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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.58
STC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. STC: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.93 Max: N/A
Current: 2.58
Equity to Asset 0.48
STC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. STC: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.48
0.31
0.61
Interest Coverage 10.70
STC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 29.49 vs. STC: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 16.01 Max: 50.23
Current: 10.7
0.54
50.23
F-Score: 6
WACC vs ROIC
8.90%
2.42%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.10
STC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. STC: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.27  Med: 1.94 Max: 6.92
Current: 1.1
-15.27
6.92
Net-margin (%) 0.15
STC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. STC: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.91  Med: 0.87 Max: 5.72
Current: 0.15
-15.91
5.72
ROE (%) 0.46
STC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. STC: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.85  Med: 2.47 Max: 21.43
Current: 0.46
-39.85
21.43
ROA (%) 0.22
STC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. STC: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.12  Med: 1.20 Max: 8.92
Current: 0.22
-17.12
8.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
STC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. STC: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 1.25 Max: 25.7
Current: -4
-13.6
25.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.70
STC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. STC: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.8  Med: 13.90 Max: 113.4
Current: 12.7
-19.8
113.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 113.90
STC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. STC: 113.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67  Med: 5.70 Max: 456.2
Current: 113.9
-67
456.2
» STC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-11)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

STC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 10,709 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 96,399 sh (+412.57%)
RS Investment Management 544,736 sh (+5.22%)
Jim Simons 104,638 sh (-20.25%)
First Pacific Advisors 115,500 sh (-62.50%)
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Q2 2015

STC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 180,000 sh (+72.02%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 112,100 sh (-2.94%)
Arnold Schneider 62,874 sh (-34.78%)
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Q3 2015

STC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 50,391 sh (New)
Jim Simons 230,200 sh (+27.89%)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 20,964 sh (-66.66%)
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Q4 2015

STC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 61,880 sh (+22.80%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 315.00
STC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. STC: 315.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 18.78 Max: 458.72
Current: 315
4.56
458.72
Forward P/E 18.80
STC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. STC: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 303.50
STC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
100% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. STC: 303.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 19.38 Max: 447.25
Current: 303.5
4.62
447.25
P/B 1.22
STC's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. STC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.22
0.21
1.58
P/S 0.39
STC's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. STC: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.39
0.08
0.53
PFCF 8.05
STC's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. STC: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.78  Med: 11.15 Max: 533
Current: 8.05
4.78
533
POCF 6.94
STC's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. STC: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 7.66 Max: 143.83
Current: 6.94
3.99
143.83
EV-to-EBIT 25.64
STC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. STC: 25.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -142.3  Med: 5.10 Max: 34.9
Current: 25.64
-142.3
34.9
EV-to-EBITDA 11.56
STC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. STC: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.9  Med: 4.00 Max: 22.4
Current: 11.56
-58.9
22.4

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.40
STC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. STC: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
STC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.53 Max: 9.99
Current: 2.4
0.18
9.99
Dividend Payout 4.68
STC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
100% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. STC: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.10 Max: 3
Current: 4.68
0.03
3
Dividend Growth (3y) 26.00
STC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. STC: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
STC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -54.20 Max: 26
Current: 26
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield 3.59
STC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. STC: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.78
STC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. STC: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.29 Max: 24.34
Current: 5.78
0.44
24.34
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.90
STC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. STC: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: -2.65 Max: 0.3
Current: -8.9
-10.5
0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.96
STC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. STC: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.96
0.74
2.43
Price/Projected FCF 0.79
STC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. STC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.79
0.25
1.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.38
STC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. STC: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.38
0.35
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 17.12
STC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. STC: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
STC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.54 Max: 85.35
Current: 17.12
0.2
85.35
Price/Graham Number 5.13
STC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
100% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. STC: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.78 Max: 6.29
Current: 5.13
0.38
6.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.90
STC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. STC: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 14.80 Max: 36.4
Current: 3.9
2.9
36.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.55
STC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. STC: 24.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.7  Med: 4.40 Max: 54.5
Current: 24.55
-18.7
54.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2060
EPS $ 0.11
Beta0.97
Short Percentage of Float1.29%
52-Week Range $31.53 - 44.01
Shares Outstanding(Mil)23.29

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Stewart Information Services Inc is a Delaware corporation formed in 1970. The Company is a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through its direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. It provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States governments. It also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; loan due diligence; compliance solutions; service performance management and technology to streamline the real estate process. Its international division delivers products and services protecting and promoting private land ownership. Currently, its main international operations are in Canada, the United Kingdom, Central Europe, and Australia. The Company reports its business in the following segments: title insurance and related services, mortgage services. Title insurance and related services include the functions of searching, examining, closing and insuring the condition of the title to real property. This segment also includes certain ancillary services provided for tax-deferred exchanges and home and personal insurance services. Its mortgage services segment includes various groups of products and services provided to multiple markets. These services are provided mainly through its Stewart Lender Services (SLS), PropertyInfo Corporation and Stewart Government Services businesses. SLS offers mortgage origination support, component servicing, default and REO services, including post-closing outsourcing, portfolio due diligence, mortgage compliance solutions and servicer oversight to residential mortgage lenders, servicers and investors. PropertyInfo Corporation offers technology to support title operations. PropertyInfo offers a title and escrow production system, AIM+, along with web-based search tools designed to increase the processing speed of title examinations by connecting all aspects of the title examination process to proprietary title information databases and to public land and court record information sources. The primary sources of title insurance business are attorneys, builders, developers, home buyers and home sellers, lenders and real estate brokers and agents. Customers for its mortgage services products and services mainly include mortgage lenders and servicers, mortgage brokers, mortgage investors and government entities. The Company's trademarks include AIM+, E-Title, PropertyInfo, SureClose, TitleSearch, eClosingRoom and Virtual Underwriter. The Company competes with Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Old Republic Title Insurance Group, and The First American Corporation and among others.
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