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Also traded in: Canada, Germany, Mexico

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

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Cash-to-Debt 0.03
OTCPK:FRFZF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.44 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
OTCPK:FRFZF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.22
0.09
0.28
Beneish M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
1.53%
-3.64%
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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % -4.85
OTCPK:FRFZF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: -4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.84  Med: 7.31 Max: 31.23
Current: -4.85
-16.84
31.23
Net Margin % -3.98
OTCPK:FRFZF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: -3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.65  Med: 6.25 Max: 18.83
Current: -3.98
-9.65
18.83
ROE % -4.21
OTCPK:FRFZF's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: -4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.66  Med: 5.87 Max: 34.98
Current: -4.21
-7.66
34.98
ROA % -0.90
OTCPK:FRFZF's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.63  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.89
Current: -0.9
-1.63
5.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 20.20
OTCPK:FRFZF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 7.7 Max: 47.7
Current: 20.2
-10.4
47.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -42.10
OTCPK:FRFZF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: -42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.6  Med: 9.25 Max: 119.7
Current: -42.1
-57.6
119.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.90
OTCPK:FRFZF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. OTCPK:FRFZF: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:FRFZF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.4  Med: 5.65 Max: 70.3
Current: -0.9
-54.4
70.3
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd $OTCPK:FRFZF.
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Preferred stocks of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FFH.PR.E.Canada16.744.37Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FFH.PR.I.Canada20.004.66Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FFH.PR.C.Canada22.395.15Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.K.Canada23.195.37Class K
FXFLF16.175.45Pfd Shs Series -C-
FFH.PR.G.Canada18.554.50G
FRFGF12.074.63Cum Pfd Shs Series -E
FRFXF14.394.95Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
FRFFF17.565.32Class K
FAXRF13.990.00G
FRFZF15.544.48Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.D.Canada21.404.31Cum Pfd Shs Series -D- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.M.Canada24.244.92Cum Pfd Shs Series -M-
FFH.PR.F.Canada15.944.18Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -F- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.H.Canada17.964.26Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FAXXF13.394.34Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -H- Fltg Rt
FFH.PR.J.Canada19.004.42Pfd Shs Series -J- Fltg Rt
FXFHF12.034.19Cum 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 financial services holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

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

Top Ranked Articles about Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

Prem Watsa Purchases Largest Position in 5 Years Guru got into potash
Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) added more action to his statements that he felt buoyant about markets with the election of Donald Trump, buying his biggest holding in five years during the first quarter, after announcing earlier in the year that he had removed the full hedges on his portfolio that had limited his annual returns. Read more...
Act Now - Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates Pc Announces An Investigation Of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG-AWH
Nuggets From Prem Watsa Investing insights from an investing guru
Every March, Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH) releases his annual letter to shareholders. Read more...
Warren Buffett and Prem Watsa Have Dramatic Week With United and BlackBerry Sharp moves in two of their important holdings occur
The travails and triumphs of the market visited two of its mavens this week, when a PR fiasco sunk Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) stock United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) and an unlikely burst occurred in one of Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio)’s most stubborn stocks, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY). Read more...
Soros, Watsa, Icahn Divided on Shorting or Going Long Trump Rally Three top investors see drastically different markets ahead
As the Trump rally plods along, investors dispute whether the market is heading for a plunge or toward more blue skies – no less for investors who have billions to put down on their divergent views, like Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio), George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) and Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio). Read more...
Prem Watsa’s Place in the Benjamin Graham Universe This low-profile guru has grown the book value and share price of Fairfax Financial Holdings dramatically over the past 31 years
Prem Watsa Ends Period of Shorting Market With $1.2 Billion Loss After five years of fully hedging, Watsa reverses outlook due to Trump election
One of the premier employers of Buffett-style investing, Canada’s Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio), posted $1.20 billion in investing losses Thursday after closing short positions against market indexes when the election of Donald Trump pivoted his outlook from cautious to bullish. Read more...
Prem Watsa Significantly Increases US Bancorp, Buys 4 Stocks Watsa went big on the bank and added for smaller positions in Q4
Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) devoted most of his fourth-quarter portfolio activity to building onto holdings he already owned, starting only four small new stock positions, the Fairfax Financial CEO reported Monday. Read more...
'Canada's Warren Buffett' Prem Watsa Praises Trump, Forecasts Stock Pickers' Market Watsa makes largest acquisition ever, anticipating a surge in growth
Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) embarked on his “largest and best” acquisition in his company’s 31-year history this week, encouraged by what he views as a pro-business environment ushered in by the election of President-elect Donald Trump. Read more...
Watsa's Fairfax Sees Profits Wilt on Investment Losses Holding company affected by price fluctuations in 3rd quarter
Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio)’s Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH)(FRFHF) hosted a conference call to discuss its third-quarter results Friday morning. The results were released at market close Thursday. Read more...

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 1.18
FRFZF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. FRFZF: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FRFZF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.18
0.55
1.57
PS Ratio 0.99
FRFZF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FRFZF: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRFZF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.99
0.24
1.59
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 4.55
FRFZF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
87% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. FRFZF: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FRFZF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 8.88 Max: 1782.18
Current: 4.55
2.19
1782.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.07
FRFZF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
89% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. FRFZF: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FRFZF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 8.68 Max: 12151.82
Current: 4.07
2.15
12151.82
Shiller PE Ratio 17.87
FRFZF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 18.56 vs. FRFZF: 17.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FRFZF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.69  Med: 18.83 Max: 26.92
Current: 17.87
8.69
26.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 4.48
FRFZF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. FRFZF: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FRFZF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.21 Max: 4.48
Current: 4.48
0.68
4.48
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.80
FRFZF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. FRFZF: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FRFZF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.1 Max: 73.5
Current: 7.8
0
73.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.39
FRFZF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. FRFZF: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.28
FRFZF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
56% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. FRFZF: 6.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRFZF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.1 Max: 6.28
Current: 6.28
0.95
6.28
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.80
FRFZF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. FRFZF: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FRFZF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: -3.9 Max: -0.8
Current: -2.8
-11
-0.8

Valuation & Return

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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -29.45
FRFZF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. FRFZF: -29.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FRFZF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.45  Med: 0.9 Max: 35
Current: -29.45
-29.45
35

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $13.20 - 15.54

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