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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 1.82
SNFCA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.12 vs. SNFCA: 1.82 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.19   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.82

Equity to Asset 0.14
SNFCA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. SNFCA: 0.14 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.14

0.11
0.2
Interest Coverage 3.44
SNFCA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. SNFCA: 3.44 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 26.07
Current: 3.44

0.1
26.07
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.50
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.56
SNFCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. SNFCA: 4.56 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.65   Max: 50.83
Current: 4.56

-0.65
50.83
Net-margin (%) 3.52
SNFCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. SNFCA: 3.52 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.26   Max: 7.13
Current: 3.52

-0.26
7.13
ROE (%) 8.64
SNFCA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. SNFCA: 8.64 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.72   Max: 20.94
Current: 8.64

-0.72
20.94
ROA (%) 1.23
SNFCA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SNFCA: 1.23 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 2.8
Current: 1.23

-0.09
2.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 85.26
SNFCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.17 vs. SNFCA: 85.26 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 379.95
Current: 85.26

-4.9
379.95
Revenue Growth (%) 1.70
SNFCA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. SNFCA: 1.70 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.3   Max: 65.3
Current: 1.7

-11.3
65.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 45.70
SNFCA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. SNFCA: 45.70 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.9   Max: 48.5
Current: 45.7

-36.9
48.5
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Guru Trades

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Q4 2012

SNFCA Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Jim Simons 82,994 sh (New)
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Q1 2013

SNFCA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 89,042 sh (+2.18%)
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Q2 2013

SNFCA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.10
SNFCA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. SNFCA: 11.10 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.63   Max: 259.2
Current: 11.1

2.63
259.2
P/B 0.60
SNFCA's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SNFCA: 0.60 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.6

0.16
1.88
P/S 0.30
SNFCA's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. SNFCA: 0.30 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.3

0.05
0.65
PFCF 1.60
SNFCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.00 vs. SNFCA: 1.60 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 47.74
Current: 1.6

0.15
47.74
EV-to-EBIT 5.39
SNFCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. SNFCA: 5.39 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 23.1
Current: 5.39

0.1
23.1
PEG 0.53
SNFCA's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNFCA: 0.53 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 5.09
Current: 0.53

0.11
5.09
Shiller P/E 11.30
SNFCA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.30 vs. SNFCA: 11.30 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 34.87
Current: 11.3

2.07
34.87

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.77
SNFCA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SNFCA: 0.77 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.77

0.2
1.47
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.28
SNFCA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. SNFCA: 0.28 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 6.76
Current: 0.28

0.04
6.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.75
SNFCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. SNFCA: 1.75 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.62
Current: 1.75

0.38
4.62
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.45
SNFCA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SNFCA: 0.45 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.45

0.17
1.96
Price/Graham Number 0.59
SNFCA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SNFCA: 0.59 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 9.07
Current: 0.59

0.21
9.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 18.60
SNFCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SNFCA: 18.60 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 968.8
Current: 18.6

4.3
968.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 54.70
SNFCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. SNFCA: 54.70 )
SNFCA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -34.4   Max: 235.4
Current: 54.7

-34.4
235.4

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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Security National Financial Corporation was organized as a holding company in 1979. The Company operates in three main business segments: life insurance, cemetery and mortuary, and mortgage loans. The life insurance segment is engaged in the business of selling and servicing selected lines of life insurance, annuity products and accident and health insurance. These products are marketed in 38 states through a commissioned sales force of independent licensed insurance agents who may also sell insurance products of other companies. The cemetery and mortuary segment of the Company consists of five cemeteries in the state of Utah and one cemetery in the state of California, and seven mortuaries in the state of Utah and one mortuary in the state of Arizona. The Company also engages in pre-need selling of funeral, cemetery, mortuary and cremation services through its Utah, Arizona and California operations. Many of the insurance agents also sell pre-need funeral, cemetery and cremation services. The mortgage loan segment is an approved government and conventional lender that originates and underwrites or otherwise purchases residential and commercial loans for new construction, existing homes and real estate projects. The mortgage loan segment operates through 91 wholesale and retail offices in nineteen states, and is an approved mortgage lender in several other states The Company, through Security National Life and its insurance subsidiaries, issues and distributes selected lines of life insurance and annuities. Its life insurance business includes funeral plans, and interest-sensitive life insurance, as well as other traditional life, accident and health insurance products. The Company sells its life insurance products through direct agents, brokers and independent licensed agents who also sell insurance products of other companies. Its insurance subsidiaries compete with a large number of insurance companies, many of which have greater financial resources, a longer business history, and more diversified line of insurance coverage than the Company. It is currently subject to regulation in Utah, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas under insurance holding company legislation, and other states where applicable.
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