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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 0.04
L's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. L: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
L' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.23
L's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. L: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
L' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.23
0.12
0.25
Interest Coverage 0.47
L's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 18.34 vs. L: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
L' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 4.51 Max: 13.71
Current: 0.47
0.47
13.71
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
6.16%
1.22%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.82
L's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. L: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
L' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 14.98 Max: 23.27
Current: 1.82
1.82
23.27
Net-margin (%) 1.94
L's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. L: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
L' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 5.83 Max: 34.2
Current: 1.94
1.94
34.2
ROE (%) 1.38
L's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. L: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
L' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 4.74 Max: 29.49
Current: 1.38
1.41
29.49
ROA (%) 0.33
L's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. L: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
L' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.09 Max: 6.21
Current: 0.33
0.34
6.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
L's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. L: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
L' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 1.70 Max: 9.3
Current: 1.3
-5.7
9.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.60
L's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. L: -17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
L' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.70 Max: 47.1
Current: -17.6
0
47.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -33.40
L's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. L: -33.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
L' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: -1.30 Max: 38.9
Current: -33.4
-33.4
38.9
» L's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

L Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Charles Brandes 183,946 sh (New)
Jim Simons 322,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 11,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,295 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 130,959 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 23,172 sh (New)
John Burbank 6,495 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,752,240 sh (+47.53%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,000,000 sh (+14.29%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,841,416 sh (+8.75%)
Murray Stahl 53,384 sh (+4.63%)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
Martin Whitman 1,051,888 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 1,250,287 sh (-1.82%)
Chris Davis 8,350,641 sh (-2.11%)
Dodge & Cox 6,100 sh (-3.17%)
NWQ Managers 1,858,304 sh (-10.11%)
Mario Gabelli 9,300 sh (-11.43%)
Mason Hawkins 29,518,033 sh (-12.27%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 217,767 sh (-17.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 67,700 sh (-17.54%)
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Q3 2015

L Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Diamond Hill Capital 4,386,209 sh (+18828.92%)
Louis Moore Bacon 163,750 sh (+25.04%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,124,300 sh (+18.74%)
Donald Smith 2,059,420 sh (+17.53%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,972,816 sh (+4.62%)
Charles Brandes 185,539 sh (+0.87%)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 9,300 sh (unchged)
Martin Whitman 1,051,888 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 1,211,350 sh (-3.11%)
NWQ Managers 1,773,058 sh (-4.59%)
Dodge & Cox 5,800 sh (-4.92%)
Murray Stahl 48,186 sh (-9.74%)
Chris Davis 7,357,689 sh (-11.89%)
Mason Hawkins 19,933,835 sh (-32.47%)
Jim Simons 134,100 sh (-58.42%)
Jeremy Grantham 20,800 sh (-69.28%)
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Q4 2015

L Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 165,600 sh (+23.49%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,860,941 sh (+10.82%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,375,000 sh (+3.52%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,048,896 sh (+2.56%)
Mario Gabelli 9,300 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 14,000 sh (unchged)
Mason Hawkins Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Donald Smith 2,042,913 sh (-0.80%)
Charles Brandes 183,092 sh (-1.32%)
NWQ Managers 1,684,614 sh (-4.99%)
Chris Davis 6,380,409 sh (-13.28%)
Murray Stahl 40,017 sh (-16.95%)
Third Avenue Management 701,723 sh (-42.07%)
Martin Whitman 797,288 sh (-24.20%)
» More
Q1 2016

L Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Murray Stahl 49,406 sh (+23.46%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,763,800 sh (+5.27%)
Martin Whitman 353,988 sh (-55.60%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 60.03
L's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. L: 60.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
L' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 14.90 Max: 89.16
Current: 60.03
1.99
89.16
PE(NRI) 60.03
L's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.91 vs. L: 60.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
L' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.14  Med: 15.61 Max: 59.49
Current: 60.03
8.14
59.49
P/B 0.78
L's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. L: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
L' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.78
0.59
1.65
P/S 1.11
L's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. L: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
L' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.11
0.67
1.86
PFCF 7.28
L's PFCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. L: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
L' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.87  Med: 10.04 Max: 901
Current: 7.28
4.87
901
POCF 4.14
L's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. L: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
L' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 5.51 Max: 224.13
Current: 4.14
2.97
224.13
EV-to-EBIT 31.69
L's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
91% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. L: 31.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
L' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -248.8  Med: 7.45 Max: 32.8
Current: 31.69
-248.8
32.8
EV-to-EBITDA 31.69
L's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
94% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. L: 31.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
L' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -248.8  Med: 7.45 Max: 32.8
Current: 31.69
-248.8
32.8
Shiller P/E 13.18
L's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.36 vs. L: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
L' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.13  Med: 14.36 Max: 34.71
Current: 13.18
8.13
34.71

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.62
L's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. L: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
L' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.62
0.48
1.39
Dividend Payout 0.35
L's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. L: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
L' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.35
0.03
0.35
Forward Dividend Yield 0.63
L's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. L: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.65
L's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.28 vs. L: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
L' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.65
0.49
1.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
L's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. L: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
L' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.90 Max: 7.8
Current: 2.9
0.2
7.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.78
L's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. L: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
L' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.78
0.66
1.64
Price/Projected FCF 0.62
L's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. L: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
L' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.78 Max: 3.57
Current: 0.62
0.48
3.57
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
L's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. L: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
L' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.94
0.27
1.54
Price/Graham Number 1.38
L's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. L: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
L' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.38
0.49
1.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.18
L's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. L: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
L' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 12.50 Max: 27.7
Current: 3.18
3.1
27.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.59
L's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. L: -5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
L' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 7.70 Max: 29.1
Current: -5.59
-5.6
29.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $13415
EPS $ 0.67
Beta0.73
Short Percentage of Float1.68%
52-Week Range $33.84 - 42.14
Shares Outstanding(Mil)339.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.67 3.15
EPS without NRI($) 2.67 3.15

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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Loews Corp was incorporated in 1967 and is an insurance holding company. The Company is engaged commercial property and casualty insurance; operation of offshore oil and gas drilling rigs; exploration, production and marketing of natural gas and natural gas liquids; operation of interstate natural gas pipeline systems; and the operation of hotels. CNA Financial Corporation is a subsidiary and an insurance holding company whose property and casualty and remaining life & group insurance operations are conducted by Continental Casualty Company (CCC), incorporated in 1897. CNA's insurance products include commercial property and casualty coverages, including surety. CNA's services include risk management, information services, warranty and claims administration. CNA's products and services are marketed through independent agents, brokers and managing general underwriters to a wide variety of customers, including small, medium and large businesses, insurance companies, associations, professionals and other groups. CNA's property and casualty field structure consists of 49 underwriting locations across the United States. In addition, there are five centralized processing operations which handle policy processing, billing and collection activities and also act as call centers to optimize service. The claims structure consists of two regional claim centers designed to efficiently handle the high volume of low severity claims including property damage, liability and workers' compensation medical only claims, and 16 principal claim offices handling the more complex claims. CNA also has a presence in Canada, Europe and Singapore consisting of 15 branch operations and access to business placed at Lloyd's of London ("Lloyd's") through Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited ("Hardy"). CNA's core business, commercial property and casualty insurance operations, includes Specialty, Commercial and International. Other Non-Core business includes Life & Group Non-Core and Other. The Specialty includes the following business groups: Management & Professional Liability: Management & Professional Liability provides management and professional liability insurance and risk management services and other specialized property and casualty coverages. Surety: Surety offers small, medium and large contract and commercial surety bonds. Surety provides surety and fidelity bonds in all 50 states through a network of independent agencies and brokers.Warranty and Alternative Risks: Warranty and Alternative Risks provides extended service contracts and related products that provide protection from the financial burden associated with mechanical breakdown and other related losses for vehicles and portable electronic communication devices. The Commercial's property products include standard and excess property, marine and boiler and machinery coverages. The Casualty products include standard casualty insurance products such as workers' compensation, general and product li
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