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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.82
FRFHF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. FRFHF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FRFHF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.89
Current: 0.82
0.32
2.89
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
FRFHF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. FRFHF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FRFHF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.22
0.09
0.28
Debt-to-Equity 0.50
FRFHF's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
88% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FRFHF: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
FRFHF' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.5
0.28
0.92
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.93
FRFHF's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. FRFHF: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
FRFHF' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.8  Med: 2.04 Max: 11.4
Current: 1.93
-39.8
11.4
Beneish M-Score: -1.82
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
Net Margin % 15.29
FRFHF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. FRFHF: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FRFHF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.03  Med: 6.47 Max: 18.83
Current: 15.29
-10.03
18.83
ROE % 18.82
FRFHF's ROE % is ranked higher than
78% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. FRFHF: 18.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FRFHF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.66  Med: 5.53 Max: 34.98
Current: 18.82
-7.66
34.98
ROA % 4.13
FRFHF's ROA % is ranked higher than
70% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. FRFHF: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FRFHF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.63  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.89
Current: 4.13
-1.63
5.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.30
FRFHF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. FRFHF: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 8.2 Max: 47.7
Current: 9.3
-10.4
47.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.90
FRFHF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FRFHF: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.95 Max: 119.7
Current: -2.9
0
119.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.50
FRFHF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FRFHF: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -15 Max: 70.3
Current: -0.5
0
70.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

FRFHF Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Arnold Van Den Berg 27,559 sh (New)
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Q3 2017

FRFHF Guru Trades in Q3 2017

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Q4 2017

FRFHF Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Arnold Van Den Berg 25,877 sh (-3.87%)
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Q1 2018

FRFHF Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Arnold Van Den Berg 24,773 sh (-4.27%)
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Insider Trades

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Arnold Van Den Berg 2018-03-31 Reduce -4.27%0.08%$485 - $545.18 $ 530.584%24,773
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-12-31 Reduce -3.87%0.08%$499.35 - $549.36 $ 530.581%25,877
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-09-30 Reduce -2.33%0.04%$424.17 - $517 $ 530.5811%26,918
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Preferred stocks of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FFH.PR.E.PFD.Canada19.243.80Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FFH.PR.I.PFD.Canada21.994.21Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FFH.PR.C.PFD.Canada24.264.73Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.K.PFD.Canada24.154.83Class K
FXFLF.PFD18.204.91Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.G.PFD.Canada20.783.97G
FRFGF.PFD15.310.00Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FRFXF.PFD16.414.41Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FRFFF.PFD18.594.91Class K
FAXRF.PFD15.450.00G
FRFZF.PFD18.054.28Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.D.PFD.Canada23.984.14Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.M.PFD.Canada25.134.71Cum Pfd Shs Series -M-
FFH.PR.F.PFD.Canada19.403.83Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.H.PFD.Canada21.253.97Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FAXXF.PFD15.884.14Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.J.PFD.Canada22.104.14Pfd Shs Series -J- Fltg Rt
FXFHF.PFD14.660.00Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 7339
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Traded in other countries:FFH.Canada, FFX.Germany, FFH.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd is a life insurance company. The firm offers reinsurance and property and casualty insurance in Canada, the United States, and other international markets. It also engages in the restaurant's businesses.

Fairfax Financial offers reinsurance and property and casualty insurance in Canada, the United States, and other international markets. About 25% of premiums come from reinsurance activities, and almost 30% of premiums are generated from outside Canada and the U.S. The company also has some noninsurance operations such as restaurants. Fairfax has been led by Prem Watsa, its chairman and CEO, since its formation in 1985.

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Fairfax Completes US$600 Million Senior Notes Offering
Fairfax Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 6.42
FRFHF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. FRFHF: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FRFHF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 8.43 Max: 55.92
Current: 6.42
2.47
55.92
Forward PE Ratio 9.78
FRFHF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. FRFHF: 9.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 6.42
FRFHF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
87% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. FRFHF: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FRFHF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 8.43 Max: 55.92
Current: 6.42
2.47
55.92
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 5.52
FRFHF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. FRFHF: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 9.54 Max: 2118.53
Current: 5.52
1.86
2118.53
PB Ratio 1.22
FRFHF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FRFHF: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FRFHF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.22
0.78
1.57
PS Ratio 0.98
FRFHF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. FRFHF: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRFHF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.98
0.5
1.58
EV-to-EBIT 4.32
FRFHF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. FRFHF: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRFHF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: 4.3 Max: 84.7
Current: 4.32
-30.2
84.7
EV-to-EBITDA 3.97
FRFHF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
88% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. FRFHF: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRFHF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -611.1  Med: 4.1 Max: 25.8
Current: 3.97
-611.1
25.8
EV-to-Revenue 0.96
FRFHF's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
73% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. FRFHF: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FRFHF' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.96
0.1
1.5
Shiller PE Ratio 21.82
FRFHF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. FRFHF: 21.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FRFHF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.34  Med: 18.96 Max: 26.9
Current: 21.82
12.34
26.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.89
FRFHF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
70% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. FRFHF: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FRFHF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.23 Max: 3.64
Current: 1.89
0.97
3.64
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.12
FRFHF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. FRFHF: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
FRFHF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.12
0.06
0.68
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.50
FRFHF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. FRFHF: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.8 Max: 73.5
Current: 3.5
0
73.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.82
FRFHF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. FRFHF: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.57
FRFHF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
89% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. FRFHF: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRFHF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 3.03 Max: 4.94
Current: 2.57
1.32
4.94
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.40
FRFHF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. FRFHF: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FRFHF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: -4.4 Max: 0.1
Current: -8.4
-11
0.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.21
FRFHF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FRFHF: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.27 Max: 4.33
Current: 2.21
0.31
4.33
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.11
FRFHF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. FRFHF: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.06 Max: 34.24
Current: 1.11
0.38
34.24
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.87
FRFHF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. FRFHF: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.87
0.11
2.54
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.80
FRFHF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FRFHF: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
FRFHF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.8
0.24
2.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 23.07
FRFHF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. FRFHF: 23.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FRFHF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: 15.1 Max: 282.4
Current: 23.07
-24.9
282.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 17.30
FRFHF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. FRFHF: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FRFHF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 0.1 Max: 19.1
Current: 17.3
-6.9
19.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,301.30
EPS (TTM) $ 84.54
Beta0.35
Volatility17.52%
52-Week Range $446.86 - 590.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.75

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 17,894 18,159
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 57.72 44.12 69.75
EPS without NRI ($) 57.72 44.12 69.75
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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