 1.20 )
RLI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.2

0.17
1.4
Price/Graham Number 1.20
RLI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. RLI: 1.20 )
RLI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.43
Current: 1.2

0.65
1.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.70
RLI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. RLI: 8.70 )
RLI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 26.6
Current: 8.7

4.4
26.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.13
RLI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. RLI: 8.13 )
RLI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 45.7
Current: 8.13

6.1
45.7

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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RLI Corporation is an Illinois corporation that was organized in 1965. The company underwrites selected property and casualty insurance through major subsidiaries collectively known as RLI Insurance Group. It conducts its operations through four insurance companies. RLI Insurance Company, writes multiple lines insurance on an admitted basis in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company is a subsidiary of RLI Insurance Company, has authority to write multiple lines of insurance on an admitted basis in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Mt. Hawley Insurance Company (Mt. Hawley), a subsidiary of RLI Insurance Company, writes surplus lines insurance in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam. RLI Indemnity Company (RIC), a subsidiary of Mt. Hawley, has authority to write multiple lines of insurance on an admitted basis in 48 states and the District of Columbia. The segments of its insurance operations are casualty, property and surety. The casualty portion of business consists General Liability, Commercial and Personal Umbrella Liability , Commercial Transportation ,CBIC Package Business, Executive Products. Professional Services The surety segment offers Miscellaneous Surety, Contract Surety, Commercial Surety, Oil and Gas Surety The property Segment offers Commercial property coverage, marine coverage, crop reinsurance, property reinsurance and variety of other smaller programs in the property segment, including a limited amount of homeowners and dwelling fire insurance in Hawaii. The company's competitors in casualty segment are, among others, Ace, Arch, James River, Meadowbrook, Navigators, USLI, Great West, Lancer, Baldwin & Lyons, Chubb, Philadelphia, Great American, Travelers and CNA. The company is subject to extensive governmental regulation and supervision. Its insurance regulations are designed to protect the interests of policyholders rather than shareholders and other investors.
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