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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
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Cash to Debt 0.42
SSREY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SSREY: 0.42 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.39   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42

Equity to Asset 0.17
SSREY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. SSREY: 0.17 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.17

0.11
0.17
Interest Coverage 6.35
SSREY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. SSREY: 6.35 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 7.5
Current: 6.35

0.87
7.5
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.58
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 13.53
SSREY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. SSREY: 13.53 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.4   Max: 16.43
Current: 13.53

-5.4
16.43
Net-margin (%) 11.88
SSREY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. SSREY: 11.88 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.46   Max: 12.66
Current: 11.88

-3.46
12.66
ROE (%) 13.88
SSREY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. SSREY: 13.88 )
SSREY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 13.32
Current: 13.88

2.12
13.32
ROA (%) 2.12
SSREY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. SSREY: 2.12 )
SSREY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.05
Current: 2.12

0.21
2.05
Revenue Growth (%) 12.70
SSREY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SSREY: 12.70 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.1   Max: 12.7
Current: 12.7

-5.1
12.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 58.90
SSREY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. SSREY: 58.90 )
SSREY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 58.9   Max: 77.6
Current: 58.9

58.9
77.6
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Q4 2013

SSREY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Fisher 78,111 sh (-0.24%)
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Q1 2014

SSREY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 73,408 sh (-6.02%)
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Q2 2014

SSREY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 81,321 sh (+10.78%)
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Q3 2014

SSREY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 75,554 sh (-7.09%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 7.80
SSREY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. SSREY: 7.80 )
SSREY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.73   Max: 32.79
Current: 7.8

4.73
32.79
P/B 0.94
SSREY's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SSREY: 0.94 )
SSREY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.39
Current: 0.94

0.54
1.39
P/S 0.92
SSREY's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SSREY: 0.92 )
SSREY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.92

0.55
1.35
EV-to-EBIT 4.89
SSREY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. SSREY: 4.89 )
SSREY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 15.2
Current: 4.89

2.4
15.2
PEG 0.15
SSREY's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SSREY: 0.15 )
SSREY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.15

0
0.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.09
SSREY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SSREY: 5.09 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 6.69
Current: 5.09

1.98
6.69
Dividend Payout 0.37
SSREY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SSREY: 0.37 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.02
Current: 0.37

0.5
2.02
Dividend growth (3y) 56.30
SSREY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SSREY: 56.30 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 222.4
Current: 56.3

-11.7
222.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 350.98
SSREY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. SSREY: 350.98 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 5.46
Current: 350.98

3.07
5.46
Share Buyback Rate 5.50
SSREY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. SSREY: 5.50 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.5   Max: -2.9
Current: 5.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.07
SSREY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SSREY: 1.07 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.07

0.69
1.68
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
SSREY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SSREY: 1.11 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.11

0.75
1.48
Price/Graham Number 0.61
SSREY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. SSREY: 0.61 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.61

0.43
0.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 20.40
SSREY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Reinsurance industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. SSREY: 20.40 )
SSREY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 40.9
Current: 20.4

6.6
40.9

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Reinsurance
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Traded in other countries:SREN.Switzerland, SR9.Germany, 0QL6.UK, SRENN.Mexico
Swiss Re AG is engaged in wholesale reinsurance, insurance and risk transfer solutions. Its clients include insurance companies, corporations and public sector bodies. In Reinsurance business unit, consists of two segments, Property & Casualty and Life& Health. The Reinsurance Business Unit operates globally, both through brokers and directly with clients, and provides solutions for risk and capital management. Clients include insurance companies and mutual as well as public sector and governmental entities. In addition to traditional reinsurance solutions, the Business Unit offers insurance-linked securities and other insurance-related capital market products in both Property & Casualty and Life& Health. Property & Casualty includes the business lines property, casualty including motor, and specialty. Life& Health includes the life and health sub-segments. In Corporate Solutions business unit offers insurance capacity to mid-sized and large multinational corporations across the globe. Offerings range from standard risk transfer covers and multi-line programs, to customized solutions tailored to the needs of clients. Through Admin Re, the Company acquires closed blocks of in-force life and health insurance business, either through reinsurance or corporate acquisition, and typically assumes responsibility for administering the underlying policies. The administration of the business may be managed directly or, where appropriate, in partnership with a third party. Since 1998, the Company has acquired more than 50 blocks of business spanning different product types. It currently operates in the UK, US and the Netherlands.
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