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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 0.19
NYSE:RLI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NYSE:RLI: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:RLI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: 0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.31
NYSE:RLI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. NYSE:RLI: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:RLI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.31
0.15
0.34
Interest Coverage 18.58
NYSE:RLI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 28.75 vs. NYSE:RLI: 18.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:RLI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.18  Med: 24.54 Max: 35.32
Current: 18.58
15.18
35.32
WACC vs ROIC
8.13%
10.42%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.00
NYSE:RLI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. NYSE:RLI: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:RLI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17  Med: 24.6 Max: 37.89
Current: 17
17
37.89
Net Margin % 12.74
NYSE:RLI's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. NYSE:RLI: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:RLI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.74  Med: 17.39 Max: 26.96
Current: 12.74
12.74
26.96
ROE % 11.80
NYSE:RLI's ROE % is ranked higher than
77% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. NYSE:RLI: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:RLI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.61  Med: 15.62 Max: 22.98
Current: 11.8
10.61
22.98
ROA % 3.66
NYSE:RLI's ROA % is ranked higher than
78% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. NYSE:RLI: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:RLI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 4.8 Max: 6.52
Current: 3.66
3.12
6.52
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.30
NYSE:RLI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NYSE:RLI: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:RLI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 5.9 Max: 25.1
Current: 4.3
-9.7
25.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -3.70
NYSE:RLI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. NYSE:RLI: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:RLI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.65 Max: 40.2
Current: -3.7
0
40.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.70
NYSE:RLI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. NYSE:RLI: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:RLI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.8  Med: 6.8 Max: 48.4
Current: -3.7
-17.8
48.4
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

RLI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Robert Bruce 47,120 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,197,272 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 335,661 sh (-2.36%)
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Q3 2016

RLI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 5,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 335,661 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,197,272 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 44,120 sh (-6.37%)
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Q4 2016

RLI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros 5,200 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 44,120 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,197,272 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 268,361 sh (-20.05%)
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Q1 2017

RLI Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 3,380 sh (New)
Jim Simons 20,596 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 44,120 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,197,272 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Chuck Royce 136,280 sh (-49.22%)
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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 6331
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Traded in other countries:RL1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
RLI Corp provides property and casualty insurance coverages in both the specialty admitted and excess and surplus markets. It distributes its property and casualty insurance through branch offices.

RLI underwrites property and casualty insurance through major subsidiaries. The company offers insurance coverage in the specialty admitted market, where the products are designed for unique risks. It also offers products in the excess and surplus markets, which provides an alternative for customers with risks or loss exposures that generally cannot be written in the standard admitted market. RLI distributes property and casualty insurance through its wholly owned branch offices that market to wholesale and retail producers. The company's insurance operation segments include casualty, property, and surety.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.75
RLI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. RLI: 23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
RLI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.73  Med: 13.99 Max: 26.97
Current: 23.75
6.73
26.97
Forward PE Ratio 25.71
RLI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. RLI: 25.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.75
RLI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 16.11 vs. RLI: 23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
RLI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.72  Med: 13.93 Max: 26.97
Current: 23.75
6.72
26.97
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 26.92
RLI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
93% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. RLI: 26.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
RLI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 14.62 Max: 30.06
Current: 26.92
6.52
30.06
PB Ratio 2.87
RLI's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. RLI: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RLI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.42
Current: 2.87
1.24
3.42
PS Ratio 3.03
RLI's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RLI: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RLI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.27 Max: 3.88
Current: 3.03
1.72
3.88
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 16.30
RLI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
79% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. RLI: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RLI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.64  Med: 12.13 Max: 556.19
Current: 16.3
6.64
556.19
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.95
RLI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
78% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. RLI: 14.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RLI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 12.44 Max: 637.09
Current: 14.95
6.3
637.09
EV-to-EBIT 17.48
RLI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. RLI: 17.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RLI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 10 Max: 19.2
Current: 17.48
4.5
19.2
EV-to-EBITDA 17.48
RLI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. RLI: 17.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RLI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 10 Max: 19.2
Current: 17.48
4.5
19.2
PEG Ratio 23.30
RLI's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. RLI: 23.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
RLI' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 3.7 Max: 1210
Current: 23.3
0.21
1210
Shiller PE Ratio 18.74
RLI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. RLI: 18.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
RLI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.91  Med: 15.7 Max: 23.52
Current: 18.74
11.91
23.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.43
RLI's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. RLI: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
RLI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.43
1.09
2.35
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.34
RLI's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. RLI: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
RLI' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.34
0.12
0.34
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.60
RLI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. RLI: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
RLI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 8.4 Max: 23.3
Current: 5.6
5.2
23.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.55
RLI's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
93% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RLI: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.90
RLI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. RLI: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RLI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.14 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.9
1.45
3.13
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
RLI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. RLI: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RLI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: -0.1 Max: 5.7
Current: -0.7
-8.7
5.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.10
RLI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. RLI: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RLI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.49 Max: 3.65
Current: 3.1
0.65
3.65
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.42
RLI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. RLI: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RLI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.42
0.23
1.72
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.34
RLI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. RLI: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RLI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.34
0.19
1.67
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.81
RLI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RLI: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
RLI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.81
0.39
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.72
RLI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. RLI: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RLI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 10 Max: 22.3
Current: 5.72
5.2
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.60
RLI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. RLI: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
RLI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 11.6 Max: 45.3
Current: 6.6
4.1
45.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $811.6
EPS (TTM) $ 2.33
Beta1.03
Short Percentage of Float9.54%
52-Week Range $52.51 - 71.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)43.97

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.11 2.05
EPS without NRI ($) 2.11 2.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.86 0.94
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